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17 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, the HolyGrail 2.0 digital watermark recycling enhancement project revealed it has validated its first prototype detection sorting unit, with a more than 95% ejection success rate. Meanwhile,... Read More
17 Sep 2021
--- Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes for packaging are widely regarded as crucial to combating increasing levels of waste and pollution. EPR is based on the “polluter-pays” principle. These schemes... Read More
17 Sep 2021
--- Substrate processing specialist Bobst has launched “Generation 2.0” pouches, which are recyclable, mono-material alternatives replacing non-recyclable, high-barrier multi-material packaging structures. However,... Read More
16 Sep 2021
--- BASF is introducing new additive solutions branded IrgaCycle for mechanically recycling plastics, addressing what it calls “the imminent needs in plastics recycling.” IrgaCycle is tailored to enhance the quality... Read More
16 Sep 2021
--- Lidl GB is planning to replace all single-use fruit and vegetable plastic bags with compostable bags, allowing customers to select more environmentally sustainable packaging when shopping.
16 Sep 2021
--- PepsiCo is spearheading pep+ (“pep positive”), a refocusing of the company’s key strategic sustainability targets, including prioritizing chickpeas, plant-based proteins and whole grains, while reducing... Read More
14 Sep 2021
--- European Plastics Converters (EuPC) has warned Plastics Europe that its call for a mandatory EU recycled content target of 30 percent by 2030 is “legitimate and achievable,” but only if the whole value chain... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Berry Global is joining The Recycling Partnership’s Polypropylene Recycling Coalition, which is aimed at increasing recycling access for polypropylene (PP) in the US. “By expanding and modernizing recycling... Read More
09 Sep 2021
--- Viridor’s new Avonmouth Polymers Reprocessing Facility (PRF), near Bristol in the UK, has received a positive safety assessment from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for its food-grade PET. Once fully... Read More
09 Sep 2021
--- After nearly 18 months of a pandemic-induced exhibition hiatus, PackagingInsights returns to the physical trade show floor at Empack to spotlight some of the latest advances in packaging innovation. Packaging machinery was... Read More
08 Sep 2021
--- Constantia Flexibles is unveiling an up to 80 percent recycled polyethylene (PE) film made from its EcoLam laminates’ waste, offering a high-barrier non-food solution suitable for recycling in the existing low-density... Read More
08 Sep 2021
--- SABIC, St. Johns Packaging and Allied Bakeries have teamed up to produce a 30 percent recycled plastic bread bag for the Kingsmill No Crusts 50/50 sliced bread. The bread bag complies with the UK government’s proposed... Read More
07 Sep 2021
--- India has become the first Asian country to launch a plastics pact. The Plastics Pact for Asia brings together WWF India and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) with a shared goal to make all plastic packaging... Read More
06 Sep 2021
--- Digital watermarks are revving with potential, as highlighted by a new partnership to drive the next stage of development for intelligent waste sorting under the Digital Watermarks Initiative Holy Grail 2.0. With aims to... Read More
03 Sep 2021
--- Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) and “eco-modulation” – the incentivizing of environmentally friendly product designs – is “key” to waste prevention in Europe, according to a new... Read More
03 Sep 2021
--- Swedish Plastic Recycling (Svensk Plaståtervinning) is investing SEK 1 billion (US$116 million) into what it says will be the world’s largest plastic recycling facility, named Site Zero.
03 Sep 2021
--- Tetra Pak’s 22nd annual sustainability report is highlighting the company’s 70 percent greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) reduction in its own operations from 2010 to 2020, Scope 1 and 2. The company also reduced... Read More
03 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts unveiled a limited edition box design in celebration of Día de Muertos, also known as Day of the Dead. Meanwhile, Dow CEO Jim Fitterling and LyondellBasell CEO... Read More
03 Sep 2021
--- Mondi Consumer Flexibles in North America is presenting three new “sustainability-driven” e-commerce packaging solutions designed for pet food at Pack Expo 2021 in Las Vegas, US, on September 27-29 (Booth N9405).
02 Sep 2021
--- The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has released a white paper detailing its position on establishing a UN treaty to address global plastic pollution and transition to a circular economy for plastics. The foundation is calling on... Read More
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