paper & paperboard

17 Jan 2020
--- This week in packaging, Stora Enso Intelligent Packaging introduced the first sustainable RAIN Radio-frequency identification (RFID) labels. Meanwhile, Stora Enso is also collaborating with Finnish dairy company Valio to... Read More
16 Jan 2020
--- In celebration of its centennial year, US-based organic chicken producer Perdue Farms has launched a direct-to-consumer e-commerce website that packages orders in 100 percent recyclable foam insulated boxes. The foam... Read More
14 Jan 2020
--- Toothpaste juggernaut Colgate has launched the “first-ever” recyclable toothpaste tube line called Smile for Good. Certified by the Vegan Society, the new tube outlines the function of each of the... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- This week in packaging, Walki Group entered into a license agreement with Smart Planet Technologies for the use of Earth Coating in several next-generation environmental packaging applications. Earth Coating is a plastic... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- Aseptic systems and solutions provider SIG has announced a new climate target to cut its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 60 percent by 2030 from the 2016 baseline. The target is one of the first in the packaging industry to be... Read More
08 Jan 2020
--- Reusable and recyclable products brand Lunchskins aims to replace two of the world’s greatest plastic pollutants – the plastic bag and the plastic straw – with its newly launched Plastic-Free Starter Kit.... Read More
06 Jan 2020
--- Huhtamaki has agreed to acquire full ownership of its joint venture company Laminor S.A. in Brazil. Laminor is specialized in high-quality tube laminates, particularly for oral care applications, and was set up in 2002 as a... Read More
02 Jan 2020
--- Mondelēz International has launched its Cadbury Energy bar in 100 percent recyclable and sustainably sourced paper packaging that was trialed and tested exclusively in New Zealand. The trial was designed to test the... Read More
20 Dec 2019
--- This week in packaging, ALPLA Group, an international plastic packaging and recycling specialist, joined a new consortium for the chemical recycling of PET. The consortium intends to speed up the commercialization of... Read More
13 Dec 2019
--- This week in packaging, The Circular Economy for Flexible Packaging initiative (CEFLEX) launched an open consultation to further enhance and refine its Designing for a Circular Economy Guidelines. After feedback from CEFLEX... Read More
12 Dec 2019
--- Pulpac, a patented technology that 3D-molds cellulose into strong and stable paper packs, has secured funding to accelerate the global commercialization of its sustainable packaging and disposables. With increased investment... Read More
06 Dec 2019
--- This week in packaging, the European Aluminum Foil Association (EAFA) reiterated the full recyclability of aluminum wrappers amid expectations that Chocolate Santa Claus production will hit record highs this Christmas.... Read More
05 Dec 2019
--- The ubiquity of single-use plastics first struck surfing enthusiasts Sam and Will Boex when they realized that nearly all surfboards are shipped in reams of protective bubble wrap that ultimately goes unrecycled, discarded... Read More
29 Nov 2019
--- This week in packaging, Starbucks announced that it will eliminate single-use plastic straws from nearly 1,500 stores across Japan and begin providing paper straws to customers starting in January 2020. Avantium secured... Read More
25 Nov 2019
--- As the beverage industry continues to seek alternatives to plastic packaging, Smurfit Kappa has launched a portfolio consisting of three paper-based solutions, called the Smurfit Kappa GreenClip, the TopClip and the... Read More
22 Nov 2019
--- This week in packaging news, Heineken teamed up with KHS to create its largest Heineken site worldwide in Mexico. The production facility is one of the biggest breweries in Mexico and, largely thanks to KHS’ latest... Read More
21 Nov 2019
--- The Coca‑Cola System, which comprises The Coca-Cola Company and its approximately 225 bottling partners worldwide, has introduced the KeelClip minimalist paperboard packaging solution on multipack cans in Europe in what the... Read More
18 Nov 2019
--- McDonald’s is initiating a new program to minimize and remove plastic and improve recyclability in its packaging across Europe. The plan comprises the discontinuation of McFlurry lids in restaurants across every... Read More
12 Nov 2019
--- Using less material, improving recyclability and employing renewable raw materials are the priorities in film packaging specialist Südpack’s sustainability strategy. The German supplier showcased its latest... Read More
11 Nov 2019
--- In collaboration with its partner Mitsubishi HiTech Paper, Smurfit Kappa has created a new type of board-based, recyclable food-safe packaging. As the companies have noted a rising demand for sustainable packaging, this... Read More