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06 May 2021
--- UK supermarket Co-op is removing plastic “bags for life” from sale in its 2,600 stores, warning the low-cost, reusable bag has become the new single-use carrier. As part of this move, and ahead of the new carrier... Read More
06 May 2021
--- SABIC is partnering with personal care heavyweight Beiersdorf on the latter’s new Nivea brand packaging. SABIC’s bio-based polypropylene (PP) resin, part of its TruCircle portfolio, will be used for producing the... Read More
06 May 2021
--- Research by UK-based Aquapak Polymers has found the company’s Hydropol resin can act as a “recycle-ready,” fully soluble adhesive to replace plastic in fiber packaging. The research comes as a growing... Read More
06 May 2021
--- Instead of decrying plastic packaging as the root of environmental degradation, Philipp Pap, director of sustainability and corporate development at Coveris, is arguing the material could help lead industry to the opposite... Read More
06 May 2021
--- SIG has revealed it will launch tethered caps for its beverage cartons in Europe in the second half of 2021 in advance of the July 2024 deadline set by EU regulations. As part of the EU’s Single-Use Plastic Directive... Read More
06 May 2021
--- Smurfit Kappa is reporting seven percent fossil CO2 emission cutbacks in 2020 compared to 2019, representing an accelerated reduction on the previous year. The corrugated packaging giant was the first in its industry to... Read More
06 May 2021
--- Sharpak Aylesham, a subsidiary of Groupe Guillin, is launching a range of recyclable strawberry punnets with a protected design mitigating the need for bubble pads. The SP Airlite strawberry punnet combines the protection... Read More
05 May 2021
--- Avery Dennison is committing to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) by 2050 and introducing new 2030 social and environmental sustainability goals. As part of these new targets, the company’s Label and Graphic... Read More
05 May 2021
--- Environmental groups are calling for what they say is an overdue legal resolution on an international corruption scandal in which an Italian waste management company had been illegally shipping municipal waste overseas to... Read More
05 May 2021
--- Ready meal packaging has become a more regular feature in the lives of many consumers contending with COVID-19 community restrictions. While food hoarding will mostly die out post-pandemic, the long-term restaurant delivery... Read More
04 May 2021
--- US-based Aptar CSP Technologies’ Activ-Film technology will be used as protective packaging for two new at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests recently received Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the US Food and Drug... Read More
04 May 2021
--- German cosmetics brand i+m is releasing a deodorant cream for its We Reduce! range in a 30 ml biodegradable jar from the Sulapac Nordic Collection by beauty packaging manufacturer Quadpack. “The Rose Deodorant... Read More
04 May 2021
--- Rabobank is predicting advanced recycling plants to double to around 140 plants globally by 2025 as regulatory and public demand for recycled plastics packaging drives “huge” investment. The Dutch multinational... Read More
04 May 2021
--- Burger King is launching a green packaging pilot program running throughout the year to reduce its environmental footprint. Starting today, 51 Burger King company-owned restaurants in Miami, US, will provide plastic... Read More
04 May 2021
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly updated news feed for the coronavirus information and... Read More
03 May 2021
--- Multivac is joining R-Cycle’s cross-company recycling consortium to support shaping an industry standard for identifying recyclable plastic packaging. That industry standard is “yet to be defined,” Stefan... Read More
03 May 2021
--- ProAmpac is expanding its fresh-food-to-go recyclable packaging portfolio to North America after finding success in the European market. Earlier this year, ProAmpac acquired Rapid Action Packaging (RAP), a UK-based... Read More
03 May 2021
--- Garçon Wines has secured investments of £670,000 (US$929,000) to fund its launch of a multinational cleantech packaging business arm for wine, spirits and other beverages, operating alongside its wine wholesale... Read More
30 Apr 2021
--- Amcor is launching customer trials for its new mono-material, recyclable polyethylene (PE) blister packs in what it claims is a “breakthrough” for pharmaceutical packaging. Branded AmSky, the packs eliminate... Read More
30 Apr 2021
--- Unilever’s deodorant brand Degree has developed an antiperspirant for people with visual impairment and upper limb motor disabilities. The UK trial of Degree Inclusive is expected to commence in August. “Once... Read More
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