ELIF SUSTAINABLE ECO SOLUTIONS
A High-Performance PE packaging solution. Modified and improved to save resources, improve the film properties, and optimize films for specific uses.
Sustainability is part of our DNA. Our offerings are part of the solution to future challenges.
Elif develops its business activities in order to promote productive, sustainable and cost saving methods and technologies.
Centering its business model around ‘Sustainable Packaging for Life’, Elif enables customers to reach their sustainability goals by providing continuous innovation and high quality standards.
A 100% Recyclable PE pouch solution. Elif’s green innovation allowing recyclability of the packaging and can be applied on all pouches. Elif’s recyclable PE pouch solution meets the growing demand for recyclable and environmentally-friendly packaging.
Recyclable high barrier laminate solution. ElifProLite is Elif’s fully recyclable high barrier laminated packaging solution for the flexible packaging industry. Thanks to its mono-material structure & homogeneous composites which suitable for recycling through the available corresponding recycling streams.
Renewable resource PE packaging solution. ElifGreen is a renewable resource PE flexible packaging film filled with Green PE granules made from sugarcane in various percentages. It offers to keep the same mechanical properties as in fossil-based PE films and is a 100% recyclable, renewable, and sustainable film solution.
A Sustainable post-consumer packaging solution. ElifPCR is an eco-cyclic packaging solution containing high-quality post-consumer recycled materials recovered from commercial, industrial, and household waste.
A sustainable post-industrial resin solution. ElifPIR is a sustainable flexible packaging containing post-industrial recycled material. Post Industrial Resin (PIR) is plastic waste recovered from industrial process and consist of a blend of recycled resins coming from industrial waste.
A Sustainable paper packaging solution. ElifNatura is a paper packaging solution, which can be used for a variety of different applications in the field of flexible packaging.
A twistable PE eco-solution. Elif2Twist is an eco-innovation, twistable PE packaging film that can be used in confectionery packaging. Manufactured by the alternative film obtaining method developed with the machine direction orientation (MDO) technique.
A compostable packaging solution. ElifNatty is a compostable film formulated with a family of innovative bioplastic alloys based on biodegradable polymers totally or partially obtained from renewable resources.
Our packaging reaches millions of people all around the world everyday, helping to create a happier and healthier life.
We exist for People in every sphere of life.
Elif is committed to creating sustainable value for the wellbeing of the earth and the society. Our packaging reaches millions of people all around the world every day, helping to create a happier and healthier life. We exist for People in every sphere of life. Our business is “Sustainable Packaging for Life”.
Sustainability is part of our DNA. We produce “Sustainable Packaging for Life” and this purpose describes how we leverage our sustainability principles in 5 areas of action. Within these 5 areas of sustainability, we take advantage of business opportunities and minimise risks along the value chain.
Acting with the vision of sustainable future, Elif will further continue to put into practice programs and projects contributing to protection, improvement and sustainability of the environment and human life.
Direct waste to landfill is recorded as 0
Water consumption is decreased by 4.4%
Paper waste decrease by 13%
7 corporate social responsibility projects
3rd years of UNICEF Platinum Wings sponsorship
Planted more than 1.200 trees
7th year as a member of UNGC
Over 10% CAGR in last 5 years
4% increase in total export in 2019
Investment decisions were taken in 2019 for product diversification
Lost days due to injuries decreased by 26%
8 years of SEDEX membership
Average lost time weight reduced by 29%
12 hours of training per co-worker
Elif Operational Excellence Program
The capacity of pouch production process is increased
Ower 60 new product developments achieved.
R&D Center Certificate awarded
Became Ceflex membership
Elif defines responsible packaging not only as light weighing material or recyclability but as a packaging that can improve human life today and tomorrow. ‘Packaging for Life’ innovations of Elif empower our customers and their consumers to live a more sustainable, convenient and functional product experience.
Elif is a member of United Nations Global Compact since 2012
Elif aims to make its corporate environment and social responsibility official by joining the United Nations Global Compact, the intention of which has been declared with a Letter of Commitment sent to the UN in July 2012.
Elif’s corporate values define the effective integration of ecological, economic and social engagement of the company and its representation of individual responsibility for the realisation and sustainability of successful business.
Elif supports United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles
As Elif Holding group of companies, we relentlessly emphasise our belief in the power of ‘equality of men and women’ through the light of our diversity and equal employment principles. We assimilate and apply an approach empowering women's presence in the economy.
Elif, which constantly emphasises the importance of the equality of women and men and the difference made by the touches of women in every field of life. Elif does support improvement of women positions in the community and business life as a crucial need of our society. Therefore, we are committed to integrating the Women’s Empowerment Principles into our business model and continue its activities with the aim of leveraging these principles.
Elif helps to fight against loss of food with United Nations SAVE FOOD Initiative
Elif is proud to be a participant of the SAVE FOOD initiative to help prevent food waste and the loss of valuable resources.
Elif has a pioneer role for flexible packaging industry in terms of investing in innovative and responsible production solutions that reduce natural resource usage and waste throughout the supply chain.
Elif is proud to be a holder of ‘UNICEF Platinum Wing’!
Elif has been the first supporter of UNİCEF’s “Platinum Wing” program in Turkey. The company is the first Turkish institution conferred with the ‘UNICEF Platinum Wing’, thanks to the regular funds granted by the company to the UNICEF projects that aim to ensure the most disadvantageous children in Turkey and around the world have access to the living, improvement, health and educations services and offer them the same rights as their peers.
Business leaders collaborating for sustainable development!
Elif is proud to join WBCSD Turkey network, a key global platform whose sustainability objectives are closely aligned with the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. After its membership in 2015, Elif has been participating actively in the seven working groups it is involved. By acting together with WBCSD Turkey, we will contribute to the transformation of our sustainability projects and programmes for improved sustainability and health while gaining insight into the evolving needs of our customers.
From waste to opportunity: Elif is a member of the new project to scale up material reuse
The Materials Marketplace project is a key step towards the shift to a circular economy - one where waste becomes the new engine for creating value. Elif is committed to supporting the projects that will open up new business opportunities while creating economic, environmental, and societal benefits.
The Materials Marketplace is a new joint pilot project led by Turkey Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD Turkey) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
ELIF participates in CEFLEX, a collaborative initiative of a European consortium of companies and associations representing the entire value chain of flexible packaging to enhance the performance of flexible packaging in the circular economy.
Elif joins AIM’s Digital Watermarks Initiative HolyGrail 2.0
Elif has joined the Digital Watermarks Initiative HolyGrail 2.0, facilitated by AIM, the European Brands Association. In doing so, Elif has become one of the over 85 companies and organizations to participate in this pilot project to prove the viability of digital watermarking technologies to enable better sorting and higher quality recycling rates for packaging in the EU, to drive a truly circular economy.
Elif Qualified to Become an "R&D Center"
Having attached great importance to R&D studies and technology acquisition since its establishment, Elif has been making a name for itself with its innovative packaging, constantly renewed production technologies, and R&D investments. As a result of all this hard work, Elif was entitled to receive the R&D Center Certificate from the Ministry of Science, Industry, and Technology.
The Business Plastics Initiative Representative Companies Join Forces Against Plastic Pollution!
Elif is proud to be a part of the Business Plastics Initiative as an indication of its sustainability strategy.
Global Compact Turkey, World Business Council for Sustainable Development, TUSIAD carrying the fight with plastic pollution a step further with the establishment of "Plastic Business Initiative”. By responding to the initiative's call, companies want to be a part of the solution announced their determination with their plastic commitments by 2021.
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