The need for packaging is growing worldwide. And so is the need to have renewable products, which is why innovative solutions and the right kind of materials factor in making environmentally sound packaging.
By 2030, the focus of the global consumer marketplace will have shifted to Asia and the middle class of its growing cities. Products and services will become digital, but demand will also grow in another rising segment: renewable biomaterials.
UPM is working together with crop nutrition company Yara to research possibilities for agricultural reuse of nutrients retrieved from the sludge originating from the pulp and paper mills’ production processes.