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The change means a reduction in the use of newly manufactured plastics by approximately 3,500 tonnes per year Read more

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Following significant investment over the last 18 months, Coveris has established a state-of-the-art BOPP label manufacturing facility at its Louth site with a dedicated finishing hall and installation of specialist high-speed slitting equipment Read more

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The newly developed packaging is 100 per cent recyclable and comes as a response to customer feedback. Read more

Materials

The company is incorporating new LDPE grades into its range thanks to the modifications made to its LDPE plant in Portugal, which now joins Repsol’s other pharma units in Tarragona and Puertollane Read more

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ePac will be welcoming 200 guests for the official opening ceremony and tour of the 24,000 sq ft site, where multiple HP Indigo 20000 digital presses and class-leading pouch-making equipment will serve the local market with custom-printed packaging Read more

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The second stage of the trial involves Recycling Technologies analysing the plastic waste and preparing it for processing Read more

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kp Infinity creates an opportunity for the food service sector to meet their sustainability commitments as well as providing a premium solution for the market and consumer convenience Read more

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The plan comprises of the removal of McFlurry lids across every European country in which McDonald’s operates, and the rollout of a new fibre-based lid across all cold drinks in France Read more

Environment

The move means the supermarket will make 4,000 tonnes of plastic packaging easily recyclable Read more

Environment

A major programme of investment initiated by Cliffe Packaging last year has enabled to company to move into a new purpose-equipped office, warehouse, and logistics facility Read more

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It has committed to investing £22 million in new manufacturing machines, processes, and materials to remove the plastic items from products and replace them will a cardboard topper that holds can multipacks together Read more

Environment

The tests were carried out in independent laboratories that run analyses on different samples, following the procedures of the RecyClass Recyclability Evaluation Protocol for PE films Read more

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The Amcor-designed Geo-Strap based for Nestle reduces vacuum denting at the shoulder of bottles while incorporating PowerStrap and PowerFlex hot-fill base technologies Read more

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Traditionally, the surfaces of Retran have required a virgin later of film for food applications, but the new formulation means that virgin film layer is no longer necessary Read more

Materials

The 40-day trial will access the viability of Polytag, a recycling technology platform that seeks to facilitate the move for brands to a more circular packaging waste economy Read more

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Stefan Hahn

The joint project between INEOS Styrolution and Sirap focuses on the use of polystyrene that is recycled through depolymerisation, a process that converts post-consumer polystyrene waste back to its monomers Read more

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Loop is an innovative new way to shop that is designed to transform the world’s reliance on single-use plastic by closing the loop on waste and creating a circular economy Read more

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P&G brands Fairy, Flash, and Viakal will increase the use of recycled plastic to 9,000 tonnes of post-consumer resin and post-industrial resin, replacing virgin plastic in the supply chain, equal to the amount of waste generated by 6.5 million Europe Read more

Environment

The new product supports the commitment announced last year by PET Sheet Europe, which aims to guarantee that by 2025 PET products will have a mean recycled content of 70 per cent Read more

Materials

The BOPP film industry is worth in the region of $15 billion, and delivered over 8.4 million tonnes in 2018 Read more

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