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18 Jun 2021
--- Digital watermarks can increase packaging circularity in “ways that were not possible in the past,” according to plastic packaging specialist Paccor and digital identity technologists Digimarc. The two companies... Read More
18 Jun 2021
--- The US Plastics Pact, a consortium led by The Recycling Partnership and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s global Plastics Pact Network, has unveiled an “aggressive national... Read More
18 Jun 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Novolex launched a production line for manufacturing compostable cold beverage cups. Meanwhile, Mondi teamed up with the Italian machine producer ACMI to create a new wrapping system for pallets... Read More
17 Jun 2021
--- HexcelPack is unveiling a protective paper-based wrapping system for product shipping as a cost-effective alternative to bubble wrap and other plastic or foam-based materials. Three leading US retailers use the HexcelWrap... Read More
16 Jun 2021
--- The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is calling for the implementation of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes to create a circular economy for packaging. Mandatory, fee-based EPR schemes would require industry players... Read More
16 Jun 2021
--- Unilever has joined Nextek’s global multi-participant project called Nextloopp, pioneering the conversion of post-consumer polypropylene (PP) into food-grade packaging through mechanical recycling infrastructure.... Read More
16 Jun 2021
--- Long-term growth in the soups and sauces category has been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic, with more consumers purchasing shelf-stable foods via e-commerce channels and preparing meals at home. Innova Market Insights... Read More
15 Jun 2021
--- A European project called Life Ecomethylal has developed a modular chemical recycling system capable of converting 1 kg of non-recyclable waste into 0.5 kg of methylal, a substance used as a solvent and raw material to... Read More
15 Jun 2021
--- Henkel is using Greiner Packaging’s easily-separable cardboard-plastic tubs for its Somat brand of detergent products. The solution contains 50 percent post-consumer recycled polypropylene (rPP) from end consumer... Read More
15 Jun 2021
--- The European Container Glass Federation (FEVE) has issued an open letter warning Deposit Return Schemes (DRS) fail to maximize the quantity or quality of recycled glass. FEVE says including glass in a DRS could have a range... Read More
15 Jun 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
11 Jun 2021
--- Sidel is revealing the results of a survey conducted to understand consumer perceptions of tethered caps, which will become a requirement for EU Member States from July 2024 as part of the Single-Use Plastics Directive... Read More
11 Jun 2021
--- Unilever is unveiling what it says is the world’s first paper-based laundry detergent bottle, marking another innovation in the company’s efforts to reduce its use of virgin plastic.
11 Jun 2021
--- Mondi has partnered with cheese packaging company Hazeleger Kaas to create EnvelopeForm, a mono-material polypropylene (PP) solution for Westland Kaas’ Maaslander cheese slices. Mondi says most sliced cheese in Dutch... Read More
11 Jun 2021
--- AB InBev is unveiling what it claims to be the world’s lightest longneck glass beer bottle for commercial production. The multinational drink and brewing company successfully reduced the weight of its standard longneck... Read More
11 Jun 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Henkel Adhesive Technologies unveiled a palletizing adhesive packaging format that cuts or fully dispenses with the need for film and pallet stretch wrap. The plastics circular economy sparked... Read More
10 Jun 2021
--- Yesterday marked the opening of Greiner Packaging’s first-ever virtual Packworld trade show. The Innovation Days event held 19 live sessions over two days, focusing on packaging environmental sustainability and product... Read More
10 Jun 2021
--- Moroccan supermarket chain Marjane is extending its in-store reusable packaging program to a second location at Marjane in Hay Karima, Salé, outside of Rabat, after “incredibly positive” consumer feedback.... Read More
09 Jun 2021
--- Slovenian mineral water company Donat has replaced its translucent virgin PET and reusable glass bottles entirely with green recycled PET (rPET) bottles. Dominant in the Slovenian market, green bottles are collected... Read More
09 Jun 2021
--- CEFLEX has published a position statement emphasizing that the collection of flexible packaging waste is central to achieving a circular economy in Europe. The collaboration of European companies, associations and... Read More
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