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participating in the project "With tetra Pak to handkerchiefs" are all very committed to recycling and are aware
of the importance of closing material loops such as Used Beverage Cartons (UBCs): EKO INICIATIVA and Lucart with sustainable paper products Lucart Eco Natural, Tetra Pak - world's leading food
processing and packaging solutions company, Ljubljanske mlekarne - the leading
dairy and the largest wholesaler of milk and dairy products in Slovenia, and
Dana – manufacturer producing bottled water, juices, and spirits.
Partnership working in action to increase awareness and recycling
From March 30 to April 30, 2017, a special promotion program, innitiated by Tetra Pack, is taking place in
Mercator hypermarkets across Slovenia, action aimed at stimulating the
recycling and proper way of handling the UBCs (Used beverage cartons). Each
time customers purchase 5 beverages in Tetra Pack packages, juices or milk, they
will receive a complementary pack.
How to dispose Tetra Pak Used Beverage Cartons properly?
average 75 % of Tetra Pak packaging is made of carton, mainly produced from
responsibly managed forests (FSC -
Forest Stewardship Council).
the Used Beverage Carton is properly disposed in yellow containers or bags, its carton
component is recycled in paper mills, such as Lucart, using Eco Technology. Used Tetra Pak beverage cartons become an importnant source of raw material - recycled cellulose fibres - which are transformed in completely new products, e.g. sanitary paper, contributing significantly to forest preservation.
Circulation of carton component of Tetra Pak packages:
Circular Economy optimizes waste management
material loops is one of
the main EU directives for the future, as the consumption has already twice
exceeded the available natural resources. To meet the circular economy
standards, the entire life cycle of products and specific material
components should be considered. Once it is established to what proportion
products can be re-used and in which form, the materials, once determined as
waste, become the source for completely new products.