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.
Elopak is the first major packaging company and the first Norwegian company to join the RE100 campaign, in partnership with The Climate Group, to engage, support and showcase influential companies...
The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE) UK, which represents Tetra Pak, Elopak, and SIG Combibloc, has announced it will become a joint owner of OPRL, which runs...
McDonald’s has announced all centrally-sourced packaging distributed across its 38 European markets is now chain-of-custody certified.
Constantia Flexibles has opened a center for R&D of polymer films and film laminates for flexible packaging.
PepsiCo will highlight its sustainability progress across its most significant areas: water, packaging, waste, energy and agriculture at Gulfood Manufacturing 2015, in Dubai, this week (October 27).
Avery Dennison introduces two new self-adhesive bio-based polyethylene (PE) label films as part of its focus on sustainability, claiming that economic growth, natural resource limits and increasing demand were the...
Nestlé Waters will increase the use of rPET by 38% for its most popular Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water bottles, ensuring it contains 50% recycled content by the end of 2016.
Cardia Bioplastics, a subsidiary of SECOS Group, has secured European patent protection for its bioplastics technology.
EUROPEN and 28 other associations representing consumer goods brands, packaging producers, material producers and extended producer responsibility (EPR) organisations, have announced a set of joint recommendations for the new Circular...
Carbios has started production at its pilot plant in Saint-Beauzire, France, for biodegradable plastic, with a capacity of 40 kilograms per hour, using its exclusive enzyme-based technology.
The sustainability of packaging is a huge issue. People don’t really understand how all things work together but they expect big brands to take care of it and we are...
As demand for preservative-free food rises, whose fault is it if food waste increases too – industry or consumers?
Umisol has partnered with The Coca-Cola Company to install its Infrared Blocking Filter at its Services Building at its company HQ in Brussels.
Bio-on and Moore Capital have signed a license agreement to build the first Brazil-based facility to produce PHAs bioplastic from sugar cane co-products.
Ardagh Group is looking to expand its programme for recycling softening pellets to its sister plants after winning a Resource Recovery Award by the International Water Association (IWA).
Imperial College London has partnered with ADMIT BioSuccInnovate Consortium to investigate how agricultural waste can be used to make biodegradable packaging.
Solidus Solutions is working on scaling up a process to produce solid board with tomato plant fibres.
Fonterra has partnered with recycling firm TerraCycle to launch New Zealand's first recycling programme for yogurt pouches.
One challenge for companies in the next 15 to 20 years will be to develop products with customers, not for them, according to Jörgen Jedbratt, trend forecaster, Kairos Future research...
Tetra Pak has partnered with JUST Goods to launch JUST Water in Tetra Top, a carton bottle made from 50% paper.
Klöckner Pentaplast has become one of the 300 members of the "Save Food" organization, to reduce the waste and loss of food.
Consumers demonstrate growing interest in environmentally sound packaging, with shoppers in developing countries wishing to secure a cleaner environment for their children, according to Tetra Pak.
Liquid Light has signed an agreement with The Coca-Cola Company for its technology to create mon-ethylene glycol (MEG) from CO2 as part of the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) firm PlantBottle Packaging...
Resource Natural Spring Water has announced the debut of its 100% recycled plastic (rPET) bottle, excluding the cap and label, to decrease post-consumer waste.
Bericap has said the trend for lightweight closures is on the rise especially in the edible oil market.