We are delighted to announce that Elif2Pouch (ElifHyPEr / PE) packaging solution has achieved a “very good” rating and has been awarded the “Made for Recycling” Certificate from Interseroh , an Independent German Recycling and consulting company.
Elif2Pouch is Elif’s 100% recyclable polyethylene (PE) pouch solution made with the combination of PE and Elif’s awarded ElifHyPEr solution. ElifHyPEr, a high-performance PE film technology which is one of the latest of Elif’s continuous innovations, was awarded in the 2019 WorldStar Packaging awards in the food category.
As an environmental services provider, Interseroh provides assistance at almost every stage of the packaging loop and also operates a center of competence for the plastics recycling, in which methods for recycling plastics are researched and developed. The center’s services include the evaluation of lightweight packaging in terms of their recyclability. To comply with the increasingly stringent recycling targets required by law (e.g. German VerpackG) and to ensure waste is processed into high-quality recyclates, materials must be designed for recycling.
To be ‘recyclable’, materials must be capable of proper collection and reliable sorting, and suitable for recycling into a recyclate. Interseroh is helping companies to design packaging so that it passes smoothly through these after-life processes and is therefore truly ‘made for recycling’.
As the film performance increases, ElifHyPEr manages to reduce the use of natural resources. While the high-performance PE film ElifHyPEr offers superior gloss and transparency, high barrier properties, and advanced mechanical characteristics, Elif2Pouch .
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