Waste & Recycling


  • Label industry creates recycling consortium

    November 4, 2020 by SWR Staff

    With a shared goal of creating a sustainable self-adhesive labeling industry, more than 30 companies from around the world today have established a new consortium to promote recycling. Currently only 52 percent of matrix and liner waste is recycled globally.

  • Mattel switching to sustainable plastics

    December 23, 2019 by SWR Staff

    EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Mattel, Inc. plans to achieve 100 percent recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastics materials in both its products and packaging by 2030. In the first half of 2020, the Company will debut its first product aligned with

  • News Labelling

    New guidelines for flushability labeling

    June 6, 2018 by SWR Staff

    CARY, N.C. – INDA (Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry) and EDANA, the global trade associations representing consumer wipes manufacturers and supply chains, have published an update to their strict guidelines for labeling of non-flushable wipes and for assessing the