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Nine in 10 Brits prefer Easter eggs to be packaged in cartonboard
With Easter Sunday (21 April) approaching fast it has been revealed that 91% of UK adults would prefer to purchase an Easter egg predominantly packaged in carton/cardboard rather...
Macpac is launching Breakdown PET at Packaging Innovations
Macpac is to present Breakdown PET on Stand D30 at Packaging Innovations.
KeCo Foodservice Packaging Ltd. has a new ‘StrEAT’TM range of 100% recyclable and biodegradable kraft paper disposables, providing operators with a modern and...
Beverage cartons to team up with WWF and UN to enhance biodiversity in lifecycle assessments
The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) applauds the recent progress report on the European Forest Strategy.
Neopac’s PICEA Tube for Bamse Brand Wins Sustainability Award at PCD Paris
Derived from spruce wood waste, PICEA Tube exemplifies company’s EcoDesign portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions
Knowledge Transfer Network launches UK Circular Plastics Network (UKCPN)
Supported by UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), the aim of UKCPN is to bring together the diverse users of plastic products and realise the best outcomes for eliminating plastic...
Nottingham Packaging Manufacturer 'Seals The Deal' With Litter Pick
Plastic - which has been harming seals and polluting the Lincolnshire coastline - has been collected by one Nottingham-based packaging manufacturer, who is keen to display it at...
FEAD Issues Position Paper on Norway’s Proposal to the Basel Convention
In a bid to combat marine litter, Norway has submitted a proposal to restrict exports of plastic waste, by amending the Basel Convention. The proposal aims at submitting exports of...
Coveris to open pack positive development centre, to deliver sustainable packaging of the future
Opening on 31 January 2019 at Coveris’ Rivendell site in Leeds, the new Pack Positive Centre is an industry-first facility and academic partnership with Leeds Beckett University’s...
One year of successful partnership with Plastic Bank
A joint commitment against plastic waste
Pro Carton launches new Trees into Cartons, Cartons into Trees initiative to educate school children on sustainable packaging
TICCIT to teach children the value of sustainable packaging and recycling
Constantia Flexibles commits to fight pollution
The world’s fourth-largest producer of flexible packaging, Constantia Flexibles, signed the Global Commitment to eliminate plastic pollution.
Enhancing the circularity of Polyolefin-based Packaging
In an exciting new initiative, the Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform (PCEP) is seeking to collaborate with all European stakeholders to work together to identify opportunities,...
Mondi continues to innovate with sustainable solutions, with next generation of Bag-in-Box technical films
Downgauging innovations yield thinner, more sustainable BIB films
EU beverage carton recycling rate rises for 12th consecutive year
The beverage carton industry has welcomed the latest figures on beverage carton recycling in the EU, showing that 48% of cartons were recycled in 2017. This is up from 47% in 2016 –...
Creation commit to solvent-free
In the face of changing environmental expectations, Creation, specialists in packaging artwork, reprographics and plate production, has committed to going solvent-free.
Study finds: Paper sacks are better for the climate
The carbon footprint of paper cement sacks is two-and-a-half times smaller than the carbon footprint of form-fill-seal (FFS) polyethylene cement sacks
Time to redesign plastics - most consumers want at least 50% recycled content in their bottles
New research by Veolia, the UK’s leading resource management company and market leader in plastic recycling, reveals that the vast majority of people - 93% - think plastic bottles...
Are you making responsible choices with your packaging?
Pro Carton – the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers – today called for an update on the 3 Rs of Recycling – updating the waste hierarchy to respond to...