other packaging

04 Oct 2022
--- Conducting life cycle analyses (LCA) are crucial for companies to back up their labeling claims with scientific objectivity. However, the market shows evidence that some companies tend to act more in their own interest,... Read More
30 Sep 2022
--- Designer Naama Nicotra has developed The NakedPak, where food functions as a built-in wrapper, making every part edible and creating a true zero-waste food packaging system. Nicotra acknowledges the services of food... Read More
28 Sep 2022
--- Mars has released a Starburst “Un-Shareable” packaging innovation for its All Pink candies, which includes a personal biometric fingerprint technology manufactured in partnership with Mycube Safe.
27 Sep 2022
--- A study published today by Zero Waste Europe (ZWE) has found that greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from plastic packaging pyrolysis are nine times higher than that of mechanical recycling. Accordingly, ZWE is urging the... Read More
26 Sep 2022
--- London-based IoT agency SharpEnd is bolstering Clinique’s latest Moisture Surge 100H “More Than You Think” campaign with its Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. The American personal care and... Read More
26 Sep 2022
--- Thirty-seven chemical industry companies, including BASF, have agreed on a global standard for estimating product carbon footprints (PCFs), as part of the collaborative initiative “Together for Sustainability”... Read More
21 Sep 2022
--- Hong Kong’s sole recycling plant for processing beverage cartons, MilMil, is facing closure after the government-backed Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), which owns the building, has refused... Read More
19 Sep 2022
--- United Caps and Mimica have partnered to debut a new closure technology, Touchcap, for food waste reduction. The cap works with a specialized gel that never comes into contact with the food product, yet changes the cap... Read More
16 Sep 2022
--- Peli BioThermal is releasing a reusable, flexible temperature-controlled shipping solution called Crēdo Go. This solution is designed to assist pharmaceutical businesses in achieving their cost-reduction objectives,... Read More
14 Sep 2022
--- Huhtamaki and Stora Enso are partnering to launch The Cup Collective – a new paper cup recycling initiative. The program, touted as “the first of its kind in Europe,” intends to industrially scale the... Read More
13 Sep 2022
--- Ardagh Metal Packaging is spotlighting its customizable technology, Highend, at Drinktec 2022 in Munich, Germany. Live from the show floor, PackagingInsights speaks to Johanna Gasson, the company’s communications... Read More
12 Sep 2022
--- North America-based Novolex is investing US$10 million to increase the capacity of its recycling facility in Indiana, US, which will enable the recycling of plastic bags and other PE films. With the purchase of mechanical... Read More
09 Sep 2022
--- South Australia’s police union is launching legal action to prohibit the sale of canned beers at the Adelaide Oval sports ground, citing concerns that the metal packaging poses a safety threat to players, staff and... Read More
08 Sep 2022
--- Bloom Biorenewables and Nfinite Nanotechnology have been revealed as the winners of Amcor’s Lift-Off investment program, with each startup landing US$250,000. Amcor says it is looking to “drive a... Read More
01 Sep 2022
--- A report by Yale University’s Anja Nikolova shows a growing trend in post-consumer recycled (PCR) materials, lightweight packaging and bio-based materials as environmentally sustainable alternatives to conventional... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- Israeli tech startup UBQ Materials has landed a UL Environmental Claim Validation (2809), which confirms the company’s thermoplastic is made entirely of unsorted municipal waste and contains 100% post-consumer recycled... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- Global consumers are increasingly adopting plant-based diets amid rising climate change fears, health considerations and animal welfare concerns. Embracing this trend, plant-based brands are using packaging design to compete... Read More
30 Aug 2022
--- EcoPackables is introducing a new raw material for packaging, which combines a proprietary blend of discarded coffee waste with polylactic acid (PLA) to make a compostable polymer that is 35% cheaper than “all existing... Read More
30 Aug 2022
--- Aquapak is announcing an exclusive distribution deal through which Resinex will supply high-performance barrier films made from Hydropol polymers to Europe. When extrusion coated or laminated onto paper, Hydropol adds... Read More
26 Aug 2022
--- A study by The Agri-food Analytics Lab (AAL) of Dalhousie University, Canada, reveals that the majority of Canadians oppose eliminating best-before dates on food products to reduce food waste because of food safety... Read More