25 Jun 2020
--- International manufacturer of rigid plastic packaging Jokey and renewable and recycled materials supplier Neste have partnered to develop the market for environmentally sustainable rigid packaging for food and non-food... Read More
01 Jun 2020
--- UPM Raflatac has released a new polyethylene (PE) film label to complement its range of environmentally sustainable film labeling solutions. UPM Raflatac Forest Film PE is made from the upcycled residue from paper pulp... Read More
26 May 2020
--- Packaging and décor materials player Toppan Printing has developed a paper tube-pouch that reduces the use of plastic in cosmetics, toiletries and pharmaceuticals by over 50 percent. Moreover, the paper-based... Read More
14 May 2020
--- Henkel’s adhesives and coatings business has expanded its RE range of recyclable packaging solutions with a newly launched heat seal coating which is certified as recyclable with paper. Loctite Liofol HS 2809-22 RE has... Read More
01 May 2020
--- Waste management specialist TerraCycle’s reusable packaging initiative Loop is set to expand into the UK, Canada, Australia, Japan and Germany after promising trials in France and the US, which were met with “an... Read More
30 Apr 2020
--- International packaging supplier Mondi and Reckitt Benckiser (RB) have joined forces to launch a fully recyclable, mono-material flexible plastic packaging portfolio for the premium line of Finish dishwasher tablets Quantum... Read More
16 Apr 2020
--- Greiner Packaging has produced a 50 percent recycled polypropylene (rPP) cardboard-plastic solution for Henkel brand Persil’s 4in1 DISCS detergent. Through a patented tear-off system, the K3 cardboard wrap and plastic... Read More
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