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More and more companies rely on the credibility of the ISCC certification system for the circular economy and bioeconomy

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ISCC PLUS certified packaging for the products we love

ISCC PLUS certification for the complete supply chain is increasing, to provide reassurance about the sustainable content of the packaging. The industry is rising to the challenge with numerous facilities already or soon to be certified.

Unilever, REN Clean Skincare, Aptar, Jindal Films, SABIC, Borealis, Neste and others have all publicised their involvement with ISCC.

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Unzipping Polyester for a Cleaner Future

High-quality products with recycled material are especially important for the cosmetics industry, as this industry not only has an increased demand for plastic packaging, but also discerning and environmentally conscious buyers. Qualiform, one of the world’s top producers of luxury cosmetic packaging, has recognised the need for innovative solutions. The company launched their ISCC PLUS certified line of bottles for the luxury cosmetics market made with Eastman’s mass balanced recycled copolyester. Both companies are working to scale up the circular economy as a top priority.

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Vynova: Launch of bio-attributed PVC resins

Vynova has launched a range of bio-attributed PVC resins in early 2020. The new PVC portfolio is certified to the ISCC PLUS Standard using a mass balance system and a great demonstration of Vynova’s strong commitment to sustainability in the value chain. Working with converters from industry sectors that cover the whole range of PVC products, Vynova aims to establish a fully certified supply chain within a year.

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Hammarplast: ISCC logo on medical devices

One of Hammarplast’s main goals is to increase sales of products that support the production of renewable materials. The ECO+ product line is called “sustainable choice” and offers an added value to clients.

SABIC: Cracking the problem of plastic waste

Sabic, a global leader in the chemical industry, has started the first production of ISCC certified circular polymers in early 2019 using pyrolysis oil. The innovative UK-based company PLASTIC ENERGY produces the patented pyrolysis oil, known as TACOIL, at their plant in Spain from the recycling of mixed plastic waste. The certified circular polymers are planned to be used by SABIC’s customers for packaging solutions for a variety of consumer products.

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NatureWorks: 100% commitment to sustainable biopolymers

NatureWorks first gained ISCC PLUS certification in 2012, one of the first biopolymers manufacturers to do so. The innovative company is working towards 100% ISCC certified agricultural input material by 2020. With their commitment to feedstock diversification and the decoupling of plastics from fossil feedstocks the company is an important driver of the bioeconomy.

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Perstorp: ISCC certified polyols

The Swedish Perstorp Group is a market leader in specialty chemicals for diverse industries and applications. In 2017 it received its ISCC PLUS certificate for its bio-based products Neeture™, Evyron™ and Voxtar™ for which input materials are sustainably sourced. As the production for the renewable polyols is based on the mass balance concept, the company has created a video that easily explains the mass balance approach, and how it can help the industry to become more sustainable.

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UPM, Elopak and DOW: ISCC certified packaging solutions

The UPM Lappeenranta Biorefinery produces wood-based naphtha – an excellent raw material for bioplastics, e.g. for the packaging industry. The Norwegian company Elopak supplies 15 billion cartons around the world each year and joined forces with UPM Biofuels and Dow to offer 100% renewable cartons that are both recyclable and responsibly sourced.

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