The challenge for the food and drink industry and others throughout the sector is to continue to achieve economic success while reducing carbon emissions, waste and water and energy consumption.
The developer of plant-based plastics for packaging and other applications has landed $1.6m in funding from a Canadian government program.
The packaging giant has signed onto The Recycling Partnership, a group of food, beverage, and package firms dedicated to increase US recycling rates.
The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) is hailing The Kennedy Group for its PureVue recycling-friendly, sustainable labels for PET containers.
The label specialists are spreading the word on sustainable packaging to food brands, beverage makers, and other companies at Labelexpo and other events.
The sustainability-minded company will host a course showing food firms, packaging producers, and other stakeholders how to craft effective, sustainable packaging.
Ardagh has signed a 15-year agreement with Reuse in the UK to increase glass recycling.
Svenska Retursystem and Full Belly Farm have received Excellence in Reusable Packaging Awards from the Reusable Packaging Association (RPA).
The beverage and food producer’s 325,000-square-foot facility has received LEED certification from the US Green Building Council.
The aluminum packaging specialist believes thirsty World Cup fans converging on Brazil will push consumption of beverages in aluminum cans past the 2bn-unit mark.
Natural food and beverage firm Hain Celestial has revamped the packaging for its Dream line of non-dairy beverages.
With the Recycle Rally, Dow is encouraging food processing and packaging firms to boost consumer recycling rates.
In the first of a series of podcasts called ‘lunch time bites’, FoodProductionDaily catches up with Laura Croisdale, environmental officer, Encore Packaging Solutions, to talk about her Three Peaks Challenge...
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Innventia has partnered with BillerudKorsnäs on a €10m project to build a mobile demonstration plant for nanocellulose and to test the material in full-scale papermaking.
Steel recycling rates in North America have rocketed from 15% in 1988 to 71% in 2012, according to Crown.
A leader from packaging provider Zip-Pak has offered his views on what trends are driving the flexible field.
Between €3m and €6m will be available for research and development into biobased performance materials (BPM) in the Netherlands over the next four years.
The company’s efforts to boost packaging recycling rates, and increase packaging and manufacturing sustainability, will be the center of a program on the Pivot network.
The packaging giant, specializing in board and other paper-based materials, has announced it is ahead of the game for 2020 sustainability goals but has raised the bar in several areas.
The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) is calling on manufacturers to look at the whole picture of sustainability, right through the supply chain, rather than just focusing on the end...
Innovia Films is seeing a rise in demand for biolaminate packaging after successful partnerships with QV Foods, Bio4Pack and Caturra Coffee.
SmartFare, a package geared toward chilled ready meals, is designed to offer producers a sturdy, sustainable packaging with shelf appeal.
Stora Enso has acquired 100% of the shares of the US-based company Virdia, a developer of extraction and separation technologies for conversion of cellulosic biomass into refined sugars and lignin.
RPC took part in a Twitter debate this week as part of Recycle Week 2014 (June 16-22) in partnership with recycling organisation Recoup.
Respak is designed to give food producers a sustainable alternative to polycoated packaging material.