other materials

06 Oct 2022
--- Nereid Biomaterials, a team of material scientists, microbiologists, and oceanographers working to develop biodegradable materials for the ocean, has received Convergence Accelerator Phase 2 funding from the National Science... Read More
04 Oct 2022
--- Conducting life cycle analyses (LCA) are crucial for companies to back up their labeling claims with scientific objectivity. However, the market shows evidence that some companies tend to act more in their own interest,... Read More
30 Sep 2022
--- Designer Naama Nicotra has developed The NakedPak, where food functions as a built-in wrapper, making every part edible and creating a true zero-waste food packaging system. Nicotra acknowledges the services of food... Read More
30 Sep 2022
--- Tesco has started a pilot to eliminate unnecessary toothpaste packaging in the UK. The trial, which launched on September 21, aims to determine how consumers react when branded toothpaste is no longer offered in its... Read More
20 Sep 2022
--- Planet Reuse, a network for accelerating the implementation and scaling of reusable packaging models, has been officially launched. First conceptualized by the Netherlands Institute for Sustainable Packaging (KIDV) over a... Read More
19 Sep 2022
--- United Caps and Mimica have partnered to debut a new closure technology, Touchcap, for food waste reduction. The cap works with a specialized gel that never comes into contact with the food product, yet changes the cap... Read More
15 Sep 2022
--- The Netherlands Institute for Sustainable Packaging (KIDV) has made several adjustments to its Sustainable Packaging Compass tool to include the 2022 Recycle Check for rigid plastic packaging. The key focus areas of the... Read More
14 Sep 2022
--- Huhtamaki and Stora Enso are partnering to launch The Cup Collective – a new paper cup recycling initiative. The program, touted as “the first of its kind in Europe,” intends to industrially scale the... Read More
01 Sep 2022
--- A report by Yale University’s Anja Nikolova shows a growing trend in post-consumer recycled (PCR) materials, lightweight packaging and bio-based materials as environmentally sustainable alternatives to conventional... Read More
30 Aug 2022
--- Lithuanian researchers claim to have developed a takeaway food box that solves all common leakage, cooling and size problems. The team’s new invention is also plastic-free and designed in collaboration with local... Read More
25 Aug 2022
--- Researchers from The Manchester Institute of Biotechnology (MIB) have developed an engineering platform capable of evolving enzymes for PET depolymerization with characteristics that would be necessary for an... Read More
24 Aug 2022
--- Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), a UK-based marine conservation charity working with communities to protect oceans, beaches and marine life, recently released data in which twelve of the world’s largest brands are blamed... Read More
24 Aug 2022
--- Northwestern University chemists have developed a method – using low temperatures and inexpensive, common reagents – that causes two major classes of PFAS compounds to fall apart, leaving behind only benign end... Read More
23 Aug 2022
--- In an effort to unite and strengthen the entire brand while guaranteeing that it remains relevant for modern Danes, the UK-based agency Robot Food has updated the identity of the Danish beer company Tuborg. Early in 2022,... Read More
22 Aug 2022
--- Vegware, a Scottish- and US-based compostable foodservice packaging company, has released a 2021 sustainability report detailing the company’s commitment to improving composting infrastructure. Eilidh O’Connor... Read More
18 Aug 2022
--- Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), Coca-Cola’s largest European bottler, is launching an environmental sustainability-related supply chain financing program to encourage and reward suppliers to enhance their ESG... Read More
17 Aug 2022
--- Renewable chemistry technology business Avantium reports that it has struck a conditional offtake agreement with one of the largest manufacturers of luxury goods, LVMH Group (Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy). Through this... Read More
16 Aug 2022
--- To demonstrate how automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and strapping machines may function together in a single application, Mosca teamed up with materials handling business Gebhardt Intralogistics. Mosca is also debuting two... Read More
15 Aug 2022
--- Fast food giant KFC Singapore and packaging specialist Tria are collaborating on switching out the chain restaurant’s single-use plastic containers for environmentally sustainable, compostable packaging in an effort to... Read More
12 Aug 2022
--- Avery Dennison has become the first label manufacturer to enable rigid plastic recycling across its film portfolio with its next-generation AD CleanFlake technology, helping brands and converters boost packaging circularity.... Read More