Breaking News

Avery Dennison launches matrix recycling tool

May 14, 2013

An interactive map features a directory that indicates locations of non-landfill operations or energy-from-waste facilities.

Avery Dennison has launched a matrix recycling tool on its website to help its converter customers divert and process scrap. The tool is located at: label.averydennison.com/en/home/solutions/sustainability.html.

“Many of our customers are actively improving their sustainability footprint,” says Rosalyn Bandy, sustainability manager, Avery Dennison Materials Group. “We have created this matrix recycling tool as a response to those looking to reduce their impact by sending less waste to landfills.”

The interactive map features a directory that indicates locations of non-landfill operations or energy-from-waste facilities. Most of these operations process discarded pressure sensitive scrap materials generated by label presses into clean, renewable energy sources. One such method is fuel pellets, which can be a direct substitute for coal but with a lower carbon and overall emissions footprint.

The interactive tool is based on Avery Dennison’s own information and was developed in collaboration with key converters, recyclers and key channel partners. Recycling may not be available in all areas.

Related Labels & Packaging:

Related Supplies:

Related Technology:

blog comments powered by Disqus
  • New press debuts at Gallus Innovation Days

    New press debuts at Gallus Innovation Days

    Greg Hrinya, Associate Editor||September 26, 2016
    The Gallus Labelmaster capitalizes on expertise from parent company Heidelberg, building on the Speedmaster offset platform.

  • EskoWorld 2016 provides drupa report

    Greg Hrinya, Associate Editor||September 22, 2016
    “Digital was a very clear and striving theme across drupa, and more specifically inkjet,” said Jan de Roeck

  • Ink innovation to be showcased at Labelexpo

    Catherine Diamond||September 9, 2016
    As always, ink manufacturers are a vital part of the label industry's most important event of the year.

  • The North American Label Market

    The North American Label Market

    Steve Katz, Editor||September 7, 2016
    Gains are being made across the board.

  • Getting Educated at Labelexpo

    Getting Educated at Labelexpo

    Steve Katz, Editor||September 7, 2016
    With a wide range of presentations, expert-led master classes and machinery demonstrations, there is no shortage of learning

  • Drupa 2016 a ‘resounding success’

    Drupa 2016 a ‘resounding success’

    Steve Katz, Editor||July 15, 2016
    The label industry was well-represented as visitors showed strong interest in the latest printing technologies.