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03 Aug 2020
--- ZenWTR has launched a fully post-consumer recycled PET (rPET) water bottle. The new eco-centric packaging uses 75 percent less energy than virgin plastic and reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 71 percent, compared to virgin... Read More
03 Aug 2020
--- Crown has debuted its Twentyby30 global responsibility program, establishing 20 environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals to be achieved by 2030. The objectives include the reduction of Scope 1 greenhouse gas... Read More
03 Aug 2020
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
31 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Crown debuted Twentyby30, a robust program that outlines twenty measurable environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals to be completed by 2030 or sooner. The program identifies five distinct... Read More
31 Jul 2020
--- Dow is exploring vacuum packaging solutions (VPS) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and food loss through a recently signed Carbon Project Agreement with AEON. The partnership marks the first carbon mitigation project in... Read More
30 Jul 2020
--- Germany-headquartered supplier of filling and packaging systems KHS has been awarded the contract for the new PET line of Uganda’s Rwenzori Bottling Company. In addition to KHS’ Innoket Neo labeler, the supplier... Read More
30 Jul 2020
--- Mondi has launched “the first to market solution” that reduces the environmental footprint of polycoated kraft (PCK) paper release liners. The NextLiner solution uses recycled base paper and resins made from... Read More
30 Jul 2020
--- Germany-based Faller Packaging has assisted start-up iuvas with the packaging design of its new sippa drinking aid for eldery and physically disabled people. Providing comfortable and safe help for those requiring drinking... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- While experimenting with new flavor profiles in its recently unveiled limited edition product line, Spanish beer brand Siesta Brewing Co incorporated “wild, sacred, imaginary and funny” imagery within its canned... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- European project BIOnTop has achieved “promising results” in its development of recyclable and reusable packaging. The EU-funded project is led by Aimplas, a Spanish plastics technology company. At the end of the... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- KHS Group has teamed with Austrian packaging expert Alpla to develop an ultra-light, 1 L returnable PET container. Under KHS’ “Reduce, reuse, recycle” corporate philosophy, the filling and packaging systems... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- The European Council has approved the implementation of a plastic tax starting January 1, 2021, as part of its latest agreement on the new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) (2021-2027) and coronavirus recovery fund. The... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Amazon has instilled a sense of fun into its packaging by encouraging customers to convert cardboard boxes into cat condos, forts, rockets, mini-golf windmills, boxcars, rockets and robot costumes across the US. The reusable... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Amcor has launched inking technologies called AmPlify for brands looking to attract consumers with sensory and visually aesthetic packaging. The company’s new finishing technologies create engagement opportunities... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Molson Coors has adopted Hi-Cone’s partially recycled plastic rings for its Coors Light six-packs, available at grocery outlets across Ontario, Canada. The RingCycles solution contains more than 50 percent recycled... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Marking a significant stride in zero waste beauty packaging, Armani Beauty has unveiled a refillable perfume bottle for the latest addition to its olfactory family. The high-end brand’s latest fragrance launch, dubbed... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Wellness brand Liquid I.V. has taken an eco-friendly stride by launching its clean electrolyte drink mixes in a recycled PET (rPET) carton, featuring compostable hydration sticks inside. The company’s products are... Read More
27 Jul 2020
--- Prominent campaigns on plastic waste and climate change have led many consumers to reconsider the environmental impact of packaged products. Brands are under increasing pressure to respond to demand for more... Read More
27 Jul 2020
--- The Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners has initiated a “groundbreaking” consortium with CVS Health, Target and Walmart to reinvent the single-use plastic bag. Having pledged to fund the... Read More
24 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Crown secured Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) approval for its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. The rigid metal packaging leader has committed to reduce its absolute Scope 1 and... Read More
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