Nestlé and Kraft get behind game-changing recycling technology

Food giants Kraft and Nestlé have given their backing to a ‘game-changing’ technology that will allow the recovery of aluminum from flexible laminates such as beverage and coffee pouches. UK based Enval said the two multinational food companies have joined a consortium that will share the capital costs of building a commercial plant to scale up the technology – a world first – that is capable of treating wastes difficult to recycle with conventional recycling processes and, which, up to now, ended up in landfill.

David Boorman, business development director at Enval, a spin-out from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Cambridge, told that it is looking for at least four more brand owners to get involved in the consortium to accelerate its recycling technology…… Read more