CIRCULARITY IN MOTION: how the nonwoven and engineered material industry is making strides in sustainability

Major nonwoven and engineered fabric companies are taking great leaps to improve their efforts in sustainability.  From diapers to hospital wraps, and disinfecting wipes to coffee filters - nonwovens and engineered materials are part of our daily life. INDA is proud to share their successes in three categories: Sustainable innovation, making intentional changes to generate long-term social and environmental benefits, responsible sourcing; using materials that are primarily bio-based or from feedstocks drawing on regenerative, and/or sustainable agriculture principles to advance circularity, and responsible end-of-life solutions - incorporating materials that are either recyclable or biodegradable. See all their stories >


PG Sustainability Solutions

In an effort to continue its commitment to sustainable packaging, P&G has focused on a new challenge: how to use more recycled content in packaging while also enabling more packaging to be recycled. The company could see that the increased demand for recycled content threatened to outpace the availability of recycled material, largely because a major packaging material which P&G and others depend upon is polypropylene plastic. While technically recyclable, it is difficult to remove contaminants and colors from used polypropylene plastic with traditional mechanical recycling methods, so it is not desirable (or accepted) for many packaging applications.

P&G is committed to advancing sustainable developments that can be scaled for maximum impact. Our work with recycled polypropylene is evidence of the power of holistic innovation to bring forward meaningful solutions that can positively impact a broad range of applications and drive circularity of materials.
Lee Ellen Drechsler, Senior Vice President of R&D, Procter & Gamble

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