Thanks to an injection of £6.1 million, including the help of PRN funding, the UK’s largest producer of damp-proof membranes is increasing its capacity for recycling ethylene-based plastics by 66 per cent.
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Healthy snacks and salad toppers’ brand, Good4U, is delighted to be the first Irish brand partnering with Tesco in the supermarket’s ground-breaking Loop recycling initiative.
Supply chain pressures combined with the overarching volatility within commerce currently has created an almost desperate attitude toward preparing for peak. The unconventional Christmas of 2020 only compounds this. Hopes are high and businesses naturally want to meet the demand
Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has added to its range of sustainable premium food and pet food packaging solutions with the launch of RetortPouch Recyclable.
Pact Retail Accessories (formerly TIC Retail Accessories), known for its work in leading the circular economy through closed-loop reuse solutions for garment hangers and Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS) tags, has now become a member of the UK Plastics Pact with
99% of Weetabix Food Company packaging to be recyclable by summer 2022 in industry-leading milestone
Weetabix Food Company, makers of the nation’s favourite breakfast cereal, will hit the milestone of 99% of its packaging being widely recyclable by summer 2022, leading the pack of its industry peers. The company is on track to make 100%
Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, and Taurus Packaging have developed a fit-for-purpose reusable shopping bag that can carry groceries and meet the needs of the demanding Southern African retail marketplace. Mondi’s Advantage Kraft Plus with wet strength
Innovative packaging manufacturer, Sharpak, has unveiled a new premium-look hybrid pack for sushi, designed with multiple benefits for food-to-go brands, retailers, consumers and importantly, the environment.
In my opinion: packing away the cardboard box – why the future of transit packaging is plastic, says Schoeller Allibert UK
From raw materials to final destination logistics, supply chains are under more pressure than ever before. Whether retail, food manufacturing, pharmaceutical or beyond, the drive towards more transparent and sustainable operations is taking absolute precedence.
Conscious of the need to take concrete actions towards mitigating climate change, Wipak has been developing and establishing sustainable packaging solutions in the food and medical sectors for years. With the support of new technologies and intelligent pack design, Wipak's
This summer, Robinsons, Lipton Ice Tea and drench 500ml bottles are moving to 100% recycled plastic (rPET).
Ocean Bottle as teamed up with award winning marketing agency Drum to launch its latest digital campaign: ‘Econfessions Of Ocean Bottle’. Econfessions will run across social channels, using humour to create relatable content to make it clear no one is
ReBOUND Returns has partnered with Beauty Specalist Agency SEEN Group and HANDLE Recycling to help beauty influencers and media recycle empty packaging and containers produced every month from beauty samples and cosmetic tester pots.
Aldi is set to introduce fully recyclable sandwich packaging as part of a trial with its supplier Greencore.
Top new product: Kite Packaging’s e-commerce range solves the logistical challenges facing online businesses
Companies of today are faced with three main challenges: reacting to the digital shift of consumer shopping habits, retaining an environmental consciousness in keeping with current trends and maintaining profit and growth levels. Kite Packaging has released a range of
Unilever, together with Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, have developed a new high barrier paper-based packaging material for Unilever’s Colman’s dry Meal Maker and Sauces range by reducing plastic, increasing paper content, and consequently ensuring recyclability in
Following a successful trial in the North East of England, Sainsbury’s has rolled out an innovative new recycling system to a total of 520 supermarkets allowing customers to recycle all flexible plastic packaging which is not commonly accepted for kerbside
Waitrose launches new sustainable packaging trial that will make summer strawberries taste even sweeter
Waitrose has introduced new reduced plastic packaging for its British strawberries, which will help eliminate 16.89 tonnes of plastic* and adhesive this summer.
Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has partnered with SILBO, a Polish leading producer of compostable packaging, to create a paper-based high-strength packaging for the Irish farm potato business Meade Farm Group. The innovative bags replace hard-to-recycle plastic
Q&A with Adrian Dale, managing director at reusable packaging and supply chain solutions specialist Tosca
Smurfit Kappa’s innovative three litre Bag-in-Box packaging design has received Amazon’s “Frustration-Free Packaging” (FFP) certification. This is a world first for a generic packaging design, applicable for a wide range of products. The company unveiled this unique Amazon FFP pre-certification
Iceland has become the first UK supermarket to launch plastic-free packaging for its Pink Lady apples, as it continues to reduce its plastic packaging footprint.
Aldi has removed plastic straws from all own-label drinks cartons. Instead, all of these drinks now come with a paper straw that’s fully recyclable and made from FSC-certified cardboard.
Tetra Pak today announces it is ready to deploy its portfolio of tethered cap solutions. The portfolio brings numerous benefits to food and beverage manufacturers and consumers, as the company builds on its vision of the most sustainable food package.
The UK’s largest packaging compliance scheme, Valpak, has welcomed the opening of the government consultation on packaging extended producer responsibility and deposit return schemes, calling it a once in a generation chance to create a system designed for the world