EPL Limited, an Indian multinational company specializing in the manufacture of laminated plastic tubes, today announced the major conversion of a leading partner brand, Vicco Labs, to 100% recyclable packaging. Vicco and EPL Laboratories have worked together to convert Vicco’s “Curcuma” product line into recyclable Platina tubes.
Lamitubes Platina 250, 300 and 350 have been recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR), USA as meeting or exceeding the strict critical criteria of the APR HDPE for recyclability.
The Vicco Labs and EPL teams worked together to perform the required tests and ensure that quality protocols were followed, before products were released to the market. Vicco is one of the first to adopt the recyclable tube format, which is in line with its vision to convert to recyclable packaging. These product sets have converted Vicco Turmeric Skin Cream, Vicco Turmeric Aloe Vera Skin Cream, Vicco Turmeric WSO Cream and Vicco Turmeric Face Wash into recyclable packaging. It is now available on modern commerce, e-commerce and traditional commerce platforms.
At the launch, Vicco Labs Pvt Ltd Director, Mr. Deep Pendharkar said: “We are pleased to lead the sustainability agenda and convert to recyclable packaging. This step is a way forward to achieve our commitments in terms of sustainable development. EPL remains our partner of choice for innovative and sustainable tubular packaging “.
On the occasion of this milestone, EPL President AMESA, Mr. Deepak Ganjoo, said: “We are delighted to partner with Vicco Laboratories in this achievement and to help them meet their development commitments. sustainable. EPL has been at the forefront of sustainable innovations, and we will continue to support leading brands in launching products in recyclable tubular packaging. This is in line with our commitment to environmental sustainability. “
Platina tubes, after use, can be recycled in the dominant Code 2 plastic stream used worldwide for recycling milk cans, juice bottles, etc. help the major FMCG brands to meet their commitments in terms of sustainable development.
With a greater focus on sustainability, EPL is working with several FMCG brands in India and around the world to help them launch their products in recyclable tube packaging.
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