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27 Jan 2023
--- The Composting Consortium, a collaboration of industry partners managed by Closed Loop Partners, announced the launch of its Compostable Packaging Degradation Pilot. The initiative is said to be “the most comprehensive... 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
27 Jan 2023
--- This week in industry news, Smurfit Kappa was granted €6 million (US$6.5 million) to invest in a Spanish paper mill, Berry Global Group supplied The Coca-Cola Company with the “first” tethered closure in... Read More
27 Jan 2023
--- Baby and toddler packaging for F&B, hygiene and pharmaceutical products is a key segment for the industry, with concerns over cleanliness, safety and reusability abounding for one of society’s most vulnerable... Read More
26 Jan 2023
--- The UK Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is planning to roll out a deposit return scheme (DRS) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. It is set to be introduced in 2025, following extensive work with... Read More
26 Jan 2023
--- The Philippines has added a law to its Extended Producers Responsibility (EPR) Act of 2022 by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), which requires businesses to recover their plastic packaging... 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
--- Nexus Circular and Braskem have signed a ten-year definitive commercial agreement to supply circular feedstocks from a new advanced recycling facility. Braskem will produce certified circular PP utilizing Nexus... Read More
24 Jan 2023
--- Australia’s National Waste Policy Action Plan sets targets of recycling or reusing 80% of the country’s waste by 2030. The plan covers all forms of waste across sectors, from food to “business... Read More
20 Jan 2023
--- This week in industry news, Notch raised US$10 million to help restaurants move all their supply chain payments online, Huhtamaki announced it is hosting an audiocast and teleconference to disclose its 2022 fiscal year and... Read More
20 Jan 2023
--- Environmentalists are celebrating the proposals made by the European Parliament to update the bloc’s waste shipment regulations. The new laws would, if passed, ban exports of plastic waste to non-OECD countries and... 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
18 Jan 2023
--- US-based manufacturer SustainaPac joins PulPac’s growing licensee network to introduce Dry Molded Fiber technology to North America. SustainaPac intends to establish itself as a source of highly economical natural... Read More
17 Jan 2023
--- Graphic Packaging International (GPI) is moving its beverage packaging manufacturing operations in Bristol, UK, to a new, state-of-the-art facility nearby. The company states the move is part of its long-term commitment to... Read More
16 Jan 2023
--- A Plastic Planet (APP) has spearheaded a new online design tool to ease companies into becoming plastic-free. The PlasticFree platform is a materials and systems solution platform aiming to reduce the use of plastics in the... Read More
13 Jan 2023
--- This week in industry news, PepsiCo launched refillable glass bottles for its flagship brands to meet the company’s recent targets for reusable products. Meanwhile, Berry Superfos’ facility in La Genête,... 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
10 Jan 2023
--- Israel’s newly formed government has pledged to axe the country’s tax on single-use plastics, reportedly in an attempt to appease low-income ultra-Orthodox communities who cannot afford the dishwashing equipment... Read More
10 Jan 2023
--- Scientists from the University of California, Riverside (UCR) have discovered a way to convert plastics into soil additives to improve soil water retention and the aeration of farmlands. The report, “Synergistic and... Read More
09 Jan 2023
--- TotalEnergies has joined the Nextloopp initiative to accelerate the feasibility of advanced mechanical recycling projects targeting food contact and further expand its recently launched RE:use polymers range, which contains... Read More
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