other packaging

27 Jan 2023
--- Yesterday, Connecticut governor Ned Lamont announced new efforts to address Connecticut’s (US) waste crisis. While Just Zero, Bring Your Own Connecticut and Sierra Club Connecticut applaud the governor’s focus on... Read More
25 Jan 2023
--- Bormioli Pharma is unveiling its nebulizer for ophthalmic drugs, OptiMist, that administers therapies, minimizes waste and makes delivery more accessible and controllable through an app installed on smartphones at Pharmapack... Read More
25 Jan 2023
--- Digital Watermarks Initiative HolyGrail 2.0 (HG2.0) is entering the project’s next phase, with a pilot market launching in France. The technology will be tested at scale for detection, ejection and purity at the... Read More
24 Jan 2023
--- Fungi Solutions is turning mushrooms into compostable packaging for the Australian market. The start-up packaging company based in Melbourne aims to divert organic waste from landfills, marking it as the “first... Read More
18 Jan 2023
--- For the year ahead, customization and differentiation through digital print packaging solutions are predicted to become essential tools for driving customer relations and building brand loyalty. Speaking to... Read More
13 Jan 2023
--- Goodyear has released a method using soybean oil, rice husks and pine resin to create a tire with 90% environmentally sustainable materials. This innovation could open a new door for the packaging industry to adopt similar... Read More
11 Jan 2023
--- Plastic credits have been dismissed by some NGOs and multinationals as a greenwashing mechanism that distracts from plastic reduction and exacerbates “waste colonialism.” However, environmental consultancy South... Read More
05 Jan 2023
--- The US state of New York has officially banned the use of PFAS chemicals in food packaging materials. Effective since January 1, the ban is enforced under the Hazardous Packaging Act and applies to any packaging products... Read More
22 Dec 2022
--- As 2022 draws to a close, PackagingInsights looks back at the biggest developments of the year, from the Ukraine war and skyrocketing energy prices to chemical recycling debates and action over waste exportation.... Read More
21 Dec 2022
--- The European Circular Bioeconomy Policy Initiative (ECBPI) is flagging a looming annual cost of up to €2 billion (US$2.13 billion) from plastic contamination in biowaste. ECBPI is therefore urging the European... Read More
16 Dec 2022
--- This week in industry news, the Glass Packaging Institute (GPI) announced the results of a consumer poll demonstrating growing interest in glass sustainability. Meanwhile, Amcor announced a five-year deal with ExxonMobil to... Read More
15 Dec 2022
--- BASF and StePac are partnering to develop environmentally sustainable packaging to extend the shelf life of fresh produce. BASF is supplying StePac with its Ultramid Ccycled, a chemically recycled polyamide six, while StePac... Read More
14 Dec 2022
--- Recoup estimates that a staggering 750,000 metric tons of post-consumer plastic packaging are currently not collected for recycling. The newly launched report has found that over 600,000 metric tons of UK household plastic... Read More
13 Dec 2022
--- Biomac – a Horizon 2020 project – is launching an open call on December 15 through which it will select five companies as project participants to help pioneer bio-based nanomaterials. Participants will be chosen... Read More
09 Dec 2022
--- This week in industry news, Borealis and Eneco signed a second ten-year power purchase agreement to supply renewable electricity and Mondi supported Angulas Aguinaga in switching to recyclable paper-based packaging for its... Read More
07 Dec 2022
--- PulPac has developed a Blister Pack Collective to reduce manufacturing rates and limit non-recyclable plastics’ use in over-the-counter and prescription drug packaging. The company has partnered with PA Consulting to... Read More
07 Dec 2022
--- For the second time, the Earthshot Prize announced five £1 million (US$1.2 million) prize winners at a globally broadcast ceremony in Boston, US. British seaweed packaging startup Notpla is among this year’s... Read More
02 Dec 2022
--- This week in industry news, Bacardi removed all single-use plastic from its gifting range ahead of the holiday season. Also, Henkel commercialized its high-performance non-conductive die attach film, and Nextek’s... Read More
24 Nov 2022
--- The “comfort buying” trend could cost the UK £124 million (US$149 million) this Black Friday season, according to research by DS Smith. “Comfort buys” are purchases consumers make themselves to... Read More
23 Nov 2022
--- Bradfords Building Supplies has taken its first delivery of Tarmac bagged cement loaded on Pallet Loop pallets into its Glastonbury, UK-based branch, marking the first end-to-end trial of a new circular economy pallet reuse... Read More