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23 Oct 2020
--- Unilever is launching its largest ever supermarket refill trial in Europe. Beginning in a single Asda supermarket in the UK, customers are encouraged to refill packaging for seven leading Unilever products.
23 Oct 2020
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
22 Oct 2020
--- Britvic is phasing out all non-recycled plastic in its bottles before 2023. The British soft drinks producer will transition to 100 percent recycled PET (rPET), doubling its original plan to achieve 50 percent rPET by 2025... Read More
21 Oct 2020
--- After pledging to remove the unrecyclable plastic rings from its canned drinks 13 months ago, Budweiser Brewing Group UK and Ireland has announced success in reaching its goal.
21 Oct 2020
--- Novolex is increasing its recycling capacity for “store drop-off” items, including retail bags, newspapers and dry cleaner bags, by more than 227,000 kg per year. The packaging and foodservice products supplier... Read More
19 Oct 2020
--- The South Korean Ministry of Environment is recognizing the recyclability of Ecolean’s aseptic packages as part of the country’s new packaging recyclability grading system. The beverage, dairy and liquid food... Read More
19 Oct 2020
--- UK Research and Investment (UKRI) is announcing the largest ever investment in UK chemical recycling technology. Four projects at the “cutting edge” of recycling are receiving cash injections to increase the... Read More
19 Oct 2020
--- The COVID-19 pandemic is surging consumer demand for Bag-in-Box wines, attracting 3.7 million new customers in France and the UK in the last half year alone, says Smurfit Kappa.
16 Oct 2020
--- A partnership between thermoplastic resin producer Braskem and environmental engineering company Tecipar is repurposing landfill plastics as part of recycled resin production in São Paulo, Brazil.
16 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Siegwerk, a leading global provider of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, joined the HolyGrail 2.0 recycling initiative. This smart technology could revolutionize the sorting of... Read More
15 Oct 2020
--- Sealed Air is unveiling a unique soft vacuum packaging system with continuous flow to help cheese processors optimize product quality and make 50 percent energy savings compared to systems delivering similar outputs. The... Read More
14 Oct 2020
--- Alpla Group is laying claim to the world’s first carbon-neutral recycled PET (rPET). The global manufacturer of plastic packaging switched its PET Recycling Team plants in Wöllersdorf, Austria, and Radomsko,... Read More
12 Oct 2020
--- Sabic is using its Trucircle service portfolio to develop new premium organic tea capsules for Melitta Single Portion’s tea brand Avoury. The capsules’ transparent body is made from 100 percent polypropylene (PP)... Read More
09 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, leading bioplastic producer Danimer Scientific went public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), combining with Live Oak Acquisition special purpose acquisition company. Aldi supermarket... Read More
08 Oct 2020
--- The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is warning there is significant risk the EU will not meet its plastic packaging recycling targets for 2025 and 2030. The review found that new and more accurate recycling reporting rules... Read More
05 Oct 2020
--- Denmark-headquartered Pack Tech has collected 4,000 metric tons of ocean plastic to create personal care packaging applications under its Ocean Waste Plastic (OWP) line.
02 Oct 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Danone natural spring water brand evian added fully recycled PET (rPET) bottles to its European range. UK compostable packaging specialist Sirane launched a fast-food range of susceptor packs... Read More
02 Oct 2020
--- The state of New Jersey (NJ), US, has passed a phase-out ban on single-use plastic and paper bags, taking effect in two years. The bill also prohibits polystyrene foam foodservice packaging and limits the provision of... Read More
01 Oct 2020
--- Packaged cheese is as popular as ever. The USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) highlights that US dairy consumption has hit a “rate never seen before,” driven by strong domestic demand for cheese. However,... Read More
29 Sep 2020
--- Amcor and Nestlé are launching the world’s first recyclable flexible retort pouch with the Purina wet cat food brand in the Netherlands in October 2020. The “recyclable packaging breakthrough”... Read More
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