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11 Jan 2023
--- Plastic credits have been dismissed by some NGOs and multinationals as a greenwashing mechanism that distracts from plastic reduction and exacerbates “waste colonialism.” However, environmental consultancy South... Read More
21 Dec 2022
--- Trays are a common packaging material due to their inexpensive, lightweight and long-lasting nature. They are most commonly used by the F&B and pharmaceutical industries, making them the primary drivers in the trays... Read More
18 Nov 2022
--- Co-op is replacing all colored milk bottle caps from its skimmed, semi-skimmed and whole milk packaging with clear caps to reduce color contamination in the high-density PE (HDPE) stream, allowing materials to be recycled... Read More
11 Oct 2022
--- Researchers at the Università Politecnica delle Marche in Ancona, Italy, have detected microplastic in human breast milk for the first time and want to use their findings to pressure politicians to enforce stricter... Read More
28 Sep 2022
--- With stringent legislative targets set for recycling, recycled content and recyclability in packaging, the industry is increasingly looking to novel technologies as a means of reprocessing material unfit for current... Read More
27 Sep 2022
--- A study published today by Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has found that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from plastic packaging pyrolysis are nine times higher than that of mechanical recycling. Accordingly, ZWE is urging the... Read More
06 Sep 2022
--- Coveris is bringing its latest dairy packaging solutions to FachPack 2022 in Nuremberg, Germany (27-29 September). The packaging materials range – including barrier films, pre-made packs, peelable and reclosable... Read More
01 Sep 2022
--- Mondi is opening its first recycling laboratory to test the recyclability of paper and paper-based packaging using non-paper components such as coatings at its Frantschach mill in Austria. Conducting recycling tests in-house... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- Global consumers are increasingly adopting plant-based diets amid rising climate change fears, health considerations and animal welfare concerns. Embracing this trend, plant-based brands are using packaging design to compete... Read More
30 Aug 2022
--- Aquapak is announcing an exclusive distribution deal through which Resinex will supply high-performance barrier films made from Hydropol polymers to Europe. When extrusion coated or laminated onto paper, Hydropol adds... Read More
29 Aug 2022
--- Food waste remains one of the most environmentally damaging phenomena on earth. Despite the continued concern over plastic’s ecological impact, the material plays a vital role in extending food shelf life and... Read More
29 Aug 2022
--- Amcor has acquired a world-class flexible packaging plant in the Czech Republic and expanded its Innovation Center Network with a new facility in Jiangyin, China. The flexible packaging plant’s strategic location... Read More
12 Aug 2022
--- This week in industry news, Mondi agreed to sell its biggest packaging facility in Russia for RUB 95 billion (US$1.54 billion), subject to approval by the Russian Federation’s Government. Also, Schubert announced an... Read More
11 Aug 2022
--- Two independent freelance journalists have reported being attacked, threatened with death and having their media equipment confiscated while investigating allegations of illegal recycling operations in an industrial area in... Read More
04 Aug 2022
--- Scientists in South Korea have demonstrated that harmful endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), including phthalates and bisphenol A (BPA) found in consumer packaging, may damage the mammalian liver and cause metabolic... Read More
03 Aug 2022
--- Lactalis Nestlé has incorporated up to 30% recycled plastic in its chilled dairy product bottles through a new partnership with Repsol. The Repsol Reciclex range uses cutting-edge technologies to recycle plastic waste... Read More
27 Jul 2022
--- Robotics are increasingly prevalent in the packaging industry, but there are still many areas where robots and cobots could be introduced to improve productivity and environmental sustainability, according to experts.... Read More
27 Jul 2022
--- Morrisons is opening a “lower environmental impact store” in Little Clacton, UK. The store will use 43% less carbon, stock 366 loose products and be almost waste-free by using less packaging and enabling... Read More
22 Jul 2022
--- This week in industry news, Antares Vision Group introduced a series of packaging inspection machines for F&B applications. Meanwhile, PulPac’s project to pioneer Dry Molded Fiber sourced from agricultural residues... Read More
22 Jul 2022
--- Dow is investing in new recycling technologies to progress the global circular plastics economy for packaging. The materials science company is furthering its partnership with advanced plastic recycling pioneer Mura... Read More
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