Recycling – Gerber Introduces Single-Material Plastic Pouch

On March 5, 2020, Gerber “… announced a first-of-its-kind, single-material baby food pouch designed for the future of recycling Developed in partnership with Gualapack, the world leader of premade spouted pouches, this is the latest initiative in Gerber’s journey to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025. It is also an important milestone in creating a wider market for recycled plastics that are safe for food … With Nestlé as a founding member of Materials Recovery for the Future (MRFF), a research collaborative committed to creating recycling solutions, Gerber is helping to expand curbside recycling for the pouch – and all baby food pouches. MRFF’s pilot program in Pottstown, PA is now the first curbside recycling program in the U.S. to accept flexible plastics such as these. The pouch will be available exclusively on for Gerber’s Organic Banana Mango Puree beginning in May 2020, with expansion in product offerings to follow …” #Gerber #PlasticPackaging #SingleUsePlastic #Recycling