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17 Jan 2020
--- As the packaging industry is striving for better alternatives to packaging waste, product designer Jonna Breitenhuber found a way to eliminate shampoo bottle packaging entirely. Her graduating master thesis from the... Read More
17 Jan 2020
--- This week in packaging, Stora Enso Intelligent Packaging introduced the first sustainable RAIN Radio-frequency identification (RFID) labels. Meanwhile, Stora Enso is also collaborating with Finnish dairy company Valio to... Read More
16 Jan 2020
--- US fast-food chain Taco Bell welcomed the new year with an ambitious commitment to sustainability for its consumer-facing packaging. The brand aims to make all packaging recyclable, compostable or reusable by 2025, globally.... Read More
16 Jan 2020
--- Nestlé has announced an investment of up to 2 billion Swiss francs (US$2.08 billion) to pioneer the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and accelerate the development of innovative sustainable... Read More
16 Jan 2020
--- In celebration of its centennial year, US-based organic chicken producer Perdue Farms has launched a direct-to-consumer e-commerce website that packages orders in 100 percent recyclable foam insulated boxes. The foam... Read More
15 Jan 2020
--- The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has introduced Circulytics, a digital measuring tool that gives companies a fully comprehensive picture of their circularity across all operations. Developed and tested by more than 30... Read More
15 Jan 2020
--- UK retailer Co-op has committed to 100 percent own-brand recyclable packaging and aims to have phased out all non-recyclable plastics by mid-2020. Moreover, the company plans to replace them with reused or easily recycled... Read More
15 Jan 2020
--- SOPO – an acronym for Stick-On, Pull-Off Dispensers – is a new personal care dispenser that promises to declutter bathroom countertops while using 70 percent less plastic in its packaging. The invention was... Read More
15 Jan 2020
--- Closer collaboration between supermarkets and recycling companies is crucial to raising recycling rates, according to Dan Cooke, Head of Sustainability for Viridor, the largest UK-owned recycling, renewable energy and waste... Read More
14 Jan 2020
--- Toothpaste juggernaut Colgate has launched the “first-ever” recyclable toothpaste tube line called Smile for Good. Certified by the Vegan Society, the new tube outlines the function of each of the... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- The Circularise PLASTICS initiative is set to pilot its blockchain technology for transparent circularity in plastics in a production environment early this year in what the group is calling its “first... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- German multinational Beiersdorf, specializing in skin care products, has developed cosmetic bottles made of 100 percent recycled polyethylene (PE) for its Nivea brand. The launch is part of the company’s Recyclist... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- The EU Commission is considering further bans on plastic packaging and new requirements for manufacturers, Virginijus Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner-designate for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries, told German newspaper Die... Read More
13 Jan 2020
--- European flexible packaging supplier Coveris is set to launch a high-performance, recyclable version of its cast polypropylene film (CPP) for a wide range of food, pet food and non-food products. With an improved structure,... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- This week in packaging, Walki Group entered into a license agreement with Smart Planet Technologies for the use of Earth Coating in several next-generation environmental packaging applications. Earth Coating is a plastic... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- Aseptic systems and solutions provider SIG has announced a new climate target to cut its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 60 percent by 2030 from the 2016 baseline. The target is one of the first in the packaging industry to be... Read More
10 Jan 2020
--- Plastic is only the tip of the single-use iceberg, according to a new Green Alliance report, which points the finger at throwaway culture as the root cause of packaging’s environmental scourge. The research, based on... Read More
09 Jan 2020
--- British-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever has joined forces with global packaging supplier Mondi to produce a recyclable polypropylene (PP) mono-material pouch in Turkey for the Knorr dry soup powder range. The solution... Read More
09 Jan 2020
--- Responding to a need to develop eco-friendly solutions for secondary single-use packaging, Monta has developed a certified biobased self-adhesive tape made from around 90 percent renewable raw resources, called Monta... Read More
09 Jan 2020
--- US-based Origin Labs has launched a four-part cannabidiol (CBD) product line, PearlCBD, which harnesses the power of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. With a tap of a mobile phone to the PearlCBD product, consumers... Read More
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