Sustainable plastic and rubber products win the Rethink Awards 2019
On March 14 the NRK announced the winners of the Rethink Sustainable Products 2019 during the Evening of the Manufacturing Industry. The award in the B2B category has been awarded to Omefa for the SubTile. In the B2B Packaging category. The award was for Katan-Ex Biobased wrapping film from AFP and Oerlemans Packaging received Bag2Bag’s award in the Chain collaboration category.
The Rethink Awards are awarded annually to plastic and rubber products that best meet the sustainability requirements. The jury recognizes some important trends in the submissions, aimed at improving the social value of products and solving problems. The focus of companies is clearly focused on the use of recyclate or biobased raw materials, the redesign of products so they are more recyclable and chain cooperation. The entries were assessed on the basis of five criteria: Renew (raw materials), Reduce (production and product), Redesign (design and use), Reuse (reuse product) and Recycle (collection and recycling).