21 Mar 2023
--- Switzerland-based digital can printing company NOMOQ is launching in the UK to capitalize on the growing beverage industry, which is projected to reach over £8 billion (US$9.8 million) in revenue in the UK at the end... Read More
21 Mar 2023
--- Tata Steel, one of the world’s largest steel producers and one of Europe’s leading steel re-processors, has announced its sponsorship of the Chartered Institute of Wastes Management’s (CIWM) Resources... Read More
17 Mar 2023
--- KHS will present its portfolio of resource-conserving systems to promote circular economy at this year’s Interpack trade show, May 4-10 in Düsseldorf, Germany. KHS’ Innopack Kisters Nature MultiPack machine... Read More
17 Mar 2023
--- This week in industry news, Toshiba launched an industrial printer to simplify everyday packaging applications and Berry Global Group announced it is launching Typar DrainableWrap to protect multi-story structures.... Read More
08 Mar 2023
--- The National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) has found PET plastic bottles to be more environmentally sustainable than glass and aluminum beverage containers. Plastic packaging made from PET is used in over... Read More
06 Mar 2023
--- Ecoveritas has published the results of a UK survey on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) which show that the vast majority of businesses view their packaging data collection capability as a “work in... Read More
02 Mar 2023
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) and Reloop have today released a brief guidance on mixed waste sorting (MWS) for the Renewable Energy Directive (RED), which is currently being discussed by European Union (EU) legislators. The guide... Read More
01 Mar 2023
--- Ardagh Metal Packaging (AMP) has acquired a majority share in digital can printing startup NOMOQ, to extend AMP’s support of newcomers in the beverage market. The Switzerland-based start-up, founded in 2021, is now... Read More
24 Feb 2023
--- Just Zero has published model legislation to aid government and policymakers in improving waste management infrastructure in the US. The non-profit advocates for implementing a packaging reduction and recycling act, deposit... Read More
23 Feb 2023
--- Circularity Scotland has announced £22 million (US$26.5 million) of cash flow support measures to help Scotland’s brewers, distillers, importers and drinks manufacturers prepare for the introduction of... Read More
22 Feb 2023
--- Innova Market Insights has revealed its top packaging trends for 2023, with “Plastics circularization” taking the lead spot. Plastic packaging consumption will continue to grow despite anti-plastic sentiment and... Read More
21 Feb 2023
--- At this year’s Packaging Innovations trade show in Birmingham, UK, fewer paper and cardboard-based companies were present than in previous years. Plastics manufacturers, however, were on full display. We discuss how... Read More
16 Feb 2023
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) and Reloop have published a new study by Eunomia Research and Consulting today which shows that applying sorting systems to mixed waste (MWS) before thermal treatment and landfilling can contribute to... Read More
15 Feb 2023
--- Researchers from the University of York, UK, have discovered that using nickel from farming soil can break down PE into hydrogen and hydrocarbons to support the chemicals industry. PE is known for its difficult recyclability... Read More
13 Feb 2023
--- Nestlé is testing reusable stainless steel containers provided by Germany-based Circolution, for its Nesquick cocoa brand. “Anita in Steel” will be introduced in Germany and integrated into the... Read More
10 Feb 2023
--- This week in industry news, Smurfit Kappa was recognized as a top Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) performer and SIG purchased 100% of the aluminum for its aseptic carton packs with certification to the Aluminium... Read More
09 Feb 2023
--- DSM Engineering Materials is unveiling its patented, Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based digital tool branded Lucidiris for predicting color and mechanical properties for high-performance material grades. The company aims to... Read More
09 Feb 2023
--- UK packagers have been obliged to collect data on their product origin, weight, trade and other parameters since the start of the year. This is the government’s first step to implementing a comprehensive extended... Read More
07 Feb 2023
--- Recycleye, a provider of the “most adapted and robust” artificial intelligence (AI)-driven solution for sorting dry mixed recycling (DMR), has announced a US$17 million Series A financing round, led by deep-tech... Read More
26 Jan 2023
--- The UK Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is planning to roll out a deposit return scheme (DRS) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is set to be introduced in 2025, following extensive work with... Read More