16 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Sealed Air developed a “world-first” recyclable shrink packaging for meat products. Greiner Packaging unveiled a polypropylene (PP) cup for Greek yogurt with 20 percent material... Read More
16 Apr 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
15 Apr 2021
--- Specialty chemicals company Clariant is showcasing a range of new high-end additive solutions for plastics at Chinaplas 2021 (April 13-16), one of Asia’s biggest plastics innovation fairs. The company says it is ready... Read More
14 Apr 2021
--- Ahead of the Rethinking Materials Summit (19-20 May), PackagingInsights sits down with Hugo Menilo, Unilever’s global foods packaging director and a speaker at the event, to discuss the consumer goods giant’s... Read More
13 Apr 2021
--- Avery Dennison has partnered with The Future Laboratory consultancy on a zero-waste roadmap. The report provides brands and retailers with a strategic framework for action, outlining a set of key drivers to accelerate... Read More
12 Apr 2021
--- Starbucks is running a two-month reusable beverage cup trial at five stores in Seattle, US, called Borrow a Cup. Customers can pay a US$1 deposit to borrow a refillable beverage cup, with each one estimated to replace up to... Read More
09 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Schreiner MediPharm developed an NFC label enabling diabetes patients to administer insulin medication to themselves more effectively. Meanwhile, Versalis Revive launched a 75 percent domestic... Read More
07 Apr 2021
--- E-commerce in the food delivery sector has been exponentially expanded by the COVID-19 pandemic, as identified by Innova Market Insights’ leading packaging trend this year: “Home Delivery Haven.” Extended... Read More
02 Apr 2021
--- In packaging news this week, chemical giant Clariant joined the EU Circular Plastics Alliance, supporting the Alliance’s target to boost the EU recycled plastics market to 10 million tons by 2025. Meanwhile,... Read More
01 Apr 2021
--- The Loop Factory has been awarded exclusive funding from the EU Horizon 2020 EIC Accelerator to commercialize its Yangi Dry Forming Technology for fiber-based packaging. The patent-pending technology produces... Read More
31 Mar 2021
--- The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC) and specialty materials provider Eastman is announcing a global memorandum of understanding (MOU) enabling ELC to reach its 2025 sustainable packaging goals. The company has pledged... Read More
25 Mar 2021
--- The UK’s Department of Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) is launching an industry consultation on introducing a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) and updated Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme. Defra is... Read More
24 Mar 2021
--- Zero waste cleaning brand Cleancult is launching its first Foaming Hand Sanitizer in an innovative refill system, featuring a shatter-resistant glass bottle which is refilled. The refills come in recyclable, paper-based milk... Read More
23 Mar 2021
--- Hi-Cone is publishing its latest “State of Plastic Recycling” report, detailing a lack of consumer understanding of the term “circular economy.” However, the YouGov-conducted survey of more than 5,000... Read More
22 Mar 2021
--- Dutch startup Sav-Ty is releasing a patented closure cap that allows consumers to reseal beverage cans. The company asserts its invention will enable aluminum cans to compete with PET and glass bottles as packaging for... Read More
18 Mar 2021
--- Reusable models in supermarkets are a “no brainer” for Willemijn Peeters, CEO of social enterprise Searious Business. “The big obstacle I see is in the minds of people, they really have to make that... Read More
17 Mar 2021
--- Sous vide device provider Anova is launching a half-gallon reusable bag made from 100 percent food-grade silicone. “The Anova Precision Reusable Silicone Bag allows our food nerd community to have a product that can... Read More
16 Mar 2021
--- Softbox is supporting Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution by supplying high-performance temperature-controlled parcel shippers developed specifically for Ultra-Low Temperature (ULT) applications. ULT vaccines, such... Read More
11 Mar 2021
--- TerraCycle’s Loop is expanding its partnership with US beauty retailer Ulta Beauty by launching a circular cosmetic packaging platform to reduce waste. Customers across the country can now shop online at a new Ulta and... Read More
08 Mar 2021
--- Spanish nonprofit Ecoembes is under fire following an investigation revealing evidence the organization is attempting to derail environmental waste legislation under the guise of a recycling scheme.Analysts from the Dutch... Read More