The project aims to safeguard food safety and quality, while developing innovative plastic packaging systems that increase the use of recycled plastic and contribute to achieving Norway’s circular economy target.

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01. Apr 2021


31. Dec 2023

Funded by

Norwegian Research Council


Norner, Norsus, Bama gruppen AS, Bewi AS, Mills DA, Skanem, Tomra Systems ASA

Project Manager(s):

Marit Kvalvåg Pettersen

Other Participants:

Nusrat Sharmin

Primary objective

The RECY-FOOD-PACK project will develop a comprehensive knowledge platform for sustainable and safe food packaging materials based on Norwegian post-consumer plastic waste streams

Secondary objectives

1: Recommendation for food packaging which preserve food safety and quality

2: Feasibility of Norwegian closed loop recycling for food packaging demonstrated

3: Recycled food packaging system with a functional barrier demonstrated

4: Applicability of recycled packaging with respect to food safety, shelf life and quality verified

5: General and specific knowledge in LCA for food packaging case systems using recycled plastics developed