paper & paperboard

27 Jan 2023
--- Baby and toddler packaging for F&B, hygiene and pharmaceutical products is a key segment for the industry, with concerns over cleanliness, safety and reusability abounding for one of society’s most vulnerable... Read More
25 Jan 2023
--- Zero Waste Scotland (ZWS) calls on hospitality players to reduce single-use packaging after a pilot scheme saw a huge fall in the use of common disposable items, emissions, and money saved for businesses. The... Read More
24 Jan 2023
--- Australia’s National Waste Policy Action Plan sets targets of recycling or reusing 80% of the country’s waste by 2030. The plan covers all forms of waste across sectors, from food to “business... Read More
19 Jan 2023
--- As the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) is underway in Davos, Switzerland, a report by impact organization Circle Economy and services company Deloitte is calling for a 30% reduction in material extraction worldwide to... Read More
18 Jan 2023
--- US-based manufacturer SustainaPac joins PulPac’s growing licensee network to introduce Dry Molded Fiber technology to North America. SustainaPac intends to establish itself as a source of highly economical natural... Read More
17 Jan 2023
--- Graphic Packaging International (GPI) is moving its beverage packaging manufacturing operations in Bristol, UK, to a new, state-of-the-art facility nearby. The company states the move is part of its long-term commitment to... Read More
06 Jan 2023
--- This week in industry news, Sabic collaborated with Scientex to create the “world’s first” advanced recycled ocean bound plastic material. JBM Packaging launched a plastic-free windowed paper package line,... Read More
23 Dec 2022
--- The European Commission’s (EC) EIC Accelerator 2022 program has selected Ukraine-based Releaf Paper as this year’s program winner. The EIC Accelerator program supports start-ups and innovative, high-risk small... Read More
22 Dec 2022
--- Blue Ocean Closures has obtained a second investment from co-owner Alpla Group to expand and accelerate the commercialization of its environmentally sustainable closure solutions. Alpla has decided to further invest in Blue... Read More
22 Dec 2022
--- As 2022 draws to a close, PackagingInsights looks back at the biggest developments of the year, from the Ukraine war and skyrocketing energy prices to chemical recycling debates and action over waste exportation.... Read More
21 Dec 2022
--- Trays are a common packaging material due to their inexpensive, lightweight and long-lasting nature. They are most commonly used by the F&B and pharmaceutical industries, making them the primary drivers in the trays... Read More
20 Dec 2022
--- Mondi and Fresh!Packing have designed a cooler bag to protect and transport consumers’ chilled or frozen goods home. The Fresh!Bag outer layer is made from Mondi’s durable kraft paper, replacing the traditionally... Read More
19 Dec 2022
--- Amazon is releasing a statement about how the online business giant plans to continue to find ways to minimize carbon emissions, increase recyclability and reduce waste in packaging. The company says strives to use as little... Read More
16 Dec 2022
--- DS Smith’s latest report reveals that packages undergo g-forces of an average acceleration of around 50Gs. Packages ordered online have been recorded at g-forces akin to motor races and rocket launches. To help... Read More
15 Dec 2022
--- The 4evergreen alliance has published the beta release of its Fibre-Based Packaging Recyclability Evaluation Protocol (REP), part one for standard mills. This tool is said to support the value chain to enhance and harmonize... Read More
14 Dec 2022
--- Alcoholic beverage consumption is on the decline globally, with Innova Market Insights reporting a 4% year-over-year drop in launches between 2021 and 2022. However, as one of the world’s most popular beverage types,... Read More
14 Dec 2022
--- Recoup estimates that a staggering 750,000 metric tons of post-consumer plastic packaging are currently not collected for recycling. The newly launched report has found that over 600,000 metric tons of UK household plastic... Read More
13 Dec 2022
--- A recent online survey by DS Smith has revealed growing consumer frustrations around excessive packaging. Specifically, online shoppers are increasingly discontent with packages arriving oversized and being too flimsy,... Read More
09 Dec 2022
--- This week in industry news, Borealis and Eneco signed a second ten-year power purchase agreement to supply renewable electricity and Mondi supported Angulas Aguinaga in switching to recyclable paper-based packaging for its... Read More
08 Dec 2022
--- The Cup Collective, a program founded by Stora Enso and Huhtamaki to capture the value of used paper cups through recycling at an industrial scale, has welcomed its first partners, including McDonald’s, SSP The Food... Read More