MARKETS & PACKAGING

Single-dose flexible packaging, increasingly sustainable

Markets & packaging

Single-dose flexible packaging, increasingly sustainable


The current environmental reality forces us to work with increasingly ecological and environmentally friendly packaging. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: INVpack
How to demonstrate if a packaging is reusable, recyclable or compostable

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How to demonstrate if a packaging is reusable, recyclable or compostable


The year 2030 represents in many areas the horizon on which the objectives for building a more sustainable future are set ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
From plastic bottles to LEGO pieces

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From plastic bottles to LEGO pieces


The Play Blocks Group has unveiled a prototype LEGO brick made from recycled plastic, the latest step in their journey to make the brand's products from sustainable materials.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment
Today's waste becomes tomorrow's resource: “Waste4Future” paves new ways for plastics recycling

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Today's waste becomes tomorrow's resource: “Waste4Future” paves new ways for plastics recycling


A sustainable society with climate-neutral processes requires significant adjustments in the value chains, which are only possible through innovations. Seven Fraunhofer Institutes are pooling their expertise in the lighthouse project "Waste4Future" to develop new solutions for this goal, from the raw material base to material flows and process engineering right to the end of a product's life cycle. In particular, they want to increase energy and resource efficiency in the use of plastics and thus pave the way for a chemical industry that requires fewer fossil raw materials and produces fewer emissions. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: IMWS
Biocosmetics committed to the planet

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Biocosmetics committed to the planet


A new cosmetic brand for body hygiene has been founded this year in the Spanish and European market. We are talking about the Catalan RRR'biocosmetics, the first European company to use returnable aluminum containers with an organic, elegant and contemporary design in its four ecological products: shower gel, conditioning shampoo, body lotion and hygienizer hand gel ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: RRR’biocosmetics
Picard reduces plastic consumption when moving to fibre-based ice cream box from AR Packaging

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Picard reduces plastic consumption when moving to fibre-based ice cream box from AR Packaging


AR Packaging has developed a carton-based ice cream box with integrated lid which saves 16,5 tons of plastic per year to support Picard’s strive to reduce its use of plastic packaging.   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: AR Packaging
New label adhesive for more assured PET recycling

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New label adhesive for more assured PET recycling


New wash-off label adhesive 52W satisfies strict Scandinavian requirements for closed-loop PET recycling. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Herma
GPI Supports Estrella Damm’s Plastic Replacement Initiative

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GPI Supports Estrella Damm’s Plastic Replacement Initiative


Leading paper-based packaging solution provider Graphic Packaging International (‘Graphic Packaging’) has partnered with Estrella Damm to replace 100 percent of its plastic shrink wrap packaging, equivalent to 99 tonnes annually, with paperboard alternatives on multipack cans. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Graphic Packaging International
SIG announces launch of tethered caps for carton packs three years ahead of EU regulatory requirements

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SIG announces launch of tethered caps for carton packs three years ahead of EU regulatory requirements


Reducing plastic litter and Going Way Beyond Good for the environment ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: SIG
Sun Chemical launches UV coating with high levels of bio-sourced and recycled material

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Sun Chemical launches UV coating with high levels of bio-sourced and recycled material


Sun Chemical is launching SunCure 44HC150 - a glossy stampable UV-curing coating, manufactured with 25% bio-renewable carbon content and with 12% post-consumer recycled materials. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Sun Chemical