- Mondi and Thimonnier launch a new recyclable mono-material berlingot sachet for liquid soap refills
- The innovative new packaging reduces plastic usage by more than 75% compared to rigid plastic bottles
- The solution is designed to replace the current industry standard of non-recyclable plastic
The companies have created a new packaging for liquid refills that is designed so that it can be entirely emptied. The berlingot sachet is made from a recyclable mono-material, coextruded polyethylene (PE). It not only weighs less but also reduces plastic usage by more than 75% compared to rigid plastic bottles. The refill solution can replace the current industry standard of multilayer PVC refill containers, which are effectively not recyclable.
The unusual shape of the sachet is eye catching and differentiated. The durable and leak-proof solution allows consumers to smell the product inside, a particularly useful feature for the liquid soaps it is designed to protect. The lightweight material also makes it more convenient for customers, especially those who are buying in-store.
“Our goal working with Mondi was to find a packaging alternative with low environmental impact and good runnability. We are pleased to have found a solution that achieves both”, explained Eric Duhoo, General Manager at Thimonnier.
For Mondi, the solution was further demonstration of the benefits of partnership and its importance to achieving a truly circular economy.