06 Oct 2022
--- Mura Technology has received an investment from Dow to fortify the duo’s partnership in furthering accessibility to advanced plastic recycling in the US and Europe. The companies started their partnership based on... Read More
29 Sep 2022
--- Scientists from the University of Colorado Boulder, US, discovered how to infinitely recycle plastic, creating full circularity for the material. By keeping the fundamental components of plastic intact, researchers claim... Read More
29 Sep 2022
--- Alpla showcased its capacity and methods for combatting packaging waste for the first time at the FachPack trade show in Nuremberg, Germany. On the show floor, PackagingInsights met with company representatives to discuss... Read More
28 Sep 2022
--- Mars has released a Starburst “Un-Shareable” packaging innovation for its All Pink candies, which includes a personal biometric fingerprint technology manufactured in partnership with Mycube Safe.
23 Sep 2022
--- The balance between premium shelf appeal and increased environmental sustainability was a key theme at London Packaging Week. We spoke to leading packaging suppliers for the cosmetics and personal care industries during the... Read More
21 Sep 2022
--- Hong Kong’s sole recycling plant for processing beverage cartons, MilMil, is facing closure after the government-backed Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP), which owns the building, has refused... Read More
21 Sep 2022
--- Scotland will implement a deposit return scheme (DRS) on August 16, 2023 that will differ from the rest of the UK. While the Scottish system may be effective in limiting single-use waste, beverage manufacturers fear it will... Read More
20 Sep 2022
--- Planet Reuse, a network for accelerating the implementation and scaling of reusable packaging models, has been officially launched. First conceptualized by the Netherlands Institute for Sustainable Packaging (KIDV) over a... Read More
19 Sep 2022
--- Closed Loop Partners’ Center for the Circular Economy and the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag partnered with large US retailers to test out its new Beyond the Plastic Bag. The bag is reusable and provided by... Read More
15 Sep 2022
--- The Netherlands Institute for Sustainable Packaging (KIDV) has made several adjustments to its Sustainable Packaging Compass tool to include the 2022 Recycle Check for rigid plastic packaging. The key focus areas of the... Read More
13 Sep 2022
--- Ardagh Metal Packaging is spotlighting its customizable technology, Highend, at Drinktec 2022 in Munich, Germany. Live from the show floor, PackagingInsights speaks to Johanna Gasson, the company’s communications... Read More
12 Sep 2022
--- Researchers have discovered a method of turning plastic into diamonds, making way for a potentially lucrative future in recycling solutions. While investigating how Neptune and Uranus form diamonds, scientists discovered a... Read More
08 Sep 2022
--- Sappi Europe and Kallfass are developing an environmentally sustainable, paper-based alternative to film-based primary, secondary packaging in the non-food packaging sector. Sappi and Kallfass assert that they are not only... Read More
07 Sep 2022
--- Household packaging is experiencing a shift toward more environmental sustainability, minimizing packaging material and developing recyclable, refillable and reusable packaging solutions. PackagingInsights explores the... Read More
31 Aug 2022
--- Cupex is expanding its range and starting series production of its reusable lid branded Comfort. With a raised lid profile (“dome”) and a large, oval drinking opening, the solution is particularly suitable for... Read More
30 Aug 2022
--- EcoPackables is introducing a new raw material for packaging, which combines a proprietary blend of discarded coffee waste with polylactic acid (PLA) to make a compostable polymer that is 35% cheaper than “all existing... Read More
04 Aug 2022
--- UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and WRAP have established a £1.2 million (US$1.4 million) project to assist six initiatives in Chile, India, South Africa, and Kenya targeted at solving difficult-to-recycle plastics,... Read More
04 Aug 2022
--- The UK’s Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) is urging the Scottish government to avoid the systematic destruction of existing packaging stocks after Defra Minister Steve Double signed off the Scottish exemption to... Read More
03 Aug 2022
--- Cosmetic packaging is experiencing a shift toward more interactive and environmentally sustainable packaging solutions amid increasingly stringent legislative and consumer pressure. PackagingInsights explores the latest... Read More
29 Jul 2022
--- Tesco has stopped selling products housed in reusable packaging managed by TerraCycle’s Loop platform after they were available to online shoppers for 12 months and in selected stores for nine months. Tesco’s... Read More