30 May 2023
--- Amcor, Delterra, Mars and P&G have announced the launch of a partnership to stem the tide of plastic pollution in the Global South. The companies say they will work together to scale upstream and downstream solutions for... Read More
02 May 2023
--- Industry leaders ExxonMobil, Sealed Air, Cyclyx International and Ahold Delhaize USA have announced their advanced recycling collaboration will be scaled up after the successful conclusion of a year-long trial. Launched in... Read More
01 May 2023
--- The European Commission (EC) has passed a new law obliging all companies using wood-based materials to prove their supplies have not come from deforested land or areas where human rights violations have occurred. Selling... Read More
28 Apr 2023
--- The European Commission (EC) has voted to adopt proposals on restricting intentionally added microplastics in products, including packaging, cosmetics and astroturf, through its Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and... Read More
27 Apr 2023
--- ChemSec has released a report that maps the extensive use of “forever chemicals” (PFAS) in the electronics industry, focusing on the chemicals’ presence in electronic devices, semiconductors and their... 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
13 Apr 2023
--- Material recovery and biological treatment (MRBT) methods for mixed waste sorting could be a cost-competitive and superior carbon-saving alternative to incineration practices, according to a new report by Zero Waste Europe... Read More
11 Apr 2023
--- Packaging technologies for thermal management are essential to maintaining the lifespan and efficacy of semiconductors, according to a new technical paper by researchers at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State... Read More
10 Apr 2023
--- A sustainability report is the essential tool in communicating corporate social responsibility goals and actions to any organization’s stakeholders, from employees to customers to financial institutions. Increasingly,... Read More
04 Apr 2023
--- A cross-sectoral body of material suppliers and associations has called on the European Commission (EC) to implement a harmonized method for calculating chemically recycled content. The method the group requests is a... Read More
13 Mar 2023
--- Environmental campaigners are calling for harsher measures against petrochemical corporations and their transport partners following the Ohio train derailment disaster, after a US Senate hearing last week in which Norfolk... Read More
01 Mar 2023
--- At this year’s Interpack 2023 trade show in Düsseldorf, Germany, Gerhard Schubert will display a concept study for a new generation of machines combined with a new transport system. Additionally, the company will... 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
20 Feb 2023
--- The European paper industry must capitalize on positive long-term trends, which the EU Green Deal Industrial Plan could accelerate, according to the Confederation of European Paper Industries (Cepi), which last week released... Read More
14 Feb 2023
--- Ineos has secured €3.5 billion (US$3.7 billion) in funding for its Project One ethane cracker in the Port of Antwerp, Belgium. The financing follows a tide of environmental opposition against the facility, which is... Read More
13 Feb 2023
--- Indonesian environmentalists are taking Swiss corporation Holcim, one of the world’s largest cement producers, to court over pollution caused largely by refuse-derived fuel (RDF) from plastic packaging waste, which has... 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
06 Feb 2023
--- Carbios has validated the final stage of its CE-PET research project, which lasted four years, and confirmed an enzymatic PET recycling process at the pilot stage to scale up to the industrial demonstrator, which has been... Read More
31 Jan 2023
--- TotalEnergies is joining forces with Portuguese packaging player Intraplás to create commercial products with TotalEnergies RE:newable polymer – a range of the RE:clic portfolio, which uses renewable sources to... Read More