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Silgan Dispensing's TS800 trigger sprayer awarded 'Made for Recycling' certificate by Interseroh, a German recycling and waste management firm; certification complies with new German Packaging Law

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Certification complies with German Packaging Law

Silgan Dispensing, a global leader in the design, development and distribution of highly engineered pumps and sprayers in the home, health and beauty markets, today announced its industry-leading TS800® trigger sprayer has been awarded a “Made for Recycling” certificate by Interseroh, a German recycling and waste management firm.

The Made for Recycling certificate was launched as an evaluation system for the new German Packaging Law (VerpackG), which went into effect on January 1, 2019, and is only awarded after a product passes Interseroh’s rigorous auditing process. Assignability to the collection system, sortability of the packaging, suitability for mechanical recycling and provision of secondary products to the collection system are all assessed as part of the audit.

Silgan Dispensing’s TS800® dispenser is a market-leading trigger sprayer, trusted by major global brands for its reliability and performance. It can be customized with more than 30 spray-stream-foam nozzle configurations, as well as shrouds, closures and actuators. TS800® provides brands with shelf differentiation without sacrificing speed to market.

“As businesses become increasingly focused on sustainability initiatives, it’s critical they understand what’s truly environmentally friendly – and not simply hyperbole,” said Ladonna Armour, Global Director of Marketing at Silgan Dispensing. “We’re committed to creating the best possible dispensing solutions with an eye toward sustainability, and the Made for Recycling certification is evidence of this and the difference our products can make toward their sustainability efforts.”

An industry pioneer in recycling solutions and waste prevention strategies, Interseroh takes an integrated approach to closing product, material and logistics loops. Businesses work with Interseroh through recycling, waste management and property and facility management consulting services to improve their ecological footprint.

To learn more about Silgan Dispensing, please visit: www.SilganDispensing.com

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