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Collaborative Solutions for a Sustainable Future: Highlights from the 7th Sino-German Environmental Forum

Centered around the theme “Promoting Green and Sustainable Development – Collaborative Response to Pollution, Biodiversity Loss, and Climate Change,” the 7th Sino-German Environmental Forum took place in Taicang, Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, on November 1, 2023,which stands as a high-level political dialogue between both nations, complemented by pertinent environmental policy-themed conferences. Federal Environment Minister Steffi Lemke […]


聚对苯二甲酸乙二醇酯(PET)和高密度聚乙烯(HDPE)被认为是广泛应用于日化和食品领域的硬质包装材料,是包装废弃物中的主要类型之一。PET 和 HDPE 包装的回收利用,特别是同级高值利用,正日益受到业界关注,同时也是“重塑包装”项目框架内的重点关注领域。联合相关行业协会和业内专家,“重塑包装”项目编制了本报告,旨在总结展示我国日化及食品领域 PET 和 HDPE 包装废弃物的产生、回收及利用等环节全貌,分析其再生利用前景,并提出行业发展建议,以提升回收循环价值链。

PET and HDPE Packaging in China’s Houshold Chemicals and Food Sectors

PET (polyethylene terephthalate) and HDPE (high-density polyethylene) are the two widely used rigid packaging materials in the household chemicals and food sectors and a primary type of packaging waste. The recycling of PET and HDPE packaging—and the high value-added re-cycling instead of down-cycling in particular—is attracting industry attention and is the focal point of the […]

Eco-Design of PET beverage bottle to increase circularity

Upon Waste to Resource Project, GIZ, UPM Raflatac and Nongfu Spring jointly initiated an eco-deign case by demonstrating water-wash-off label on tea beverage bottle for the first time and recycled the used bottle into backpacks. PET Beverage bottle with water wash-off label backpack made of recycled plastics Compared with traditional adhesive label, the innovative approaches […]

Bottle-to-Bottle Recycling of Shampoo Package

Commissioned by the program of German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Waste to Resource: upgrading the value chain of packaging waste through improving collection and recycling in China of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) designed and piloted series of innovative technologies, inspiring the circular transformation of package sector in […]