30 May 2023
--- Yesterday, the second UK National Treaty Dialogues on Plastic Pollution Multi-Stakeholder Convening Report 2023 was published. The report includes contributions from 39 organizations addressing the plastic pollution crisis,... Read More
29 May 2023
--- Avery Dennison has selected BeFC, Moree, Peafowl Plasmonics, Puro Renewables and Stemly as the five winners of its second AD Stretch Accelerator Program cohort. “Avery Dennison aims to foster a start-up mentality of... Read More
26 May 2023
--- In the dynamic landscape of packaging materials, glass has stood the test of time as a trusted and proven choice for health-conscious consumers, according to industry experts. Glass packaging continues to showcase its... Read More
26 May 2023
--- This week in industry news, Vetropack started to heat two glass furnaces to increase production by 70% while SABIC partnered with Estiko Packaging Solutions and Coldwater Prawns to make an ecological pouch for frozen shrimp.... Read More
22 May 2023
--- Civil societies, academics and frontline groups are expressing concern over a new United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report, which promotes burning plastic waste in cement kilns as a key strategy in the design and... Read More
17 May 2023
--- Rethinking Materials Innovation and Investment Summit delegates are currently meeting and collaborating in London, UK, to discuss the scaling of materials innovation for decarbonization and a circular economy. While the... Read More
09 May 2023
--- Jokey Group has joined a partnership with the Spanish start-up Bumerang to advance the development of reusable packaging. Bumerang, based in Barcelona, is specialized in reusable packaging solutions for the to-go sector and... Read More
26 Apr 2023
--- The refillable packaging market is “still in its infancy,” Emmi Randell, head of business development at Sulapac, tells PackagingInsights, even though many packaging industry insiders see it as an ecological... Read More
25 Apr 2023
--- Henkel has developed a low-temperature cleaner for aluminum beverage cans amid increasing industry and consumer demand for recyclable packaging. When used in traditional spray systems, the Bonderite C-IC 72000 series cleans... Read More
25 Apr 2023
--- German reusable foodservice specialist Vytal is extending its reach to the Scottish Highlands and providing a new initiative – The Cup Movement – with a returnable beverage packaging scheme using QR-code... Read More
20 Apr 2023
--- Ahead of the upcoming revisions to the EU’s Waste Framework Directive (WFD), environmental groups and recycling organizations are calling for stringent policy changes utilizing advanced digital technologies and data... Read More
19 Apr 2023
--- Bakery packaging is a segment focussed on balancing food shelf life with material reduction. Products that struggle to stay fresh, such as bread, require packaging technologies and materials that can extend their lifespan to... Read More
12 Apr 2023
--- Food delivery rose to an all-time high during the COVID-19 pandemic and continues to be popular among consumers in the post-pandemic world, according to Jaz Rabadia, global head of responsible business and sustainability at... Read More
07 Apr 2023
--- Planet Reuse is an online platform and network for reusable packaging with the aim of facilitating the transition from single-use to reusable packaging. The organization started to provide expertise to packagers on... Read More
31 Mar 2023
--- UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has awarded 17 projects a total of £3.2 million (US$3.9 million) to scale up novel solutions to plastic waste prevention and management. The winners fall into three target areas:... Read More
30 Mar 2023
--- The British Plastics Federation’s (BPF) seminar on The Challenges of Incorporating Recycled Content in Plastics Packaging 2023 made it clear that there is work being done across the industry to address plastic supply... Read More
28 Mar 2023
--- Plastic Soup Foundation calls for urgency among policymakers to face the plastic pollution and health crises. It names the fossil fuel, plastic and fashion industries as choosing profit and ease over global protection. Maria... Read More
27 Mar 2023
--- Czech start-up Miwa Technologies, which developed and operates technology minimizing packaging waste through installing reusable containers across European supermarkets, has been granted €2.7 million (US$2.9 million) by... Read More
02 Mar 2023
--- DSM Engineering Materials is partnering with reusable packaging start-up DiFold and equipping it with bio-based, thermoplastic copolyester to manufacture its flagship Origami foldable water bottle. Inspired by the Japanese... Read More
01 Mar 2023
--- Today, on International Waste Pickers’ Day, the International Alliance of Waste Pickers (IAWP) is bringing together leaders from 19 countries to the alliance’s first major event in Nairobi, Kenya. The general... Read More