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Comexi and the new trends in sustainable barrier packaging

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Comexi and the new trends in sustainable barrier packaging


“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future.“ -John F. Kennedy   ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Comexi
TheCircularLab, the first circular economy laboratory for packaging in Europe

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TheCircularLab, the first circular economy laboratory for packaging in Europe


According to data provided by Eurostat, Spain ranks sixth among European countries in terms of its packaging recycling rate. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Hispack
From bottle to 3D filament: KLM makes tools from PET bottles

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From bottle to 3D filament: KLM makes tools from PET bottles


KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is the first airline in the world to recycle PET bottles to make tools for repairing and maintaining its aircraft. Empty bottles are collected at the end of every flight and transformed into filament, the material used in 3D printers. This process means an empty water bottle can end up as part of a 3D-printed piece of equipment that saves Engineering & Maintenance time and money. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment
Innovia and Wildcorn develop a fully recyclable and sustainable pack

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Innovia and Wildcorn develop a fully recyclable and sustainable pack


Innovia Films and the German snack manufacturer, Wildcorn have worked together to produce a fully recyclable and sustainable pack for their Wildcorn organic popcorn range. ( Read more... )


CATEGORY: Sustainability and environment BRAND: Innovia Films
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