03 Apr 2020
--- As consumers are constantly grabbing hand soaps from retailer shelves to improve hygiene as part of containing coronavirus, hand soap companies are experiencing peaked sales and material sourcing hurdles alike.... Read More
30 Mar 2020
--- Unprecedented times have forced the packaging industry into unparalleled action. The COVID-19 pandemic is causing major disruption to the global economy as human health takes priority, yet the essential role that packaging... Read More
18 Feb 2020
--- Ariel is projecting to save an equivalent of 200 million virgin plastic bottles over five years through a new circular economy partnership between brand owner Procter & Gamble (P&G) and UK recycling and energy... Read More
14 Feb 2020
--- UPM Raflatac has launched a label material made of 30 percent post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic from household waste and a minimum of 55 percent post-industrial (PIR) plastic. The remaining 15 percent of the label face... Read More
29 Jan 2020
--- Global packaging and paper supplier Mondi has announced that its award-winning BarrierPack Recyclable all-polyethylene film has been certified as recyclable. Institute cyclos–HTP, the Institute for Recyclability and... Read More
20 Dec 2019
--- Brazilian petrochemical company Braskem has announced a partnership with Biowash and plastic fabrication supplier Greco & Guerreiro to leverage the development of sustainable packaging solutions. All 1-liter and 5-liter... Read More
25 Oct 2019
--- In collaboration with packaging manufacturer Alpla, Henkel has produced bottles using 100 percent chemically recycled plastic for the first time. Part of the ChemCycling project led by chemical producer BASF, Henkel will use... Read More
26 Sep 2019
--- Marketed as the “first and largest zero-waste lifestyle shop,” Package Free has announced a US$4.5 million seed round led by Primary Venture Partners to grow the brand and begin manufacturing its own sustainable... Read More
05 Aug 2019
--- Following an “overwhelmingly positive” response to its bring-your-own packaging trial, dubbed “Unpacked,” Waitrose & Partners is set to extend its packaging-free shopping experience in Oxford, UK,... Read More
11 Jul 2019
--- Hot on the reusability trail, Unilever has launched Cif ecorefill – a new at-home technology that allows consumers to refill and reuse their Cif spray bottles “for life.” Made with 75 percent less plastic,... Read More
28 May 2019
--- Avery Dennison is set to launch the industry’s first facestock made from recycled polyethylene (rPE). After completing successful print and dispensing trials, the adhesive materials specialist plans to unveil the new... Read More
06 May 2019
--- German chemical and consumer goods company Henkel is set to launch a fully recyclable black plastic bottle for its Bref products. The new packaging material – developed by specialist plastic supplier Ampacet –... Read More
29 Apr 2019
--- Mondi will showcase its new, fully recyclable stand-up pouch made of a monomaterial (polyethylene) with removable wrap-around label at the international trade show PLMA (Private Label Manufacturers Association) in Amsterdam... Read More
26 Apr 2019
--- Under multinational FMCG giant Procter & Gamble (P&G), brands such as Ariel and Luxor have declared their commitment to sustainability through a planned 30 percent reduction of plastic in Fabric Care products across... Read More
14 Feb 2019
--- Aptar Beauty + Home has launched its first dispensing closure made from 50 percent post-consumer recycled resin (PCR) in Europe. The closure was developed in collaboration with Ecover and will feature on the eco cleaning... Read More
15 Nov 2018
--- Proctor & Gamble (P&G) is set to launch a new fully recyclable e-commerce liquid laundry detergent pack on the US market in January 2019, which will be available through all major e-retailers. The compact and light... Read More
17 Oct 2018
--- Eco-conscious household and personal care company Seventh Generation has launched an innovative new laundry detergent product which is packaged in 60 percent less plastic while containing 50 percent less water. This new... Read More
09 Oct 2018
--- Henkel teamed up with social enterprise Plastic Bank one year ago to collect waste before it enters the oceans. At the collection centers in Haiti, the local population can return collected plastic waste and exchange it for... Read More
05 Sep 2018
--- RPC Design has implemented a redesign of the award-winning Westland lawn spreader pack that has delivered valuable sustainability benefits. The new container is now lighter and easier to assemble while still “retaining... Read More
04 Sep 2018
--- By 2025, 100 percent of Henkel’s packaging will be recyclable, reusable or compostable, according to the company's new sustainable packaging targets. Within the same timeframe, Henkel aims to use 35 percent... Read More