Environmental

RPP – Reduction of single use plastic in RPP packaging

Reduction of single use plastics in RPP packaging Originally individually packaged in a plastic bags. Even though they were packed randomly in the outer carton the plastic bag avoided any damage occurring from one product to another. Solution: Omit the plastic bag and use cardboard divider to avoid any product damage and therefore have all packaging material potentially recyclable cardboard. No increase in cardboard content as new carton packs the item more efficiently. Saving: 20,000 bags per annum. @0.008gms = 160gms  

Centaur – Re-cycling of Materials

Centaur & Their Re-cycling of Materials Centaur have been manufacturing uPVC products since 1974. In the early 1980’s the company invested in its own compound plant for the processing of the raw resin by adding UV stabilisers, impact modifiers and the white pigmentation titanium dioxide. Formulated by mixing and drying into a powder the uPVC material is then used by either continuous extrusion or injection moulding. For a manufacturing operation such as Centaur the raw material that it manufactures is the...