21 Jul 2021
--- P&G’s Fabric & Home Care division is trialing a paper bottle for its Lenor fabric softener brand in partnership with The Paper Bottle Company (Paboco). The pilot will start in 2022 and span across Western... Read More
14 Jul 2021
--- Colgate-Palmolive’s hand soap brand Softsoap is reducing plastic waste with the launch of Foaming Hand Soap Tablets and a refillable, recyclable aluminum bottle. The kit uses 71 percent less plastic than a traditional... Read More
15 Jun 2021
--- Henkel is using Greiner Packaging’s easily-separable cardboard-plastic tubs for its Somat brand of detergent products. The solution contains 50 percent post-consumer recycled polypropylene (rPP) from end consumer... Read More
11 Jun 2021
--- Unilever is unveiling what it says is the world’s first paper-based laundry detergent bottle, marking another innovation in the company’s efforts to reduce its use of virgin plastic.
17 May 2021
--- Scholle IPN is releasing a bag-in-box pack for liquid products certified by Amazon as “ship in own container” (SIOC). The flexible packaging supplier partnered with Georgia-Pacific’s corrugated packaging... Read More
07 May 2021
--- Sidel is introducing an oval bottle base alternative for flat PET containers called StarLite HPC. The “clever structure” is designed asymmetrically to better enable material distribution, which improves its... Read More
21 Apr 2021
--- Unilever’s Home Care division is partnering with LanzaTech and India Glycols to produce a surfactant for its cleaning products made from captured and recycled carbon industrial emissions, instead of fossil-fuel carbon.... Read More
14 Apr 2021
--- Ahead of the Rethinking Materials virtual summit (May 19-20), PackagingInsights sits down with Hugo Menilo, Unilever’s global foods packaging director and a speaker at the event, to discuss the consumer goods... Read More
24 Mar 2021
--- Zero waste cleaning brand Cleancult is launching its first Foaming Hand Sanitizer in an innovative refill system, featuring a shatter-resistant glass bottle which is refilled. The refills come in recyclable, paper-based milk... Read More
23 Mar 2021
--- Avery Dennison is launching, a digital venture bridging the physical and digital worlds. is a connected product cloud: an end-to-end platform capable of creating, assigning and managing unique digital... Read More
23 Mar 2021
--- Cleaning products company Jaws is releasing a concentrated cleaning solution in a patented, child-resistant cartridge-based system that is also refillable. The product works in three steps. First, consumers must fill the... Read More
09 Mar 2021
--- Toppan Printing (Toppan) has combined “supercritical fluid” and its original molding technology to develop an ultra-thin-walled container roughly 30 percent thinner than conventional injection molded plastic. The... Read More
04 Mar 2021
--- Greiner Packaging is releasing a refill bottle for liquid sprays, such as household cleaning products. The bottle can be used for multiple refill doses and replace four conventional spray bottles and trigger sprayers for... Read More
02 Mar 2021
--- Lindal Group is partnering with Alternative Packaging Solutions (APS) to develop a globally patented continuous dispensing system called miniMist. The solution is a reusable dispensing system which is applied onto a screw... Read More
12 Feb 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Graphic Packaging International (GPI) launched a paperboard packaging range that protects and preserves fresh produce at a time of heightened hygiene concern, and joined the Ellen MacArthur... Read More
09 Dec 2020
--- Amid COVID-19 pandemic health concerns and global climate change, both cleaning and sustainability are top of mind for many households. Minimalist laundry detergent brand Dropps is responding to these trends by updating its... Read More
11 Nov 2020
--- China-based laundry brand Liby is adopting Dow’s Innate TF PE Resins for Tenter Frame Biaxial Orientation (TF-BOPE) to enable recyclability in its new laundry pods. Packaging manufacturer Fujian Kaida is designing the... Read More
20 Oct 2020
--- Aerosol dispensing experts Lindal Group is launching a spray cap branded Teo. The cap boasts a “universal” design, making it suitable for both personal care and home care applications.
30 Sep 2020
--- Borealis and Menshen, a plastic closures and packaging systems specialist, are collaborating on a ten closure series based on Borcycle. Borcycle is an evolving recycling technology that transforms polyolefin-based waste... Read More
09 Sep 2020
--- The Jokey Group is now offering plastic packaging certified according to ISCC PLUS. The certificate attests to the use and traceability of recycled materials on a mass balance basis.