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Berry’s Recycled Solutions Continue to Focus on Quality
The introduction of the UK Plastic Packaging Tax has resulted in strong demand for recycled solutions from Berry Global’s UK flexible films business. Berry is also one of the UK’s leading recyclers of used plastic packaging, with three vertically integrated recycling and re-manufacturing factories. These recycle used plastics from a variety of sources including the agricultural, industrial and retail sectors. All of the recyclate generated is used to manufacture new polythene sacks, bags and films in Berry manufacturing plants.
Berry Leadership Teams Focus on Sustainable Development
As part of its stated commitments to support the move to a circular and net zero economy, a group of senior leaders from Berry Global’s worldwide operations took part in a five-day course, organised by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).
Berry Global Celebrates Increased Polypropylene Recycling
EVANSVILLE, Ind., August 8, 2022 – In collaboration with The Recycling Partnership’s Polypropylene Recycling Coalition, Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) recognizes the recent analysis supporting the upgraded recycling status of polypropylene (PP) rigid containers to “Widely Recycled” under the How2Recycle label. This status change comes as the Polypropylene Recycling Coalition marks its two-year anniversary. As one of the world's largest purchasers of PP and a member of the Coalition, Berry strongly believes in the benefits of increasing recycling access of this substrate, recognized as the second largest plastic resin produced in the world1 and its high potential in a circular net-zero economy.
Berry Achieves First OEKO-TEX® Certifications in North America
Berry Global announced today its first three sites in North America to achieve the OEKO-TEX® STANDARD 100 certification, which validates materials used in manufacturing are free of harmful substances. These materials include virgin resin, recycled content, and renewable raw materials.