Smurfit Kappa is launching its innovative punnet portfolio in Europe. The “Safe&Green” portfolio is Smurfit Kappa’s paper-based, sustainable solution to plastic packaging for fresh produce, and consists of unique designs that are 100% renewable, recyclable, and biodegradable.
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Aldi has committed to remove plastic packaging from its entire egg range.
The UK’s largest compliance scheme Valpak and circular design specialists, Circular&Co. ave announced a partnership agreement which will see them work together to develop sustainable products from hard to recycle materials.
UK’s first medicine blister packet recycling programme launches in Superdrug and independent pharmacies
For the first time, medicine blister packets can now be recycled at participating pharmacy drop-off points nationwide. The‘Little Packs, Big Impact’ recycling initiative, from the leaders in gut health, Buscopan® and Dulcolax®, is a partnership with recycling innovators TerraCycle®, which
Mars, Nestle, Ella’s Kitchen and Taylors of Harrogate join forces to tackle flexible plastic packaging recycling
The Flexible Packaging Consortium made up of Ella’s Kitchen, Mars, Nestlé, and Taylors of Harrogate, along with waste and recycling experts SUEZ, has today released a new report providing data and recommendations which highlight an opportunity to increase flexible packaging
As fashion firms strive to build back from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, an increasing number of industry heavyweights are turning their attention to addressing how they pack and protect their products, writes GlobalData, a leading data and analytics
Retail businesses are being urged to prioritise their efforts to reduce single use plastics by Bureau Veritas, following an increase in plastic waste in 2020 as firms took steps to limit human contact during the coronavirus pandemic.
pladis, the global snacking company behind some of the UK’s most loved and iconic brands, is well on its way to reducing its environmental impact, it reveals today.
Organic grocery box delivery service Riverford will replace 1.25 million plastic bags each year with home compostable alternatives supplied by TIPA.
From today, Waitrose will take a further step in eliminating unnecessary packaging by almost halving the single-use plastic on all its own brand Easter eggs and confectionery.
Aldi is making Easter greener this year by removing two million pieces of throwaway plastic from its seasonal confectionery range.
Today, Smurfit Kappa announced the launch of a new packing system for its sustainable TopClip product, a paper-based replacement for plastic shrink wrap that bundles beverage multi-packs. This packing system, which is designed for smaller businesses and brands, comes after
Compostable packaging producer TIPA and shelf-life extension specialist PerfoTec have partnered to offer fully compostable packaging that extends the shelf-life of fresh produce.
North East packaging firm, GM Packaging, moves to larger premises to meet growing demand for cartons and containers
A North East packaging company is moving to larger premises to cope with the increased demands for its products.
Mobile phone accessories manufacturer, juice, has revealed that its market share has doubled in the last year (December 2019 – December
Tetra Pak calls for collaborative innovation to tackle sustainability challenges in the food packaging industry
Tetra Pak has introduced a new collaborative innovation model with leading paperboard producers, a move aimed at tackling the food packaging industry’s sustainability challenges. The traditional operating model of a linear supply chain has changed, and a new partnership ecosystem
Manchester based home textile supplier; Portfolio Home has unveiled its new eco-friendly, sustainable fabric packaging as an alternative to single-use plastic often used on bed linen packaging.
Packaging leader Smurfit Kappa has launched a new range of eBottle packaging solutions for the rapidly growing online beverage and liquids market. The new portfolio includes a variety of sustainable solutions for single and multi-pack products, including the Rollor bottle
Innovative technology to eliminate plastic waste ready for global deployment as Mura Technology partners with KBR
Mura Technology, the UK-based developer of a new groundbreaking technology capable of recycling all forms of plastic waste, has today announced a global partnership with KBR, a leading international provider of science, technology and engineering solutions, to support the global
Amcor, a global leader in packaging, has today launched Eco-Tite® R in Europe, the first designed to be recycled, PVDC-free shrink bag for fresh and processed meat, poultry and some cheeses. Amcor Eco-Tite® R is designed to maximise shelf-life,
Weetabix Food Company has reduced its plastic use by 6% in the last year, with 92% of its packaging now fully recyclable.
M&S Food’s brand-new test and learn renewal store in Staines, Two Rivers Shopping Centre, has become the third to feature the retailer’s popular Fill Your Own concept, supporting customers to reduce and reuse with over 50 lines of refillable grocery
Leading sustainable bed manufacturer Hypnos, has pioneered another ground-breaking carbon neutral innovation which could help with carbon reduction efforts across the bed and furniture industry thanks to its newly created sustainable bed and mattress packaging.
Premium canned wine and cocktails brand Sipful Drinks is partnering with leading recycling communications programme Every Can Counts to inspire and encourage more people to recycle their empty drink cans. The partnership will see Sipful Drinks become the first
Today, single-use plastics account for 40% of the plastic produced every year, with some taking over 400 years to biodegrade. Around 70% of all litter in the sea is plastic and it is estimated that the amount of plastic in