rigid plastics

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03 Aug 2020
--- ZenWTR has launched a fully post-consumer recycled PET (rPET) water bottle. The new eco-centric packaging uses 75 percent less energy than virgin plastic and reduces greenhouse gas emissions by 71 percent, compared to virgin... Read More
03 Aug 2020
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
31 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Crown debuted Twentyby30, a robust program that outlines twenty measurable environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals to be completed by 2030 or sooner. The program identifies five distinct... Read More
30 Jul 2020
--- Germany-headquartered supplier of filling and packaging systems KHS has been awarded the contract for the new PET line of Uganda’s Rwenzori Bottling Company. In addition to KHS’ Innoket Neo labeler, the supplier... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- KHS Group has teamed with Austrian packaging expert Alpla to develop an ultra-light, 1 L returnable PET container. Under KHS’ “Reduce, reuse, recycle” corporate philosophy, the filling and packaging systems... Read More
29 Jul 2020
--- The European Council has approved the implementation of a plastic tax starting January 1, 2021, as part of its latest agreement on the new Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) (2021-2027) and coronavirus recovery fund. The... Read More
28 Jul 2020
--- Wellness brand Liquid I.V. has taken an eco-friendly stride by launching its clean electrolyte drink mixes in a recycled PET (rPET) carton, featuring compostable hydration sticks inside. The company’s products are... Read More
27 Jul 2020
--- Prominent campaigns on plastic waste and climate change have led many consumers to reconsider the environmental impact of packaged products. Brands are under increasing pressure to respond to demand for more... Read More
24 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Crown secured Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) approval for its greenhouse gas emission reduction targets. The rigid metal packaging leader has committed to reduce its absolute Scope 1 and... Read More
24 Jul 2020
--- The personal care industry’s slow crawl toward more environmentally friendly packaging materials perseveres. However, as smaller eco-focused brands grow in popularity, major industry players are increasingly seeking a... Read More
24 Jul 2020
--- On the current trajectory, annual flows of plastic into the ocean could nearly triple by 2040, equating to 29 million metric tons of plastic leakage into the oceans at the cost of US$100 billion to the global economy. This... Read More
23 Jul 2020
--- CG Roxane, the privately held, family-owned and operated maker of Crystal Geyser Alpine Spring Water, has unveiled a mechanically recycled PET (rPET) processing plant in San Bernardino, CA, US – the first of its kind... Read More
20 Jul 2020
--- With COVID-19 forcing the postponement of interpack 2020, food and medical packaging solutions specialist Wipak took to LinkedIn to launch 12 environmentally conscious products. Predominantly serving industries in Europe and... Read More
17 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) published industry guidance confirming the recyclability of pizza boxes, after a WestRock study revealed that grease and cheese in pizza... Read More
17 Jul 2020
--- Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA) has announced that three more of its US domestic still water brands have converted their bottles to 100 percent recycled PET (rPET). The Ozarka, Deer Park and Zephyrhills natural... Read More
16 Jul 2020
--- Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, has announced funding for CuRe Technology – a recycling startup that aims to provide a new lease of life for difficult to... Read More
15 Jul 2020
--- Ahead of the EU leaders' budget meeting in Brussels on July 17-18, over 40 organizations from the packaging supply chain have written a letter to voice concerns over the proposed inclusion of a plastic tax and... Read More
10 Jul 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Danone mineral water brand evian introduced a 100 percent recycled and recyclable, label-free 400 ml bottle that will launch in France this month. The launch comes after the brand achieved carbon... Read More
10 Jul 2020
--- Aptar Food + Beverage has announced the market launch of SeaWell, an active packaging system designed to maintain seafood quality and freshness. The “first-of-its-kind” active packaging solution is now being... Read More
09 Jul 2020
--- Consumer goods company Henkel has introduced a 50 percent post-consumer recycled polyethylene (r-PE) bottle for its Pro Nature toilet cleaner range. Greiner Packaging is one of Henkel’s suppliers for the extrusion blow... Read More
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