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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
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
--- 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
--- 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
16 Dec 2019
--- European Bioplastics (EUBP) has welcomed the communication on the recently-published European Green Deal, which maps out Europe’s mission to become the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050. Described... Read More
13 Dec 2019
--- This week in packaging, The Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging initiative (CEFLEX) launched an open consultation to further enhance and refine its Designing for a Circular Economy Guidelines. After feedback from CEFLEX... Read More
13 Dec 2019
--- Coffee is deeply rooted in many cultures and holds the status of the most popular drink worldwide. The more coffee we drink, the more grounds we discard – but what purpose might coffee waste serve post-usage? German... Read More
12 Dec 2019
--- Recyclable, reusable, biodegradable, compostable or plain eco-friendly, sustainability trends are sweeping the packaging industry. In light of the growing global concern for the natural environment, sustainability is an... Read More
12 Dec 2019
--- Pulpac, a patented technology that 3D-molds cellulose into strong and stable paper packs, has secured funding to accelerate the global commercialization of its sustainable packaging and disposables. With increased investment... Read More
11 Dec 2019
--- Stora Enso and Sulapac have teamed up to launch a renewable and biodegradable straw as an alternative to conventional plastic straws. Made from Sulapac’s microplastic-free, biodegradable material, the straw has strong... Read More
09 Dec 2019
--- European Bioplastics (EUBP) has announced “dynamic growth” in the global bioplastics industry, in which packaging remains the largest field of application with almost 53 percent (1.14 million metric tons) of the... Read More
06 Dec 2019
--- This week in packaging, the European Aluminum Foil Association (EAFA) reiterated the full recyclability of aluminum wrappers amid expectations that Chocolate Santa Claus production will hit record highs this Christmas.... Read More
05 Dec 2019
--- The ubiquity of single-use plastics first struck surfing enthusiasts Sam and Will Boex when they realized that nearly all surfboards are shipped in reams of protective bubble wrap that ultimately goes unrecycled, discarded... Read More
03 Dec 2019
--- Two researchers from The University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney), Australia, have discovered a novel way to turn banana plantation waste into packaging material that is both biodegradable and recyclable. Tapping into the... Read More
28 Nov 2019
--- Stora Enso has partnered with HS Manufacturing Group (HSMG), a plant-based barrier coatings producer, to develop sustainable barriers for formed fiber products. Stora Enso will apply HSMG’s PROTĒAN technology to its... Read More
14 Nov 2019
--- Biodegradable materials developer Danimer Scientific has collaborated with food packaging manufacturer Genpak to develop a new line of biodegradable food containers, coined GenZero. Featuring its signature plant-based... Read More
13 Nov 2019
--- Unilever brand Hellmann’s is teaming up with food delivery service Just Eat to trial a range of condiments in Notpla’s seaweed-based biodegradable sauce sachets. This attempt to tackle plastic pollution across... Read More
24 Oct 2019
--- PulPac, a patented technology that 3D-molds cellulose into strong and stable paper packs of any shape, is working with clients to set up production capabilities in Europe and the US as part of its quest for global... Read More
18 Oct 2019
--- Rigid box specialist Pollard Boxes has devised a packaging solution for the Experimental Perfume Club’s line of bespoke fragrances. The boxes are marketed as having strong sustainability credentials as the materials... Read More
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