MARKETS & PACKAGING

Coca-Cola to remove 4,000 tonnes of single-use plastic by swapping shrink wrap for cardboard in Western Europe

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Coca-Cola to remove 4,000 tonnes of single-use plastic by swapping shrink wrap for cardboard in Western Europe


Coca-Cola European Partners, will be replacing plastic shrink wrap with cardboard for its can multipacks across Western Europe, removing approximately 4,000 tonnes of single-use plastic per year across the region. This is the latest move in Coca-Cola’s commitment to tackle packaging waste and remove all unnecessary single-use plastic from its secondary packaging. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Coca-Cola
Metsä Board introduces a new plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard for food and food service end uses

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Metsä Board introduces a new plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard for food and food service end uses


Consumers and brands around the world are looking for more sustainable alternatives to plastic packaging, with easy recyclability being key. To meet these needs Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, is introducing a new plastic-free eco-barrier paperboard that can be recycled in paper or paperboard waste streams according to local recycling schemes. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Metsä Board
Challenges and solutions in sustainability: mono-materials and biodegradable packaging

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Challenges and solutions in sustainability: mono-materials and biodegradable packaging


It is well-known that flexible, high-barrier, multilayer films are difficult to recycle during a variety of sorting processes. For this reason, in order to increase their sustainability and recyclability, new packaging is being developed and is evolving towards the use of mono-materials or biodegradable molecular structures, much easier to classify. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: SPGroup
Detergent packaging now even more sustainable

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Detergent packaging now even more sustainable


Walki offers solutions made of 100% renewable raw materials and soon also made of circular polymers. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Walki
A lie can change the world: packaging and sustainability

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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

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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
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
Circular Economy in multilayer plastics: latest advances

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Circular Economy in multilayer plastics: latest advances


Current society is in a constant movement: population follows an almost exponential growth, and with it, needs and demands of resources. In this way, we face to a several of challenges which involve all areas of human activity development, from food security to climate change. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE