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15 Nov 2019
--- Fortune 500 global plastic manufacturer Berry and global chemical industry leader SABIC have announced a collaboration to drive the innovation and use of polyolefin resins made from chemical recycling. Berry has already... Read More
15 Nov 2019
--- British multinational oil and gas company BP has developed an enhanced recycling technology, BP Infinia, that enables currently unrecyclable polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic waste to be diverted from landfill or... Read More
12 Nov 2019
--- At CpHI Worldwide 2019, glass and plastic pharma packaging producer Bormioli Pharma showcased several new packaging prototypes to address four key trends – usability, traceability, connectivity and sustainability. The... Read More
11 Nov 2019
--- Six out of ten European consumers (62 percent) say they would be willing to pay more for food products that contain less plastic packaging in a recent survey by UK-headquartered DS Smith. A similar number (59 percent)... Read More
07 Nov 2019
--- Global plastic packaging manufacturer ALPLA is set to expand its recycling activities by moving into polyolefin recycling through the acquisition of two companies based in Spain. With two of its own PET recycling plants in... Read More
07 Nov 2019
--- Never has the notion of sustainability and a circular economy been more in the public mindset. As a result, it seems like the “3Rs” of “reduce,” “reuse” and “recycle” have... Read More
04 Nov 2019
--- The British Plastics Federation (BPF), in partnership with Squire Patton Boggs and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), has released a practical guide to help plastics companies prepare for... Read More
04 Nov 2019
--- As a part of its “4Rs” strategy to tackle the use of plastics in its business, UK supermarket giant Tesco has announced its ambition remove one billion pieces of plastic from products for sale in stores... Read More
01 Nov 2019
--- Leading beverage giants – Coca-Cola, Keurig, Dr Pepper and PepsiCo – have teamed up in the launch of the Every Bottle Back initiative, which is investing in the improvement of plastic retrieval to facilitate the... Read More
01 Nov 2019
--- A new study by French and Australian researchers supports that bisphenol A (BPA) exposure is associated with an increased diabetes risk, and also uncovered a previously unknown link between bisphenol S (BPS) and incidence of... Read More
31 Oct 2019
--- Early childhood nutrition Nestlé-subsidiary Gerber is partnering with recycling specialist TerraCycle to involve consumers in a free recycling program. Caregivers will now be able to mail in packaging that is not... Read More
30 Oct 2019
--- Berlin Packaging and Novio Packaging have entered into a definitive agreement for Berlin Packaging to acquire Netherlands-based Novio Packaging for an undisclosed fee. Berlin Packaging says that this strategic transaction... Read More
28 Oct 2019
--- Following 484 cleanups in over 50 countries across six continents, a new report has named Coca-Cola, Nestlé and PepsiCo as the world’s “top polluting companies.” The Break Free From Plastic report... Read More
25 Oct 2019
--- Acknowledging the importance of a circular economy, Coexpan is launching CorePET, the packaging specialist’s first 100 percent recycled PET (rPET) food grade sheet, specifically formulated for the thermoforming market.... Read More
25 Oct 2019
--- In collaboration with packaging manufacturer Alpla, Henkel has produced bottles using 100 percent chemically recycled plastic for the first time. Part of the ChemCycling project led by chemical producer BASF, Henkel will use... Read More
24 Oct 2019
--- Chinese beverage producer Jin Mai Lang has installed two Sidel complete aseptic PET lines, integrating Tetra Pak Processing System technologies and its Aseptic Combi Predis. These lines deliver a production output of 60,000... Read More
23 Oct 2019
--- Fortune 500 global plastic manufacturer Berry has announced that it will begin manufacturing plastic packaging containing Digimarc Barcodes as a collaborator in the new recycling initiative, HolyGrail 2.0. The outcome of its... Read More
22 Oct 2019
--- Beauty industry heavyweight Dove has unveiled new initiatives and impact figures aiming to reduce the use of virgin plastic by more than 20,500 metric tons per year. The Unilever brand intends to reach this benchmark through... Read More
22 Oct 2019
--- It is more important than ever that the cosmetics industry strives toward being environmentally friendly, with sustainability ultimately spearheading what should influence all choices in the field. This was the primary... Read More
22 Oct 2019
--- Awareness of the circular economy is out in full force at K 2019, which is seeing 3,300 members of the plastics and rubber world come together in Dusseldorf, Germany, October 16 to 23. The notion of a “circular... Read More
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