06 Oct 2021
--- The household packaging sector was built on a foundation of single-use consumption. From dishwasher tabs to laundry detergent and cleaning soaps, fossil-based virgin plastic has dominated this segment for the past... Read More
24 Sep 2021
--- ProAmpac is announcing an addition to its ProActive Sustainability platform, the Quadflex Recyclable. The format utilizes the flexible packaging and material science company’s R-2000 recyclable laminated... Read More
20 Sep 2021
--- Toppan has developed a barrier coated paper called GL-X-P that provides high water vapor protection and “outstanding” flex resistance for dry food and non-food applications. GL-X-P’s water vapor barrier... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Tesco is launching a reusable packaging initiative in partnership with TerraCycle’s global Loop program, debuting in ten of its UK stores. Featuring a range of 88 reusable F&B, household and beauty products, the... 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
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
31 Aug 2021
--- US environmental non-profit The Last Beach Cleanup has filed a lawsuit against TerraCycle and eight product companies, including L’Oreal USA and the Coca-Cola Company, alleging the group’s recycle by mail scheme... Read More
27 Aug 2021
--- TriMas Packaging brand Rieke is unveiling an Amazon-certified e-commerce packaging range for personal care and home cleaning liquid products. With Amazon’s support, Rieke established in-house ISTA-6 labs for testing... Read More
24 Aug 2021
--- DS Smith has created recyclable e-commerce packaging for German start-up Blaue Helden, which produces power tabs for instantly mixing dishwashing and cleaning products at home. Blaue Helden sells refill tablets, which the... Read More
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