We make plastics circular
November 2022

Umincorp makes plastic food packaging from household waste. ‘The Netherlands is behind the times.’

After the opening of our new plant, Trouw spoke to our CEO Jaap Vandehoek, about our recycling process, the opportunities for packaging producers, and the need for stricter legislation: 

“Without stricter rules, we won’t get there. Packaging must now be made of recyclable material, but not necessarily recycled material. Some 60 percent of plastic waste comes from packaging. So it would make much more sense to make recycling mandatory, as in England.”

-Jaap Vandehoek

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