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17 Sep 2021
--- Alpla is launching a PET recycling facility in Romania with its partners Ecohelp and United Polymer Trading (UPT). Each year, the project aims to produce 15,000 tons of food-grade post-consumer recycled (PCR) PET (rPET).
17 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, the HolyGrail 2.0 digital watermark recycling enhancement project revealed it has validated its first prototype detection sorting unit, with a more than 95% ejection success rate. Meanwhile,... Read More
17 Sep 2021
--- Substrate processing specialist Bobst has launched “Generation 2.0” pouches, which are recyclable, mono-material alternatives replacing non-recyclable, high-barrier multi-material packaging structures. However,... Read More
16 Sep 2021
--- BASF is introducing new additive solutions branded IrgaCycle for mechanically recycling plastics, addressing what it calls “the imminent needs in plastics recycling.” IrgaCycle is tailored to enhance the quality... Read More
16 Sep 2021
--- Lidl GB is planning to replace all single-use fruit and vegetable plastic bags with compostable bags, allowing customers to select more environmentally sustainable packaging when shopping.
16 Sep 2021
--- PepsiCo is spearheading pep+ (“pep positive”), a refocusing of the company’s key strategic sustainability targets, including prioritizing chickpeas, plant-based proteins and whole grains, while reducing... Read More
15 Sep 2021
--- Mondi has equipped Nordic food manufacturer HKScan with renewable paper-based packaging for its best-selling Falukorv sausages, allowing for recyclability in the company’s native Sweden.
15 Sep 2021
--- Berry Global has announced plans to expand its foodservice packaging manufacturing operations in North America as part of its long-term strategic growth commitments. This more than US$110 million investment will expand its... Read More
15 Sep 2021
--- Plastic food trays, including MAP trays (modified atmosphere packaging), remain a popular choice for meat, fish, cheese and other food products. With the COVID-19 experience heightening consumer hygiene concerns, plastic... Read More
14 Sep 2021
--- European Plastics Converters (EuPC) has warned Plastics Europe that its call for a mandatory EU recycled content target of 30 percent by 2030 is “legitimate and achievable,” but only if the whole value chain... Read More
14 Sep 2021
--- Ferrero Rocher is launching new “eco-designed” chocolate boxes made from polypropylene (PP) as part of its global climate commitments. A phased rollout beginning this month will see reformed 16-piece and 30-piece... Read More
14 Sep 2021
--- KHS has installed two new canning lines for Carlsberg China in what it says is an advancement for environmentally sustainable packaging in the country and an example of how project implementation can be carried out under... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Ahead of PackagingInsights’ webinar: Sustainable e-commerce packaging in the COVID-19 age, taking place this Thursday (September 16, 16:00 CEST/10:00 EDT), panelists Daniela Dorner, eCommerce director at Mondi Group,... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Tesco is launching a reusable packaging initiative in partnership with TerraCycle’s global Loop program, debuting in ten of its UK stores. Featuring a range of 88 reusable F&B, household and beauty products, the... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Berry Global is joining The Recycling Partnership’s Polypropylene Recycling Coalition, which is aimed at increasing recycling access for polypropylene (PP) in the US. “By expanding and modernizing recycling... Read More
13 Sep 2021
--- Sainsbury’s has become the first UK retailer to label its own brand aluminum coffee pods as recyclable. The supermarket stresses that despite popular misconceptions and confusion, aluminum coffee pods can be recycled... Read More
10 Sep 2021
--- In packaging news this week, SIG invested €12 million (US$14.2 million) in a pilot plant of its new Tech Center Europe to help expedite product and packaging development. Meanwhile, Aimplas reported nearly €15... Read More
09 Sep 2021
--- Viridor’s new Avonmouth Polymers Reprocessing Facility (PRF), near Bristol in the UK, has received a positive safety assessment from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) for its food-grade PET. Once fully... Read More
08 Sep 2021
--- Constantia Flexibles is unveiling an up to 80 percent recycled polyethylene (PE) film made from its EcoLam laminates’ waste, offering a high-barrier non-food solution suitable for recycling in the existing low-density... Read More
08 Sep 2021
--- SABIC, St. Johns Packaging and Allied Bakeries have teamed up to produce a 30 percent recycled plastic bread bag for the Kingsmill No Crusts 50/50 sliced bread. The bread bag complies with the UK government’s proposed... Read More
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