paper & paperboard

06 Oct 2022
--- Huhtamaki is launching Icon, a 95% renewable bio-based paper-based packaging solution for ice cream containers and lids, enabling recycling in communities with paper product recycling programs across the US. A connected... Read More
05 Oct 2022
--- SIG is launching “Recycle for Good” in Egypt – an initiative for the collection of used aseptic cartons with its partner Tagaddod. The initiative enables consumers to use an app to arrange for their used... 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
04 Oct 2022
--- Improving waste management is an essential and dangerously unrecognized key to reducing global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, according to a report released today by the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GAIA).... Read More
03 Oct 2022
--- Nestlé is updating the wrappers on two of its staple confectionery products, Quality Street and KitKat, to facilitate recycling and achieve its environmental goals. Quality Street, launched in 1936, has long been... Read More
30 Sep 2022
--- This week in industry news, Sappi completed the modernization of its production site in Austria, while Innotech completed a trial in polystyrene yogurt pots. Meanwhile, Graphic Packaging International (GPI) invested in a new... Read More
26 Sep 2022
--- ChoosePlanetA is launching The Good Cup, an environmentally sustainable single-use paper cup that eliminates the need for plastic lids. The cup has a foldable built-in lid made from 100% certified home compostable paper and... Read More
26 Sep 2022
--- DS Smith and Krones are partnering on a fiber-based alternative to shrink-wrap for PET multipack bottles. The Eco carrier was demonstrated during the Drinktec 2022 trade show in Germany this month on Krones’ Variopac... Read More
23 Sep 2022
--- This week in industry news, UK Research & Innovation launched a new £2.5 million (~US$2.7 million) Future Plastic Packaging Solutions round two competition for research and innovation projects seeking grant... Read More
21 Sep 2022
--- Hong Kong’s sole recycling plant for processing beverage cartons, MilMil, is facing closure after the government-backed Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), which owns the building, has refused... Read More
20 Sep 2022
--- Smurfit Kappa is acquiring the Brazilian packaging plant, PaperBox. PaperBox is one of a few expansions the company has been making in Brazil to capitalize on market demand. PaperBox is located in Saquarema, 70 kilometers... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- This week in industry news, Sappi invested in new technical equipment and production facilities at its Gratkorn site in Austria. Meanwhile, Amcor announced a further strategic investment of up to US$45 million in ePac... 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
14 Sep 2022
--- The snack packaging market has steadily increased sales over the past five years. However, with this uptick in consumption comes a challenge for producers as different snack types require different materials and designs. On... Read More
09 Sep 2022
--- Stora Enso is acquiring Netherlands-based De Jong Packaging Group for €1.02 billion (US$1.02 billion). De Jong Packaging Group is one of the largest corrugated packaging producers in the Benelux countries and its... Read More
08 Sep 2022
--- Sappi Europe and Kallfass are developing an environmentally sustainable, paper-based alternative to film-based primary, secondary packaging in the non-food packaging sector. Sappi and Kallfass assert that they are not only... Read More
08 Sep 2022
--- Bayer Consumer Health is partnering with an open innovation services company Yet2 to work with external technologies to solve its latest environmentally sustainable packaging innovation challenge. In turn, this will help... Read More
07 Sep 2022
--- Household packaging is experiencing a shift toward more environmental sustainability, minimizing packaging material and developing recyclable, refillable and reusable packaging solutions. PackagingInsights explores the... Read More
05 Sep 2022
--- Huhtamaki has sold its operations in Russia after pledging to divest from the country completely in April this year, following the outbreak of war in Ukraine. The fiber-based packaging leader announced its assets were... Read More
05 Sep 2022
--- Multivac is expanding its sales and logistics capacity in Queensland, Australia, with a new location that offers three times as much space as the previous complex. The company is hereby reacting to the constantly rising... Read More