MARKETS & PACKAGING

A lie can change the world: packaging and sustainability

Markets & packaging

A lie can change the world: packaging and sustainability


Everyone reaches moments in life where a choice must be made. We do it all the time, more than we think, because many choices are automatic. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Tridimage
Translating Sustainable Development Goals into actions

Markets & packaging

Translating Sustainable Development Goals into actions


The United Nations Global Compact initiative proposes 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that lay out a path to end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice and protect our planet. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Quadpack group
New Life Cycle Assessment of aluminium beverage cans shows significant carbon emissions reduction

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New Life Cycle Assessment of aluminium beverage cans shows significant carbon emissions reduction


Metal Packaging Europe, the association of European producers of rigid metal packaging and their supply chain partners, completed a new Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of aluminium beverage cans (25, 33 and 50 cl volumes). ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Metal Packaging Europe
Ready-to-enjoy salads: convenience at its best

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Ready-to-enjoy salads: convenience at its best


Naylors’ ready-to-enjoy coleslaw in reclosable Schur Star Stand-up Bag ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: Schur
SABIC introduces LNP ELCRIN iQ upcycled compounds to extend useful life of PET bottles and help reduce plastic waste

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SABIC introduces LNP ELCRIN iQ upcycled compounds to extend useful life of PET bottles and help reduce plastic waste


SABIC today introduced its LNP ELCRIN iQ portfolio of polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) compounded resins derived from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) to support the circular economy and help reduce plastic waste ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Sabic
Circular economy and packaging optimization

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Circular economy and packaging optimization


Over the past 50 years, the role and importance of plastics in our economy has consistently grown. Global production of plastics has increased twentyfold since the 1960s, reaching 322 million tonnes in 2015. It is expected to double again over the next 20 years. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
BioActiveMaterials project to improve the properties of food packaging

Markets & packaging

BioActiveMaterials project to improve the properties of food packaging


Researcher from Fraunhofer IVV, Fraunhofer IGB and KCPK are working on a new, highly advanced packaging material. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV)
Safety in pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging: trends

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Safety in pharmaceutical and cosmetic packaging: trends


Both cosmetics and pharmaceuticals are sectors with many restrictions and limitations, which makes them widely regulated from the point of view of their safety, as they are health-related products. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Materiales de envase BRAND: ITENE
Flexible Packaging and Sustainability: new online toolkit offers facts and figures

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Flexible Packaging and Sustainability: new online toolkit offers facts and figures


Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE) presents new toolkit looking at the sustainability of flexible packaging / Main target groups are people working in the fields of flexible packaging and products packed in flexible packaging but also the general public. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Material innovations BRAND: Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE)