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.
02 Sep 2020
--- Unilever has revealed plans to transfer 100 percent of the carbon derived from fossil fuels in its cleaning and laundry product formulations to renewable or recycled carbon. The transition away from fossil fuel-derived... Read More
09 Jul 2020
--- Consumer goods company Henkel has introduced a 50 percent post-consumer recycled polyethylene (r-PE) bottle for its Pro Nature toilet cleaner range. Greiner Packaging is one of Henkel’s suppliers for the extrusion blow... Read More
08 Jul 2020
--- Plastic cannot be replaced but it can be redesigned, affirms Woodly, the innovators behind a new type of plastic derived from softwood cellulose that mimics the functionalities of conventional fossil-based plastics. Woodly... Read More
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