sustainability & recyclability

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19 Aug 2019
--- Microscopic plastic fibers identified in rainwater samples from the rural Rocky Mountain National Park, further highlighting the ubiquitous nature of plastic fibers and particles - commonly referred to as microplastics.... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- This week in industry news, Aldi announced that it will trial cardboard skin packs for its steak products across 380 UK stores from September. The supermarket indicates that the cardboard reduces the amount of plastic used... Read More
16 Aug 2019
--- Label material producer UPM Raflatac has introduced an industry-first wood-based polypropylene film material to the consumer packaging market. The UPM Raflatac Forest Film label material was developed in collaboration with... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- Nestlé Japan is replacing the plastic wrapping on its KitKat candy bars with paper in a bid to become one step closer to its commitment of 100 percent recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025. The Japanese... Read More
15 Aug 2019
--- Farmdrop, a UK online grocer with a focus on food sourced by local farmers, fisheries and other producers, has launched its new Made By Farmdrop range of pre-prepared breakfast, lunch and dinner meals made with seasonal... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Coca-Cola bottled water brand DASANI has announced a series of landmark sustainability moves, including the introduction of the HybridBottle. The HybridBottle is Coca-Cola’s first US pack to be made with a mix of 50... Read More
14 Aug 2019
--- Big innovation comes in a small package with the release of Hazel Avocado. The quarter-sized sachet is designed to improve shelf-life and give suppliers more peace of mind when shipping produce. Since its launch, Hazel... Read More
12 Aug 2019
--- Selecta UK, under Switzerland-headquartered Selecta, a leading European self-serve coffee and convenience food retailer, has announced the launch of the new SelectaGreen Cup Recycling Service “for the workplace and... Read More
09 Aug 2019
--- This week in packaging, Ampacet introduced a metal detectable masterbatch for plastic, 1000818-E, that aids in the detection of plastic containments. The masterbatch can result in enhanced food safety and minimized food... Read More
08 Aug 2019
--- A state-of-the-art environmental lifecycle assessment (LCA) has found that single-use beverage cartons compare favorably with reusable glass bottles – and outperform single-use PET bottles – across the fresh... Read More
07 Aug 2019
--- Food and drink packaging company Aegg has extended its glass food packaging offerings, capitalizing on the sustainability trend. The four new ranges include glass jars and bottles for food; glass bottles for soft drinks,... Read More
07 Aug 2019
--- Unilever has relaunched its branded Carte d’Or ice cream in compostable paperboard packaging by Stora Enso, available in Italy. The container is made from Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC)... Read More
06 Aug 2019
--- SÜDPACK is set to showcase packaging concepts that center on a “reduce, recycle and replace” model of sustainability without compromising product safety during FachPack 2019 in Nuremberg. Notable exhibits... Read More
05 Aug 2019
--- Following an “overwhelmingly positive” response to its bring-your-own packaging trial, dubbed “Unpacked,” Waitrose & Partners is set to extend its packaging-free shopping experience in Oxford, UK,... Read More
05 Aug 2019
--- An overwhelming majority (93%) of UK consumers would like to be able to recycle plastic films more easily, a bpi protec survey has found, but they need much more help in understanding where films can be recycled. Only 37... Read More
02 Aug 2019
--- Re:Nourish has repackaged its line of prepared soups in custom-molded bottles from UK packaging specialist M&H Corby, a company under Berry Global. A unique feature of the soups’ packaging is that the “grab... Read More
02 Aug 2019
--- This week in packaging, Pregis joined Amazon’s Packaging Support and Supplier (APASS) network, which will provide the US-headquartered supplier with guidance on how to design, test and supply packaging that meets the... Read More
01 Aug 2019
--- Coca-Cola Oceania and Coca-Cola Amatil have announced that all plastic bottles smaller than 1-liter and water bottles across all sizes will be made entirely from recycled plastic in New Zealand by the end of the year. These... Read More
31 Jul 2019
--- Nestlé UK has switched to a new biodegradable security seal for use on its transport fleet. The Nestlé UK logistics team will team up with Mega Fortris Group to source and use their “world-first”... Read More
30 Jul 2019
--- Seventy-two percent of Brits would support a UK-wide deposit return system (DRS) for plastic and glass drinks bottles and aluminum cans, according to a Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) survey. This follows recent... Read More
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