paper & paperboard

11 Feb 2020
--- Zanders has launched a completely natural grease- and oil-resistant paper for food packaging without the use of chemicals. The enhanced Zanbarrier NGR (“Natural Grease Resistant”) paper also boasts a higher... Read More
07 Feb 2020
--- This week in packaging, Swiss mineral water brand Henniez announced that its entire plastic bottle range is now made of 75 percent recycled PET plastic (rPET). The Nestlé brand has been using 30 percent rPET since... Read More
06 Feb 2020
--- Syntegon Technology, formerly Bosch Packaging Technology, has announced that it will showcase its “paper-ON-form” upgrade kit for horizontal flow wrapping machines to form cold-sealable barrier paper at Interpack... Read More
30 Jan 2020
--- The UK’s leading recycling label authority The On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) has made the evidence base from its comprehensive labeling review, which culminated in the launch of a binary labeling system... Read More
30 Jan 2020
--- With Fruit Logistica in Berlin, Germany, taking place next week, Mondi has announced that it will be exhibiting its containerboard and corrugated solutions for the fresh produce market. On show for the first time will be the... Read More
30 Jan 2020
--- Südpack Verpackungen has received a certificate of recyclability from the Institute cyclos-HTP for its Multi SV Skin pack. The packaging film concept combines a Skin Multi SV top film (150 µm) and base film... Read More
27 Jan 2020
--- Sappi Europe has added a 91 g/m² offering to its high-barrier paper range that offers optimal product protection thanks to its oxygen, steam, grease and oil barriers. The supplier has also enhanced its light barrier... Read More
27 Jan 2020
--- DS Smith has opened a state-of-the-art box manufacturing plant in the town of Lebanon, Illinois, US. The “industry-leading” facility can produce 30,000 boxes an hour and 2 billion square feet of recyclable... Read More
24 Jan 2020
--- This week in packaging, Finland-based Huhtamaki will acquire full ownership of its joint venture company Laminor S.A. in Brazil, while the Bubble Wrap brand launched a new version including 90 percent recycled content. Stora... Read More
23 Jan 2020
--- FrieslandCampina has released paper straws for all of its European packaging that features a straw. Over 100 million plastic straws will be replaced by a more sustainable, paper variant within a year’s time. This is a... Read More
22 Jan 2020
--- Sustainability-oriented organization Hubbub is investing £300,000 (US$390,000) in five coffee cup recycling facilities around the UK capital. The move will amount to repurposing around four million paper cups,... Read More
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