other packaging

10 Apr 2023
--- A sustainability report is the essential tool in communicating corporate social responsibility goals and actions to any organization’s stakeholders, from employees to customers to financial institutions. Increasingly,... Read More
03 Apr 2023
--- Italy’s consulate-general to Nigeria, Ugo Boni, has announced Italy will expand its current US$2.4 billion trade cooperation with Nigeria at the West African Cold Chain Summit and Exhibition in Lagos. The theme of the... Read More
31 Mar 2023
--- UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has awarded 17 projects a total of £3.2 million (US$3.9 million) to scale up novel solutions to plastic waste prevention and management. The winners fall into three target areas:... Read More
31 Mar 2023
--- Recyda has received €1.75 million (US$1.9 million) from a new funding round to further develop its Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. The software assists multinational companies by offering an all-in-one solution... Read More
29 Mar 2023
--- Harmful per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been detected in Canadian fast-food packaging – specifically water-and-grease repellent paper alternatives to plastic – for the first time. The researchers... Read More
23 Mar 2023
--- Yesterday, the EU began discussions on the upcoming ban of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), also known as “forever chemicals.” ChemSec, the environmental non-governmental organization, created an... Read More
21 Mar 2023
--- The fire in Brahmapuram garbage dump in Kerala, India, lays bare the country’s ineffectual waste management systems. According to reports, the massive fire that lasted for nearly two weeks resulted from thick layers of... Read More
08 Mar 2023
--- Amazon has invested in bioplastics company Genecis through its Climate Pledge Fund as part of its commitment to support women climate tech entrepreneurs. On International Women’s Day 2023, we sit down with Genecis... Read More
06 Mar 2023
--- DS Smith has collaborated with the Museum of Brands in London, UK, to help tackle loneliness and encourage bonding by developing a special Brand Box for those with dementia and their caregivers. Dementia is a group of... Read More
01 Mar 2023
--- Today, on International Waste Pickers’ Day, the International Alliance of Waste Pickers (IAWP) is bringing together leaders from 19 countries to the alliance’s first major event in Nairobi, Kenya. The general... Read More
27 Feb 2023
--- The train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, US evidences that the plastics and petrochemical expansion necessitates infrastructure buildout and safer transportation of hazardous materials supplying to the packaging... Read More
24 Feb 2023
--- As London and Brussels intensify discussions regarding the post-Brexit Northern Ireland Protocol, PackagingInsights looks at how cross border trade and supply between the European Union (EU) and the UK could transform for... Read More
24 Feb 2023
--- This week in industry news, ProAmpac launched its latest addition to the ProActive Recyclable series of products and Huhtamaki gained ownership of Huhtamaki Tailored Packaging. Meanwhile, Mondi published its full-year 2002... Read More
07 Feb 2023
--- Xeros Technology, a clean technology company, is funding research investigating how to upcycle the microfibers captured from laundering clothes into a useful carbon material. Xeros defines the microfibers used as tiny... Read More
03 Feb 2023
--- United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) are partnering to launch an Inclusive Circular Economy project to promote the social inclusion of Safai Saathis – or waste pickers... Read More
02 Feb 2023
--- As extended producer responsibility (EPR) increasingly becomes a part of global climate action, PackagingInsights delves into the concept of EPR with the formulator himself, Thomas Lindquist, to discuss the concept’s... Read More
31 Jan 2023
--- India imposed a broad single-use plastics (SUP) ban in July 2022. Six months on, PackagingInsights checks the on-ground reality of the ban in conversation with the chief program coordinator at Toxics Link, Priti Mahesh. She... Read More
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