20 Sep 2023
--- Los Angeles, US residents can now embrace a zero-waste approach to food delivery, as Gently, a last-mile logistics innovator, has teamed up with DeliverZero, the New York-based reusable takeout packaging system.
19 Sep 2023
--- With countries like the UK, France, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand cracking down on single-use vapes amid rising health and environment concerns, we examine the packaging industry’s role in the damages caused by... Read More
14 Sep 2023
--- E-commerce continues to play a substantial role in driving the packaging industry, according to Arco Berkenbosch, Smurfit Kappa’s chief innovation officer. Meanwhile, packagers strive to balance environmental... Read More
13 Sep 2023
--- UK Research & Innovation’s Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) Challenge, by Innovate UK, has launched a new £1.5 million (US$1.7 million) competition dubbed Liquid Food and Beverages in Refillable... Read More
06 Sep 2023
--- The Group of Twenty (G20) provided a “record US$1.4 trillion” in public money to support fossil fuels in 2022, according to a study titled “Fanning the Flames: G20 Provides Record Financial Support for... Read More
31 Aug 2023
--- At next month’s Pack Expo in Las Vegas, US, September 11-13, packaging experts will represent their latest cross-industry innovations. Amcor, Cama Group (Cama), Sidel and Bobst are among the exhibitors, each presenting... Read More
28 Aug 2023
--- This year’s Pack Expo trade show in Las Vegas, US, is gearing up to launch the “largest show since its inception” next month (September 11-13) with over 2,000 global exhibitors set to showcase the... Read More
23 Aug 2023
--- Material reduction lies at the heart of the circular economy and industries’ efforts to lower their environmental footprints. With growing consumer demands, legislation and economic challenges, many businesses are... Read More
18 Aug 2023
--- With the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) amendments drawing nearer, the EU is set for pivotal changes that will impact how the industry and consumers create, use and dispose of packaging. The revisions are... Read More
17 Aug 2023
--- The Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s Plastics Initiative is working with Unilever, PepsiCo and Danone to develop scaled reusable packaging systems that can perform as effectively as single-use models on economic,... Read More
17 Aug 2023
--- The governments of Colombia, Jamaica and Panama are launching a US$42 million project to jointly combat plastic pollution by mainstreaming circularity at city-level. The “Reduce marine plastics and plastic pollution in... Read More
11 Aug 2023
--- Eunomia Research and Consulting has demonstrated in a new report how LCA designs and methodologies typically produce biased and suboptimal results. The report published by Zero Waste Europe examines several recent, highly... Read More
11 Aug 2023
--- This week in industry news, Path Water partnered with Mattel for a refillable water bottle in Barbie design, and ProAmpac obtained two awards at the 2023 annual Excellence in Flexography Awards. Meanwhile, Aptar CSP and... Read More
08 Aug 2023
--- APC Packaging has released a refillable double-walled glass jar (JRGP) for premium beauty and skin care brands. The JRGP jar can be refilled, a feature made for environmentally conscious consumers and brands. APC Packaging... Read More
31 Jul 2023
--- Subtl, specializing in stackable makeup solutions, has released its Stak 2.0 for consumers to build a custom makeup collection with revamped pods and packaging. The product’s concept is to create an entire makeup... Read More
25 Jul 2023
--- Beyond Plastics has released a comment to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on its Draft National Strategy to Prevent Plastic Pollution, recommending adjustments for packaging, emissions and waste management. The... Read More
20 Jul 2023
--- Members of the European Parliament met to vote on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive (PPWD) revision yesterday with the topic of reusables taking center stage. The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) has disapproved... Read More
20 July 2023
--- A UK town will roll out a 12-week digital deposit return scheme (DDRS) designed to test how the technology could encourage recycling. As the “world-first” full-town DDRS trial, the Welsh town of Brecon has dubbed... Read More
19 Jul 2023
--- Berry Global has created a range of reusable bottles from post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic for UK-based cleaning company The Bio-D Company. Bio-D has calculated that the CO2 emissions saved by using 100% PCR bottles are... Read More
19 Jul 2023
--- The packaging industry is increasingly affected by the global consumer trend toward health awareness. This growth is encouraging packagers, designers and manufacturers to focus on optimized nutrition packaging designs.... Read More