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20 Jan 2020
--- A halt on both the production and use of single-use plastic products has been announced by China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) at the weekend. The ban will be gradually implemented across the... Read More
17 Jan 2020
--- As the packaging industry is striving for better alternatives to packaging waste, product designer Jonna Breitenhuber found a way to eliminate shampoo bottle packaging entirely. Her graduating master thesis from the... Read More
17 Jan 2020
--- This week in packaging, Stora Enso Intelligent Packaging introduced the first sustainable RAIN Radio-frequency identification (RFID) labels. Meanwhile, Stora Enso is also collaborating with Finnish dairy company Valio to... Read More
16 Jan 2020
--- Nestlé has announced an investment of up to 2 billion Swiss francs (US$2.08 billion) to pioneer the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and accelerate the development of innovative sustainable... Read More
16 Jan 2020
--- In celebration of its centennial year, US-based organic chicken producer Perdue Farms has launched a direct-to-consumer e-commerce website that packages orders in 100 percent recyclable foam insulated boxes. The foam... Read More
15 Jan 2020
--- UK retailer Co-op has committed to 100 percent own-brand recyclable packaging and aims to have phased out all non-recyclable plastics by mid-2020. Moreover, the company plans to replace them with reused or easily recycled... Read More
15 Jan 2020
--- Closer collaboration between supermarkets and recycling companies is crucial to raising recycling rates, according to Dan Cooke, Head of Sustainability for Viridor, the largest UK-owned recycling, renewable energy and waste... Read More
14 Jan 2020
--- Toothpaste juggernaut Colgate has launched the “first-ever” recyclable toothpaste tube line called Smile for Good. Certified by the Vegan Society, the new tube outlines the function of each of the... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- The Circularise PLASTICS initiative is set to pilot its blockchain technology for transparent circularity in plastics in a production environment early this year in what the group is calling its “first... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- The EU Commission is considering further bans on plastic packaging and new requirements for manufacturers, Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner-designate for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, told German newspaper Die... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- European flexible packaging supplier Coveris is set to launch a high-performance, recyclable version of its cast polypropylene film (CPP) for a wide range of food, pet food and non-food products. With an improved structure,... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- This week in packaging, Walki Group entered into a license agreement with Smart Planet Technologies for the use of Earth Coating in several next-generation environmental packaging applications. Earth Coating is a plastic... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- Aseptic systems and solutions provider SIG has announced a new climate target to cut its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 60 percent by 2030 from the 2016 baseline. The target is one of the first in the packaging industry to be... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- Plastic is only the tip of the single-use iceberg, according to a new Green Alliance report, which points the finger at throwaway culture as the root cause of packaging’s environmental scourge. The research, based on... Read More
09 Jan 2020
--- British-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever has joined forces with global packaging supplier Mondi to produce a recyclable polypropylene (PP) mono-material pouch in Turkey for the Knorr dry soup powder range. The solution... Read More
09 Jan 2020
--- Responding to a need to develop eco-friendly solutions for secondary single-use packaging, Monta has developed a certified biobased self-adhesive tape made from around 90 percent renewable raw resources, called Monta... Read More
08 Jan 2020
--- Ampacet has introduced ReVive Compatibilizer masterbatch, a blend of functional additives that can reduce the amount of material sent to landfills by allowing post-industrial and post-consumer barrier films to be reprocessed... Read More
08 Jan 2020
--- Reusable and recyclable products brand Lunchskins aims to replace two of the world’s greatest plastic pollutants – the plastic bag and the plastic straw – with its newly launched Plastic-Free Starter Kit.... Read More
07 Jan 2020
--- Functional packaging innovator StePac has launched a range of recyclable solutions designed to preserve the freshness and significantly extend the shelf-life of pomegranates and their extracted arils. The technology is based... Read More
06 Jan 2020
--- Huhtamaki has agreed to acquire full ownership of its joint venture company Laminor S.A. in Brazil. Laminor is specialized in high-quality tube laminates, particularly for oral care applications, and was set up in 2002 as a... Read More
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