Joint Study – Reusable Plastics Crates VS Disposable Cardboard Crates

Reusable Plastic Crates VS Disposable Cardboard Crates One would think that “reusable before disposal” would be a clear message for everyone in 2023. Government has laid this down in the waste hierarchy, and many studies have shown the advantages of reusable over disposable systems. Nevertheless, there are currently various publications that attempt ...

2023-02-21T12:44:00+00:00February 21st, 2023|Tags: |

Carbon Footprint von Verpackungssystemen für Obst- und Gemüsetransporte in Europa
(Stiftung Initiative Mehrweg and Fraunhofer-Insitut)

The main objective of the study is to quantify the greenhouse gas emissions of the reused foldable plastic containers and the disposable cardboard boxes as well as their subsequent comparison. The study determines the CO2 footprint of packaging systems for the transport of fruit and vegetables in Europe. These are reusable, foldable plastic containers ...

2021-11-18T09:41:34+00:00November 18th, 2021|Tags: |

Intermediate bulk containers re-use in the circular economy: an LCA evaluation
(Science Direct)

The study aims to assess the environmental impacts to the life cycle of Intermediate Bulk Containers (IBCs) as the number of uses (the so-called “rotations”) changes, by using the life cycle assessment (LCA) methodology. The LCA has been applied in this study to evaluate the environmental performance of the life cycle of reusable IBCs. VIEW ...

2021-08-05T14:20:16+00:00August 5th, 2021|Tags: |
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