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29 Jun 2022
--- Compostable packaging demand is growing rapidly, but improved collection and recycling infrastructure and clearer product labeling are required to support the market’s expansion and enhance cost-competitiveness. A... Read More
27 Jun 2022
--- Circular economy regulations for plastic food packaging are becoming increasingly stringent, but the desperately low availability of food-grade recyclate has left businesses in the Western world struggling to meet recycled... Read More
24 Jun 2022
--- Packamama is introducing its eco-flat wine bottles to the Australian market with Accolade Wines and Taylors Wines. Accolade Wines’ Banrock Station and Taylors’ One Small Step wines are now available for purchase... Read More
23 Jun 2022
--- Berry M&H is overcoming recycled plastic scarcity in the UK with supply from its own recycling plant, as demand for tax-compliant packaging grows. The rigid plastic specialist offers a range of containers with 35% or... Read More
22 Jun 2022
--- A study released today by printing company R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) has found the packaging market’s most pressing challenges are forcing decision-makers to shift priorities and rethink operations, with... Read More
22 Jun 2022
--- Avantium and Carlsberg are advancing the commercialization of the Fibre Bottle, a 100% plant-based, fully recyclable beer bottle with a wood fiber outer shell and PEF lining. Carlsberg will sample 8,000 bottles across... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- This week in industry news, BillerudKorsnäs expanded its FibreForm paper range with unbleached, brown paper for reusable carrier bags, cup sleeves and plates. Also, UPM Raflatac formed a partnership to recycle its PET... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- Nearly half of McDonald’s shareholders, representing more than US$51 billion in market value, are supporting a resolution requesting that the company establish concrete actions to combat plastic pollution. As You Sow,... Read More
16 Jun 2022
--- Plastics recyclers in Europe are experiencing shortages of sorted plastic waste, which the recycling sector is warning could slow down the transition toward a circular plastics economy in the EU. Plastics Recyclers Europe... Read More
15 Jun 2022
--- Mondi is receiving increased inquiries about fiber-based food packaging due to the recently-introduced UK Plastic Packaging Tax. However, plastic packaging remains necessary for high-barrier applications, and the company is... Read More
14 Jun 2022
--- UK demand for plastic-reduced banding solutions has been increasing since the Plastic Packaging Tax was introduced in April, according to ATS-Tanner. We discussed the rise of paper-based banding solutions with Robert Cohen,... Read More
13 Jun 2022
--- Berlin Packaging is continuing its North American expansion by acquiring Andler Packaging Group. The move expands the hybrid packaging supplier’s pharmaceutical and nutraceutical offerings and adds multiple... Read More
13 Jun 2022
--- SABIC is partnering with UPM Raflatac to launch “the world’s first” label material made from certified circular “ocean-bound” plastic. The new Ocean Action label is the first to be made using... Read More
03 Jun 2022
--- Berlin Packaging is acquiring Verrerie du Comtat, a supplier of glass packaging for the French wine and olive oil end markets, to ensure its position in the French F&B segments. “This acquisition strengthens our... Read More
24 May 2022
--- Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) in France is revealing plans to distribute all of its packaged beverages to hotels, restaurants and cafes in returnable glass bottles by the end of 2022. The move will make it the first... Read More
23 May 2022
--- German coffee producer Tchibo is introducing a bio-based capsule for its Qbo brand made 70% from second-generation renewable raw materials. Coffee capsules are becoming more popular around the world. However, the downside is... Read More
23 May 2022
--- Egypt’s Environment Minister Dr. Yasmine Fouad has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with sustainable innovation company Okeanos Egypt to boost the country’s single-use plastic reduction aims.... Read More
23 May 2022
--- R&D is an integral part of daily life for design engineer Andzejus Buinovskis. Buinovskis has worked at global plastic packaging manufacturer RETAL since 2015, bringing his creative design skills to his CAD-based role in... Read More
20 May 2022
--- The German Brewers’ Association (GBA) is warning there could be a shortage of beer bottles this summer amid rising production costs and a lack of lorry drivers. PackagingInsights speaks with Nina Göllinger, the... Read More
20 May 2022
--- Zume has developed compostable coffee lids made from bagasse, a pulp made from sugarcane. The company is announcing the environmentally sustainable snap-fit coffee cup lids are now available in Europe.
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