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.
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.
Five national trade associations in the US have joined forces on a project to find out how materials flow through different types of materials recovery facilities (MRFs) to understand how...
Many manufacturers are “ignoring” the energy value of dairy production residues, says British anaerobic digestion specialist, Clearfleau.
The European Commission has launched a €71k proposal for a feasibility study on Solar Energy for the Food Industry.
Dow Paper Coatings has seen a shift towards a heightened interest in compostable and biodegradable paper products.
The revised EU Circular Economy Package, which will be released at the end of the year, will focus on waste management, higher recycling targets, product design and innovation & research,...
‘Despite the fact nearly all of our packaging is recyclable, it is often not recycled’, says Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) in its 10th annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) Report.
Designing a sustainable package is a chain activity. Many companies claim to be ‘green’ but they are just working on a green image, according to Professor Roland Ten Klooster, chair,...
Studies show more than half of the bottles and cans consumed in the US aren’t recycled, with only 33% of plastic bottles recycled, says PepsiCo.
Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has announced an increase in the availability of PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) certified products, following certification in Indonesia.
Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) has released its 10th annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) Report, providing an update on its Sustainability Plan and replacing CCE’s 2013/2014 CRS Report.
Coop Denmark is celebrating the success of its private label organic brand, Anglamark, but says if it expects to stay in the market it demands investment, brand protection and innovation,...
As we celebrate World Environment Day 2015, this year’s theme, “Seven Billion Dreams. One Planet. Consume with Care,” is extremely relevant to how we address current global food shortages to...
The food sector has invested heavily in bioenergy projects such as biomass boilers and anaerobic digestion but where heat which is generated or used in one part of a process...
One month after the Carton Council of North America launched its Carton Capitals initiative, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, has added cartons to its recycling program.
Anchor Packaging has launched a line of containers with reduced petroleum-based materials.
Zelfo Technology and Upgrading have produced an up-cycled wheat straw based packaging concept.
BillerudKorsnäs claims the formability of its stretchable paper gives opportunities to differentiate in packaging design and stand out on the shelf.
FoodProductionDaily has been speaking to the people behind the stands at Fiera Milano Corbella's 23rd edition of the processing and packaging exhibition Ipack-Ima in Milan.
INCPEN (The Industry Council for research on Packaging and the Environment) has published information on the EU Commission’s initial thoughts on a Circular Economy Package .
Amid scrutiny over its water bottling operations in drought-hit California, Nestlé is spending $7m (€6.1m) to recycle wastewater at its Carnation Evaporated Milk plant in the Golden State.