29 Jun 2022
--- Fasten is introducing the Recharge Luxury Refill system: a line of environmentally sustainable, refillable cosmetic packaging for makeup and skincare products aimed at supporting the circular economy. The range is available... Read More
21 Jun 2022
--- Circular is launching a full service digital platform that introduces a way to buy and sell environmentally sustainable commodities at scale, starting with a focus on recycled plastics. The platform offers online trading,... Read More
20 Jun 2022
--- MOB Beauty is launching a fully compostable makeup packaging collection called NewPurpose. The makeup brand aims to reduce plastic waste by switching to the compostable solutions by 2024. According to MOB, the beauty... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- This week in industry news, BillerudKorsnäs expanded its FibreForm paper range with unbleached, brown paper for reusable carrier bags, cup sleeves and plates. Also, UPM Raflatac formed a partnership to recycle its PET... Read More
16 Jun 2022
--- Aptar Beauty + Home and Quadpack have teamed up on a refillable lipstick solution. The mechanism is contained in a custom-designed monomaterial casing made entirely of certified ash wood from sustainably-managed forests. The... Read More
24 May 2022
--- Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) in France is revealing plans to distribute all of its packaged beverages to hotels, restaurants and cafes in returnable glass bottles by the end of 2022. The move will make it the first... Read More
20 May 2022
--- The German Brewers’ Association (GBA) is warning there could be a shortage of beer bottles this summer amid rising production costs and a lack of lorry drivers. PackagingInsights speaks with Nina Göllinger, the... Read More
19 May 2022
--- UK consumers will have to check claims made by packaging producers as these might be incorrect or misleading, warns Martin Kersh, executive director of the Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA), ahead of the Packaging... Read More
19 May 2022
--- UK businesses must prepare now for incoming packaging reforms and make evidence-based decisions to support the emerging circular economy, argues Jane Bevis, executive chair and director at OPRL (The On-Pack Recycling Label).... Read More
18 May 2022
--- The World Packaging Organisation (WPO), in conjunction with FH Campus University of Applied Sciences, Austria, and ECR Community, is launching the Waste Stream Mapping Guides as the second stage of the Global Packaging... Read More
13 May 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Johnson’s Baby launched refill cartons for existing baby toiletry bottles, using an estimated 90% less plastic. Also, Paccor unveiled an easily-separable paper banderole solution to... Read More
12 May 2022
--- New York’s new Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) bill is expected to face fierce industry resistance, experts say. The bill, introduced on May 5, would make packaging producers completely responsible for packaging... Read More
12 May 2022
--- Starbucks and Hubbub have launched a £1 million (US$1.22 million) “Bring It Back Fund” to increase the uptake of reusable packaging in the F&B industry. The funding will go toward innovative ideas that... Read More
11 May 2022
--- Coca-Cola is unveiling a new beverage machine smart dispenser that offers greater choice and personalization in drinks. The New Compact Freestyle also reduces carbon emissions and packaging by facilitating reusability.
06 May 2022
--- In packaging news this week, SealedAir launched the cloud-based digital packaging brand Prismiq, and Berry Global released monomaterial PP vending cups. Meanwhile, TetraPak entered into a land initiative to restore at least... Read More
28 Apr 2022
--- Ahead of the Rethinking Materials event next week in London, UK, we sit down with Maisie Devine, executive director for sustainable innovation and 100+ Accelerator at AB InBev, to discuss the scalability potential of... Read More
20 Apr 2022
--- Ball is partnering with Recycle Aerosol to increase the recycling rates of aluminum aerosol cans in the US. The partnership creates a closed-loop process where used cans are recycled into new aerosol cans.
14 Apr 2022
--- Mondi and Thimonnier are launching a recyclable monomaterial berlingot sachet for liquid soap refills. The new packaging reduces plastic usage by more than 75% compared to rigid plastic bottles and is designed to replace the... Read More
13 Apr 2022
--- Dutch supermarket Albert Heijn is launching an in-store refill concept enabling customers to fill a reusable bag or jar with a product – like muesli, pasta, spreads, tea and nuts – to reduce disposable packaging... Read More
08 Apr 2022
--- The Body Shop is broadening its refill program in stores across the US, with the goal of having 49% of all locations equipped with refill stations by the end of 2022. The easy-to-use in-store stations allow customers to... Read More