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Nine in 10 Brits prefer Easter eggs to be packaged in cartonboard
15 April, 2019
With Easter Sunday (21 April) approaching fast it has been revealed that...
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Macpac is launching Breakdown PET at Packaging Innovations
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by Macpac is to present Breakdown PET on Stand D30 at Packaging Innovations.

StrEAT’s Ahead!
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by 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
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by 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
Monday, February 11, 2019 by 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)
Friday, January 18, 2019 by 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
Friday, January 18, 2019 by 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
Friday, January 11, 2019 by 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
Tuesday, January 08, 2019 by 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
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 by A joint commitment against plastic waste

Pro Carton launches new Trees into Cartons, Cartons into Trees initiative to educate school children on sustainable packaging
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by TICCIT to teach children the value of sustainable packaging and recycling

Constantia Flexibles commits to fight pollution
Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by 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
Friday, November 02, 2018 by 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
Friday, October 26, 2018 by Downgauging innovations yield thinner, more sustainable BIB films

EU beverage carton recycling rate rises for 12th consecutive year
Thursday, October 25, 2018 by 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
Friday, October 12, 2018 by 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
Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by 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
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by 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?
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 by 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...

Smurfit Kappa joins Two Sides sustainability group
Thursday, September 06, 2018 by Two Sides, a global organisation that promotes the attractiveness and sustainability of paper, welcomes Smurfit Kappa, one of the world’s leading packaging companies, as a new member.

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