27 Mar 2020
--- Danish water company Postevand, directly translating to “tap water,” has collaborated with brand studio Barkas to redesign its identity through its enhanced environmentally friendly packaging, using simple and... Read More
25 Mar 2020
--- Mexican beer brand Sol has enlisted design agency Vault49 to redesign its packaging to appeal to global markets. The new design intentionally stuck closely to Sol’s US 2018 redesign but “reinforces the new... Read More
25 Mar 2020
--- US-based start-up Qula has launched its same-named kombucha ready-to-mix (RTM) beverage packed with live probiotics and hydration-boosting minerals in “some seriously funky packaging.” With its “put down... Read More
23 Mar 2020
--- Opening plastic packages can catapult up to 75,000 microplastics across 3 meters, a new study funded by the Australian Cooperative Research Centre for Contamination Assessment and Remediation of the Environment (CRC CARE)... Read More
19 Mar 2020
--- Alpla Group has developed a 1 L reusable and refillable PET bottle in partnership with bottling and packaging systems company KHS. In a bid to reduce the bottle’s weight – one of the many contributing factors to... Read More
18 Mar 2020
--- In celebration of Global Recycling Day (18 March), plant-based compostable packaging specialist Vegware shared news of how it has helped Scottish clients boost recycling through a closed-loop composting collection service.... Read More
18 Mar 2020
--- The UK collected 116,670 metric tons (MT) of aluminum packaging for recycling in 2019, which marks a 17 percent increase since 2018, according to figures released by the UK Environment Agency (EA). Moreover, the amount... Read More
13 Mar 2020
--- Global consumers are confused by how to correctly recycle different types of plastic packaging and lack confidence in current recycling collection systems, according to Hi-Cone’s first report on The State of Plastic... Read More
05 Mar 2020
--- A pioneer of technologies for primary and secondary packaging, KHS Group’s new can secondary packaging system will form the centerpiece of its interpack 2020 stand. The technology can replace shrink film used to... Read More
04 Mar 2020
--- Dutch beer brewer Grolsch is set to bring Smurfit Kappa’s paper-based TopClip to market for the first time for its multi-pack cans. Completely renewable, recyclable and biodegradable, the TopClip offers a viable... Read More
20 Feb 2020
--- Although end of life disposal remains a key issue, companies must consider the net environmental impact and carbon footprint of packaging across the entire lifecycle to achieve meaningful sustainability, Michel Steinecke,... Read More
19 Feb 2020
--- Britain’s oldest brewer Shepherd Neame recently collaborated with aluminum beverage can manufacturer Canpack and design agency Identica to rebrand its iconic Spitfire beer. The beer cans in question include Shepherd... Read More
19 Feb 2020
--- Nick Brown, Head of Sustainability at Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has cautioned that swapping out plastics for other materials without addressing the fundamental challenges of material collection could increase the... Read More
17 Feb 2020
--- Coca-Cola Sweden’s newly launched 100 percent recycled PET (rPET) bottles will now arrive on Swedish shelves with labels reading “Panta mig igen,” meaning “Recycle me again,” in place of brand... Read More
12 Feb 2020
--- Asahi Soft Drinks has begun using KHS’s InnoPET Blomax Series V stretch blow molder for the Japanese bottler’s Rokko No Mizu still water brand. The new Series V now produces 0,6 L to-go bottles and large 2 L... Read More
11 Feb 2020
--- Prolific packaging player Amcor has introduced a new proprietary system for the development of bespoke, dimensional and recyclable closures. The new offering targets premium wine and spirits brands and boasts tailored... Read More
11 Feb 2020
--- Plastics packaging giant Amcor has teamed up with British multi-award-winning start-up Garçon Wines to bring its 100 percent recycled and recyclable letterbox friendly wine bottle to the US market. Posing a challenge... Read More
22 Jan 2020
--- Coca-Cola will not stop using plastic bottles completely, due to steady consumer preference. This is according to the company’s Head of Sustainability Bea Perez, who spoke during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in... Read More
21 Jan 2020
--- Aseptic packaging provider SIG is further establishing its global reach through international collaborations. In recent moves, the company has teamed up with Thailand-based start-up Tofusan to launch the country’s... 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