Self-Adhesive Label Industry Announces Consortium to Promote Global Recycling: “CELAB: Toward a Circular Economy for Labels”

October 26, 2020 – With a shared goal of creating a sustainable self-adhesive labeling industry, more than 30 companies from around the world today announced the creation of a new Consortium, CELAB: Toward a Circular Economy for Labels. CELAB (Circular Economy for Labels) is an industry initiative, founded by companies in the self-adhesive label industry to create greater circularity…

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Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) approves Changes to the Guidelines for Paper Stock

Contacts:                     Linnea Keen, PresidentTLMITel: (828) 275-2516Linnea.Keen@tlmi.com Jennifer DochstaderLPC, Inc.Tel: (512) 444-2066jennifer@lpcprint.com April 27, 2022 (Milford, OH): TLMI announces that the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) Board of Directors approved the addition of a specialty grade to the guidelines for paper stock contained in the ISRI Scrap Specifications Circular at…

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CELAB-Europe Announces the Release of an Interactive Map on Their Website

CELAB-Europe announced the release of an interactive map on their website today which is going to list collectors and recyclers of used liner and matrix materials that are a part of the production of labels used on packaging. The launch of the interactive map is the result of the collaboration of label industry members in a joint effort…

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CELAB Publishes New White Paper: “Film Based Silicone Release Liners from Labels Can & Should Be Recycled”

June 11, 2021 – CELAB (Circular Economy for Labels), a consortium representing companies throughout the self-adhesive label supply chain, today published a new white paper on challenges and opportunities facing the global recycling of film based silicone liners, a type of layer from which a label is peeled away. The analysis covers the impact of…

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CELAB Elects Executive Board to Lead North American Branch

Coalition Dedicated to Creating a More Sustainable Pressure Sensitive Label IndustryMarch 22, 2021 – CELAB (Circular Economy for Labels), a global consortium of companies in the self-adhesive label industry, today announced members of its North America Branch (CELAB North America) Executive Board elected by the membership. Formed last year, CELAB is working to create a…

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Self-adhesive label companies launch a broad-based industry recycling initiative

FINAT, the European self-adhesive labelling industry association, is pleased to formally announce the launch of ‘CELAB-Europe’, a significant new initiative designed to create a circular economy for self-adhesive label materials in Europe. By establishing a representative value-chain organisation, CELAB-Europe will work to identify and collectively scale recycling and re-use solutions for the self-adhesive label liner…

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