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23 Sep 2019
--- Clariant has launched a range of 25 organic pigments for biodegradable and compostable polymers. Compliant with the European Norm (EN) 13432 compostable criteria for packaging, this color scheme aims to boost the... Read More
20 Sep 2019
--- Lay’s, a PepsiCo brand, is debuting its first packaging redesign in 12 years, transforming shelves across 250,000 retailers with a full conversion of 115 packages in more than 25 flavor varieties. The brand’s new... Read More
20 Sep 2019
--- Rapak, part of DS Smith Plastics, has developed a durable Bag-in-Box solution in response to an increase in the e-commerce demand of laundry detergents and other Consumer Packaged Goods (CPGs). SÜDPACK Forest... Read More
20 Sep 2019
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is to remove plastic shrink-wrap across all multipack cans sold in the UK and transition to cardboard over the next 18 months. More than 30 million packs sold to consumers each year will no... Read More
19 Sep 2019
--- Marking a first for the US, California has passed a proposal to legally enforce a minimum-amount standard of recycled materials in plastic bottles. The final version of Assembly Bill 792 requires containers in the... Read More
19 Sep 2019
--- Concern about the potential health implications of microplastics in food and drinks is rising, and for a good reason. A study published by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) estimates that more than... Read More
19 Sep 2019
--- The drive for increased environmental sustainability in packaging was once again top of the agenda at Packaging Innovations in London, UK. Private and public concern for the rising tide of global plastic pollution has... Read More
18 Sep 2019
--- A flagship project in Bangladesh that provides underprivileged children with healthy school meals using surplus crops has been launched by SIG Combibloc (SIG), under its charity arm Way Beyond Good Foundation. Coined Cartons... Read More
18 Sep 2019
--- The best before date on some of Unilever’s products under the Knorr and Hellmann’s brands will now be followed by the Danish phrase for “often good after” in a bid to cut food waste. Unilever Denmark... Read More
17 Sep 2019
--- Food packaging manufacturer Sabert has launched foodservice products made from 100 percent high-grade, post-consumer PET bottle flake. The move eliminates the need for virgin PET across the manufacturer’s portfolio and... Read More
17 Sep 2019
--- In a “perfect marriage of modern and traditional,” Luxembourg-based Ardagh is supplying Austrian winery Weingut Johann Müllner with a slimline aluminum can for its “Kiss Me” Sauvignon white wine... Read More
16 Sep 2019
--- PepsiCo has announced a new target to reduce 35 percent of virgin plastic content across its beverage portfolio by 2025, which equates to the elimination of an estimated 2.5 million metric tons of cumulative virgin plastic.... Read More
16 Sep 2019
--- The first global standardized Plastic Free Trust Mark was launched last week at Plastic Innovations 2019. The product of a “formidable” partnership between A Plastic Plant and global sustainability certifying... Read More
16 Sep 2019
--- In a bid to address concerns of single-use plastic packaging pollution, UK supermarket Sainsbury’s has announced a new commitment to reduce its plastic packaging by 50 percent by 2025. Towards this goal, the company... Read More
13 Sep 2019
--- Chief Technology & Innovation Officer at Veolia UK & Ireland, Richard Kirkman, says that Veolia is ready and able to invest in the supply of recycled plastics, once the manufacturing demand is there. Speaking to... Read More
13 Sep 2019
--- Danone-AQUA, a B Corp company and subsidiary of Danone, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Re>Pal Indonesia, a subsidiary of Range International, to convert its Oriented Polypropylene (OPP) plastic label... Read More
13 Sep 2019
--- As momentum for single-use plastics alternatives increases, Henkel’s venturing arm Henkel Ventures is the lead investor in a US$5million investment round in US-based cleaning products company Truman’s. A... Read More
13 Sep 2019
--- In the packaging industry this week, Nestlé inaugurated a first-of-its-kind Institute of Packaging Sciences. Centerbridge Partners acquired pan-European fiber-based packaging supplier, Solidus Solutions. Macfarlane... Read More
12 Sep 2019
--- Cargill has expanded its range of packaging ingredients with the launch of C*iBond 25957, a high-performance, cationic, wet-end starch specifically designed for packaging paper applications. The solution should enable an... Read More
11 Sep 2019
--- Chemical recycling (CR) should support – not jeopardize – a circular economy, according to a Zero Waste Europe study entitled El Dorado of Chemical Recycling. CR could be a complementary solution to mechanical... Read More
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