08 Oct 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Weetabix announced 92% of its packaging is now completely recyclable, while the company is also on track to reduce its packaging carbon footprint by 20% in the next year. Meanwhile, Holland &... Read More
07 Oct 2021
--- Tetra Pak is embarking on a new strategic collaboration with connected factory worker platform Poka to accelerate zero waste processes in food manufacturing plants. “Through collaborations like our one with Poka, we... Read More
04 Oct 2021
--- Mondi and Taurus Packaging have developed a wet strength paper shopping bag for the South African retail market. The partners say the bag can prevent up to 2 million plastic bags from entering the waste stream in the country... Read More
04 Oct 2021
--- Mosca has showcased efficiency and production advancements made through the COVID-19-induced digitalization boom at FachPack 2021. The company demonstrated some of its state-of-the-art innovations, including an automated... Read More
04 Oct 2021
--- Paccor has premiered a cloud-based “digital ecosystem” for increasing plastic packaging recycling levels through intelligent product identities at FachPack 2021 in Nuremberg, Germany.PackagingInsights caught up... Read More
24 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Phononic presented a portable cooling and freezing solution for perishable goods, delivering “unmatched” cold chain integrity to meet “explosive demand for cold chain solutions... Read More
17 Sep 2021
--- Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes for packaging are widely regarded as crucial to combating increasing levels of waste and pollution. EPR is based on the “polluter-pays” principle. These schemes... Read More
17 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, the HolyGrail 2.0 digital watermark recycling enhancement project revealed it has validated its first prototype detection sorting unit, with a more than 95% ejection success rate. Meanwhile,... Read More
17 Sep 2021
--- Substrate processing specialist Bobst has launched “Generation 2.0” pouches, which are recyclable, mono-material alternatives replacing non-recyclable, high-barrier multi-material packaging structures. However,... Read More
16 Sep 2021
--- BASF is introducing new additive solutions branded IrgaCycle for mechanically recycling plastics, addressing what it calls “the imminent needs in plastics recycling.” IrgaCycle is tailored to enhance the quality... Read More
14 Sep 2021
--- European Plastics Converters (EuPC) has warned Plastics Europe that its call for a mandatory EU recycled content target of 30 percent by 2030 is “legitimate and achievable,” but only if the whole value chain... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Ahead of PackagingInsights’ webinar: Sustainable e-commerce packaging in the COVID-19 age, taking place this Thursday (September 16, 16:00 CEST/10:00 EDT), panelists Daniela Dorner, eCommerce director at Mondi Group,... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Tesco is launching a reusable packaging initiative in partnership with TerraCycle’s global Loop program, debuting in ten of its UK stores. Featuring a range of 88 reusable F&B, household and beauty products, the... Read More
08 Sep 2021
--- SABIC, St. Johns Packaging and Allied Bakeries have teamed up to produce a 30 percent recycled plastic bread bag for the Kingsmill No Crusts 50/50 sliced bread. The bread bag complies with the UK government’s proposed... Read More
07 Sep 2021
--- India has become the first Asian country to launch a plastics pact. The Plastics Pact for Asia brings together WWF India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with a shared goal to make all plastic packaging... Read More
31 Aug 2021
--- The UK government is ramping up its “war on plastic waste” with fresh plans to stop the supply of a range of single-use plastics that “threaten our natural environment.” Single-use plastic plates,... Read More
24 Aug 2021
--- Supermarket giant Tesco is rolling out soft plastic collection points at every large UK store after a successful 171-store trial earlier this year in Wales and the South West, in which close to a metric ton of soft plastic... Read More
23 Aug 2021
--- TNA, an Australian global food processing and packaging technology specialist, is unveiling a new remote assist service for digitally enhanced customer experiences. The service delivers greater commissioning, support and... Read More
20 Aug 2021
--- In packaging news this week, molded fiber technology pioneer Zume partnered with chemicals company Solenis, publicly sharing a PFAS-replacement recipe for food packaging. Zume plans to ensure all its production globally is... Read More
18 Aug 2021
--- Veolia research has found 83 percent of businesses asked are not aware of the impending UK Plastic Packaging tax, with less than a year until the legislation comes into force. The UK government has released draft legislation... Read More