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UFlex Joins Alliance to End Plastic Waste to Strengthen its Global Mission of Building a Circular Plastic Economy

UFlex, India’s largest flexible packaging company and a global leader in polymer sciences has become a member of Alliance to End Plastic Waste (Alliance), a global non-profit organization with a mission to eliminate plastic waste in the environment.

UFlex’s steadfast commitment to tackle the problem of plastic waste and its expertise to derive solutions and technologies that help recover and recycle post-consumer plastic waste and help plastic find a purpose beyond its original use, has earned it a membership berth with the Alliance.

Through this affiliation, UFlex aims to contribute to and guide the Alliance and its members about sustainability practices that it has been following for years to mitigate plastic waste issues, thus globalizing these practises as also to learn and implement universally accepted practices. With support from the Alliance, UFlex also intends to promote and drive sustainable actions within the regions where it is present as a packaging company.

Founded in 2019, Alliance has convened a global network of corporations, project partners, and supporters across the plastics value chain. The Alliance undertakes joint initiatives with member organizations across the world to minimize and manage plastic waste in the environment.

Towards this, it adopts a quadrangular approach to take collective actions which include:

  • Development of infrastructure for collection and management of plastic waste;
  • Innovation and creation of new technologies to advance a circular economy for plastic waste;
  • Education and engagement with various stakeholders to mobilize action towards meaningful solutions; and
  • Clean-up of areas by working with partners to address plastic waste at source.

Under its global sustainability initiative ‘Project Plastic Fix’, in early 2020 UFlex extended its efforts to include post-consumer plastic waste by setting up lines, at its plant in headquarter city Noida, to recycle as well as upcycle post-consumer MLP mixed plastic waste and PET bottle waste into PCR grade packaging films (PCR PET & PCR PE) and injections moulding equipment.

For more information, visit https://www.uflexltd.com.

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