The label and package printing industry is continuing to take strides to leave a better carbon footprint, and adhesives manufacturers are no different. Despite the current supply chain challenges that may have temporarily put sustainability on the backburner, suppliers are continuing to innovate in this space.
Numerous suppliers are seeing an increased desire for Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR)-approved products, and product approvals from organizations like the APR remain a high priority. Acucote's Harton notes, too, that understanding the recycling identification code and the package's end-of-life destination helps raw material suppliers design sustainable labeling solutions.
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