BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

BIBLIOTECA HORTICULTURA

R-PET is a truly sustainable choice

R-PET is a truly sustainable choice

INFIA is the first company, among R-PET packaging manufacturers, to have obtained the EPD certification for its small fruit trays

INFIA has published the Environmental Food Declaration (EPD), which objetively analyzes the environmental impacts. The EPD explains that food packaging needs to perform a variety of functions: preserve food safety and freshness, rationalise trasportation, and highlight the quality of the content. Along with the essential aspect of usefulness comes the complex topic of sustainability, both pre and post-consumer.

The innovation that transforms the end-of-life into a new life is 100% R-PET. PET, mainly coming from bottles and trays,  recycled to produce again packaging suitable to come into contact with food, in line with the values of ciruclar economy, thus avoiding the use of virigin polimers.

The recycling of PET is combined with the recycling of R-PET trays which can be endlessly recycled.

The document informs about the impact of paper and plastic bag produciont on energy consumption, CO2 emissions, water consumption, solid waste, and release of harmful chemicals in water.

Infia is the first company, among R-PET packaging manufacturers, to have obtained the EPD certification for its small fruit trays. The EPD was developed by calculating the environmental performance in relation to the year 2018 production. The average rate of post-consumer.