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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
Walki’s new reel wrapping paper is entirely wood-based

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Walki’s new reel wrapping paper is entirely wood-based


With a wood-based reel wrapping paper entirely made of wood, Walki is helping the publishing industry to minimise its carbon footprint. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Walki
Sunkissed and The Label Makers switch to sustainable labels with bio-based PE

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Sunkissed and The Label Makers switch to sustainable labels with bio-based PE


Sunkissed, the award winning cosmetics brand, has enhanced their line of self-tan mousse with sustainable packaging that aligns with the brands emphasis on natural, vegan, and cruelty free ingredients. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Avery Dennison
Sun Chemical brings increased sustainability to its SunWave Lumina LED UV sheetfed inks

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Sun Chemical brings increased sustainability to its SunWave Lumina LED UV sheetfed inks


Emphasising its ongoing commitment to sustainability and underlining its position as a technology leader in low energy UV curing, Sun Chemical today announces significant upgrades to its market leading SunWave Lumina UV sheetfed inks for commercial printing. The new, improved inks are available now in the European market. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Sun Chemical
The necessary transition of companies towards the circular economy

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The necessary transition of companies towards the circular economy


In 1987, the United Nations coined the term "sustainable development" as "meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs". ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ECOEMBES
Reusable packaging makes online commerce more sustainable

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Reusable packaging makes online commerce more sustainable


The huge growth in online commerce has led to an increase in packaging volumes. A number of companies are turning to new reusable packaging concepts to minimize the resulting waste. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: FachPack
The “R” applied to plastic films: how to reduce and recycle

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The “R” applied to plastic films: how to reduce and recycle


We understand "flexible" to mean that which adapts easily to changes and to different situations or circumstances. Within packaging, we could say that this term refers not only to the physical characteristics of the film, but also to the versatility and diversity that this type of plastic packaging provides within the value chain.  ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: ITENE
Tetra Pak introduces certified recycled polymers

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Tetra Pak introduces certified recycled polymers


Tetra Pak  announced the introduction of certified recycled polymers, becoming the first company in the food and beverage packaging industry to be awarded the Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) Advanced Products certification. Its carton packages integrating attributed [1] recycled polymers are now available for food and beverage manufacturers. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Tetra Pak
“Second Life”, from cellulosic waste to creative paper for promotional packaging projects

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“Second Life”, from cellulosic waste to creative paper for promotional packaging projects


Best Packaging for Quality Design awarded to “Second Life”, a circular economy project arising from a collaboration between Icma, L’Oréal Italy and Maggioni Type. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Icma