sustainability & recyclability

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26 Nov 2020
--- Derry City in Northern Ireland and Lviv in Ukraine are formally committing to zero-waste. The zero-waste model keeps resources and products in use for as long as possible, extracting maximum value before recovering and... Read More
26 Nov 2020
--- SIG is committing to sourcing 100 percent of its paperboard packaging from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified wood by 2021. The development marks another step in the aseptic packaging leader’s “Way Beyond... Read More
26 Nov 2020
--- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, PackagingInsights is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this daily news feed for the coronavirus information and insights you... Read More
25 Nov 2020
--- Kirin Holdings is the first beverage manufacturer in Japan to convert all the paper it uses for containers and alcoholic beverage packaging to 100 percent Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified paper. Mercian Corporation... Read More
25 Nov 2020
--- Henkel’s Beauty Care arm is adding 100 percent recycled aluminum tubes to its Hair Coloration packaging portfolio. The conversion to the new tubes is in process and covers all of the company’s Retail and... Read More
24 Nov 2020
--- Smurfit Kappa is joining forces with KHS to roll out its corrugated cardboard recyclable TopClip multipack can carrier, a solution that can replace shrink wrap. “In partnering with KHS, we can start developing a... Read More
24 Nov 2020
--- Garçon Wines is introducing its famed 100 percent recycled and recyclable slimline e-commerce wine bottles to Co-op supermarket shelves with Accolade Wines’ Banrock Station brand Merlot and Chardonnay.The Co-op... Read More
23 Nov 2020
--- US-based investment firm Closed Loop Partners has released an interactive map of plastic waste in the US and Canada, revealing the diversity and volume of the problem by country and state. As part of the firm’s... Read More
23 Nov 2020
--- TerraCycle’s circular reuse platform Loop is partnering with Tupperware Brands to offer consumers the option of purchasing products packaged in reusable Tupperware containers. The partnership intends to launch in 2021... Read More
20 Nov 2020
--- In packaging news this week, Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company (Coca-Cola HBC) rolled out the paper-based KeelClip can multipack carrier in The Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Austria, replacing plastic wrap.... Read More
20 Nov 2020
--- Germany-based packaging manufacturer Sealpac is aiding Baumann Vertriebs, a fresh berry producer, to achieve virgin plastic reductions required by its retail partners. The collaboration says its work is an example to... Read More
20 Nov 2020
--- South Africa-based Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages (CCPB) is saving massive amounts of water in its production process with the help of German filling and packaging specialist KHS Group. Facing severe water shortages caused by... Read More
19 Nov 2020
--- Ritter Sport is swapping out its standard plastic wrappers for paper-based packaging in a first-time trial. The chocolate company is reintroducing its limited-edition Chocolate & Weed to the Austrian market, now... Read More
19 Nov 2020
--- The UK government has released draft legislation and a draft policy paper on its Plastic Packaging Tax – effective from April 2022 – for public consultation. The measure is expected to impact around 20,000... Read More
19 Nov 2020
--- German personal care multinational Beiersdorf is ramping up recycled plastic use in its products to help tackle the global single-use plastics crisis. The company is aiming to make 90 percent of its PET bottles in Europe... Read More
18 Nov 2020
--- UK-based Reelbrands is launching a fiber-based boards range aimed at replacing plastic food packaging with recyclable alternatives.Created in collaboration with paper material suppliers Swanline and SPP Labs, the line... Read More
17 Nov 2020
--- Coca-Cola Austria is introducing a recycled bottle tracking app to encourage Austrian consumers to recycle and close the single-use packaging loop. Starting next spring, Coca-Cola consumers can check in at a collection... Read More
17 Nov 2020
--- In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the packaging industry faces unprecedented challenges to innovate for surging hygiene-enhancing flexible packaging demand and an increasingly tricky supply chain process. Under this... Read More
17 Nov 2020
--- Positioned as a UK-first, sports nutrition company Bio-Synergy is launching a protein shake vending machine at a Manchester branch of pharmacy chain Boots. Customers can choose from six different flavors and fill their shake... Read More
16 Nov 2020
--- German technology giant Siemens is partnering with British packaging machinery manufacturer T Freemantle, delivering fully recyclable cans and cartonboard secondary packaging to the growing global craft beer industry.
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