22 Apr 2024
--- Ahead of the fourth round of UN’s negotiations for an international plastics treaty in Ottawa, Canada, from April 23–29, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) has released a study revealing plastic... Read More
16 Apr 2024
--- Amazon is now shipping over 50% of European cargo in reduced, recyclable delivery packaging, such as a paper bag, cardboard envelope or no added packaging through Amazon’s Ships in Product Packaging program. The... Read More
15 Apr 2024
--- After almost five years of planning and research, environmental consultancy expert Paul Foulkes-Arellano and material sciences specialist Dr. Julia Freer Goldstein have published a new book on how industries like packaging... Read More
10 Apr 2024
--- DS Smith has signed a supplier agreement with Jonsac, a Swedish company that produces e-commerce bags from FSC-certified wooden raw materials. The partnership will see the companies collaborate on accelerating and scaling... Read More
08 Apr 2024
--- The Global EPS Sustainability Alliance (GESA), an organization representing the expanded polystyrene (EPS) transport packaging industry, is launching a LinkedIn group discussion forum ahead of the fourth round of meetings of... Read More
03 Apr 2024
--- The pet food packaging market is booming, driven by pet owners increasingly considering their furry (or feathery) companions as family, according to industry experts. This so-called “humanization” trend... Read More
01 Apr 2024
--- March began with the British government backing Ineos’ Project One ethane cracker in Belgium, despite heavy opposition from environmental and legal rights organizations. Meanwhile, the Packaging and Packaging Waste... Read More
18 Mar 2024
--- EU member states agreed to the new Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) last Friday, ending speculation that the preliminary agreement could be blocked or stalled by the European Commission (EC). Rumors surfaced... Read More
15 Mar 2024
--- This week in industry news, Syntegon upgraded the features of its Elematic 3001 case packer with three levels of automation. Meanwhile, ProAmpac signed an agreement to acquire Gelpac and Mondi expanded its professional... Read More
15 Mar 2024
--- The Amazon Sustainability Accelerator has opened a new round of applications for climate-tech start-ups focussed on packaging and the circular economy. Successful applicants will win the right to financial and professional... Read More
14 Mar 2024
--- Packfleet, a UK-based tech-enabled “carbon-neutral” parcel courier, has raised US$10 million in series A funding. The funds will bolster Packfleet’s presence in the London delivery market, where the company... Read More
12 Mar 2024
--- Smurfit Kappa UK is launching honeycomb buffers for safe product shipping and reduced plastic packaging usage. The innovation of honeycomb packaging, complemented by honeycomb corner buffers, emerges as a... Read More
08 Mar 2024
--- This week in industry news, Amcor launched all-PE spouted pouch packaging for refrigerated yogurts made for babies. Meanwhile, Tipa’s packaging tray line made from rice waste was certified Cradle to Cradle Certified... Read More
07 Mar 2024
--- Reelables has unveiled its latest breakthrough in logistics technology — the active Bluetooth 4”x 8” shipping label, automating data collection for real-time inventory audits by offering precise piece-level... Read More
06 Mar 2024
--- DS Smith is launching its DryPack seafood box in North America, replacing non-recyclable expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam boxes. DS Smith’s DryPack is a no-leak, water-resistant and recyclable box that, when packed with... Read More
04 Mar 2024
--- February began with the European Court adjudicating against Symphony Environmental’s long-running legal battle to overturn the ban on oxo-degradable plastic additives. An official investigation was launched into... Read More
29 Feb 2024
--- We speak with Alice Rackley, CEO of UK company Polytag, a recycling technology company and connected packaging solutions provider, about how digital deposit return schemes (DDRS) are integral to a circular packaging economy.... Read More
23 Feb 2024
--- This week in industry news, ProAmpac announced it is showcasing its frozen food packaging portfolio at this year’s American Frozen Food Institute Convention. Meanwhile, machine-learning robotics manufacturer Osaro... Read More
16 Feb 2024
--- This week in industry news, Coveris expanded its base in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) by acquiring S&K Label. Furthermore, Carbios and De Smet Engineers & Contractors (DSEC) collaborated to construct the... Read More
15 Feb 2024
--- Slovak Telekom, courier delivery company Packeta and recycler Corplex are creating a reusable e-commerce box branded AkyPak for delivering cell phones directly to consumers. The three-way partnership has now entered serial... Read More