Sustainable win for Waste2Wear
Waste2Wear wins award for sustainbale packaging
Waste2Wear is delighted to win the 2022 Packaging Association of Canada (PAC) Packaging Innovation Award of Distinction for their recycled polypropylene (RPP) bags.This prestigious award was earned in recognition of their totally traceable bags made from recycled polypropylene (RPP) for a variety of glocal brands including Mars and M&Ms by ASL, Lululemon, Gym + Coffee, SNIB and many more.
Polypropylene is the second most widely used plastic in the world. However, only 1-3% of what is produced gets recycled. Waste2Wear is on a mission to relieve the planet of the plastic problem by innovating products made from recycled plastics with traceable and transparent supply chains. Waste2Wear clients are really making a positive environmental impact by choosing innovative recycled and recyclable products such as these.
The awards were judged by 25 leaders in the industry including representatives from Colgate-Palmolive and Amcor Flexibles. They chose the Waste2Wear bags for their innovative sustainable design. The RPP bags are made from post-consumer domestic appliances such a fridges. The process involves taking the appliances to the recycling centre and separating the metals and other parts from the plastic. All useable parts are recycled. The plastic gets shredded, made into pellets and further processed to make woven and non-woven fabrics. These fabrics make ideal shopping bags as they are strong (average weight tested to hold 15kg) durable and recyclable. Waste2Wear is truly honoured to be among other high calibre winners being recognised at industry level for making a positive environmental difference for their clients with this sustainable packaging design.