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Aptar Signs the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment
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The Global Commitment, through the
Commenting on Aptar’s commitment, Aptar President and CEO,
In the interest of supporting a more sustainable economy, Aptar launched
Over the past few years, Aptar has evaluated and tested a number of sustainable resins. Aptar seeks sustainable materials that can replace our standard fossil-based resins, and is currently investigating post-consumer recycled resins (PCR), post-industrial resins (PIR) and bio-based materials.
Aptar has launched stock tube-top, snap-top and disc-top closures in
Aptar also recently qualified some of its dispensing systems with actuator, closure and dip tube components made of bio-based materials. These were the first dispensing systems on the global market to complete a life cycle assessment (LCA) and achieve an environmental product declaration (EPD) in compliance with standard ISO 14025. With the recent certification of LCA studies, these dispensing systems can further reduce environmental impact.
Aptar remains committed to sustainable resins and will continue to seek opportunities to replace fossil-based resins and increase our offering of sustainable dispensing solutions. We invite you to read more about our sustainability efforts in our 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report.
Aptar is a leading global supplier of a broad range of innovative
dispensing, sealing and active packaging solutions for the beauty,
personal care, home care, prescription drug, consumer health care,
injectables, food and beverage markets. Aptar uses insights, design,
engineering and science to create innovative packaging technologies that
build brand value for its customers, and, in turn, make a meaningful
difference in the lives, looks, health and homes of people around the
world. Aptar is headquartered in
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