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17 May 2022
--- European packaging industry associations have submitted a joint letter to EU leaders warning that fragmentation of the Single Market is undermining progress toward the EU Green Deal. The 59 associations called on the EU to... Read More
13 May 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Johnson’s Baby launched refill cartons for existing baby toiletry bottles, using an estimated 90% less plastic. Also, Paccor unveiled an easily-separable paper banderole solution to... Read More
11 May 2022
--- UPM Raflatac has achieved CarbonNeutral product certification for its entire Linerless product range. Natural Capital Partners issues the certification according to The CarbonNeutral Protocol, which provides a “robust... Read More
11 May 2022
--- The US State of New York is introducing two new bills to combat over-packaging, poor recycling rates and litter issues, including an Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) program requiring companies such as McDonald’s... Read More
10 May 2022
--- One in five companies using plastic packaging in the UK have seen their costs increase by more than 75% due to the UK Plastic Packaging Tax, according to research commissioned by Lindum Packaging. Introduced on April 1, the... Read More
10 May 2022
--- The consortium of PulPac, Nordic Barrier Coating (NBC) and OrganoClick has been granted financial support for the continued development of 100% bio-based, plastic- and PFAS-free barriers and materials for demanding food... Read More
09 May 2022
--- Smurfit Kappa has become the first vegan-certified packaging company after obtaining the Vegan Society trademark for corrugated solutions produced at its Markham Vale site in the UK. Smurfit Kappa’s products featuring... Read More
09 May 2022
--- Speciality films producer Innovia Films and CCL Labels have together announced the opening of a new 6.2 meter multi-layer co-extrusion line at their site in Płock, Poland. The state-of-the-art line will be dedicated to... Read More
05 May 2022
--- Schubert Additive Solutions launched an end-to-end 3D printing solution at Anuga FoodTec 2022 in Cologne, Germany, last week. The Partbox printer is connected to a digital warehouse, allowing customers to print machinery... Read More
04 May 2022
--- Huhtamaki is setting up its first recycling plant in Maharashtra, India, as part of its #CloseTheLoop initiative. The site spreads across 2,000 square meters and recycles around 1,600 kg of post-consumer used flexible... Read More
29 Apr 2022
--- A global cap on plastic production must be enforced to end pollution and human health damage, according to an international group of experts. In a letter to the research journal Science, the group says no other measures will... Read More
29 Apr 2022
--- The Rethinking Materials summit in London, UK, next week will offer a valuable opportunity for packaging and waste management players to reimagine and design public infrastructure. We sit down with Dr. Adam Read, external... Read More
29 Apr 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Diageo revealed it will phase out the use of 183 million cardboard gift boxes from its premium Scotch portfolio worldwide. Also, Elopak formed a joint venture in India to manufacture aseptic... Read More
25 Apr 2022
--- The EU is announcing today that it will ban the use of harmful chemical groups like PFAS, bisphenol and PVC by 2030. The political commitment, which has not yet been entered into legislation, is expected to drastically... Read More
22 Apr 2022
--- Nextek’s Nextloopp food-grade PP recycling project is dispatching recycled PP (rPP) prototype resins from post-consumer food packaging to its 43 participants for new production trials. The move follows successful... Read More
19 Apr 2022
--- Emerald Technology Ventures is introducing a fund for environmentally sustainable packaging in one of the first venture-backed investment vehicles targeting the full packaging lifecycle. Industrial and consumer goods... Read More
15 Apr 2022
--- The European plastics industry needs to “radically” alter its strategies and current adaptations to meet agreed-upon climate goals, finds a new report commissioned by industry association Plastics Europe. The... Read More
14 Apr 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Amcor became the first company to purchase certified circular PE material using ExxonMobil’s Exxtend technology for advanced recycling. Also, Greenglass Recycling in Romania invested in a... Read More
12 Apr 2022
--- Sabert is introducing a new range of recyclable paper cutlery made from FSC-certified paper. Demand for plastic-free cutlery has increased since the EU Single-Use Plastics Directive took effect on July 3, 2021. “This... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- The Teufelberger Group has acquired its Polish competitor Maillis Plastics Solutions (MPS) to expand its plastics processing division. The takeover secures MPS’ high-performance steel wire ropes, fiber ropes and... Read More
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