22 May 2023
--- Tata Steel, one of the world’s largest steel producers and one of the UK’s leading steel re-processors has teamed up with the Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee (LARAC) to increase awareness about the... Read More
19 May 2023
--- The hidden costs of international logistics go beyond the environmental impact, which is a reason in itself to reduce transportation. The European Union Environment Agency states that, between 2000 and 2019, the demand for... Read More
17 May 2023
--- Filling machines are increasing in speed and efficiency from consumers demanding automatic packaging systems to keep up with labor shortages while improving eco-friendly practices. PackagingInsights investigates trends in... Read More
28 Apr 2023
--- This week in packaging, Huhtamaki launched three monomaterial flexible packaging solutions, and ProAmpac opened the Petfood Forum show in Missouri, US. Meanwhile. multiple companies released their 2023 Q1 results. In brief:... Read More
25 Apr 2023
--- Henkel has developed a low-temperature cleaner for aluminum beverage cans amid increasing industry and consumer demand for recyclable packaging. When used in traditional spray systems, the Bonderite C-IC 72000 series cleans... Read More
21 Apr 2023
--- This week in industry news, Innovia Films developed a printable coated cavitated biaxially oriented PP (BOPP) facestock film for pressure-sensitive labeling applications. Meanwhile, Multivac and Berry Global opened and... Read More
20 Apr 2023
--- Ahead of the upcoming revisions to the EU’s Waste Framework Directive (WFD), environmental groups and recycling organizations are calling for stringent policy changes utilizing advanced digital technologies and data... Read More
18 Apr 2023
--- Sweden-based Blue Ocean Closures, Swed-jam and the Research Institutes of Sweden are partnering in a research project to replace metal lids with fiber-based alternatives. The project is funded by Vinnova’s... Read More
17 Apr 2023
--- Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) is calling on EU policymakers to make material recovery and biological treatment (MRBT) of mixed waste mandatory. The organization has found the method is cost-competitive with controversial,... Read More
10 Apr 2023
--- Major airlines, airports and caterers are warning that EU animal agriculture rules are hampering their ability to recycle packaging and food waste and meet sustainability targets. The current regulation requires that all... Read More
07 Apr 2023
--- Planet Reuse is an online platform and network for reusable packaging with the aim of facilitating the transition from single-use to reusable packaging. The organization started to provide expertise to packagers on... Read More
06 Apr 2023
--- Label printing company Reynders is showcasing its shrink-sleeve solutions at this year’s Empack trade show, April 5-6, in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. The sleeves can be easily separated from cans by... Read More
29 Mar 2023
--- Sherwin-Williams has released a white paper outlining the European metal packaging industry and how it is predicted to grow as recycling requirements are introduced. New regulations from the European Green Deal, Circular... Read More
23 Mar 2023
--- Ball has released its “Climate Transition Plan,” which details a number of plans and collaborations the US glass producer intends to take to cut down its carbon emissions rates. The plan was released alongside... Read More
23 Mar 2023
--- The UK government’s impending plans to harmonize England’s waste collection systems, which are currently dictated by individual councils, are being heavily criticized by local authorities as senseless and risk... Read More
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