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The IK has called on the EU Commissioner to do more to ensure that plastic packaging in Europe does not end up in landfills, and is instead recycled Read more

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Building on its 2018 commitment to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, Nestlé will reduce its use of virgin plastic by a third in the same period Read more

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The new Smile for Good toothpaste is made from HDPE, unlike regular toothpaste tubes, which are made from a plastic aluminium mix and are impossible to recycle Read more

Environment

The new appointments bring expertise in data services, waste management, and reprocessing, as well as HR and organisational development, identified as key areas where greater Board-level insight would strengthen performance Read more

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The engineers from the University of Southampton Malaysia, University of Malaya, and Universiti Teknologi Petronas, have developed a prototype for dissolvable food blocks that would significantly reduce the amount of single-use plastic packagin Read more

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Much of the customer base will be transferred to Nolato’s production facility in Newcastle, with the estimated cost of closure being around SEK 35 million (£2.8 million). Read more

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The new report, ‘Plastic promises: what the grocery sector is really doing about packaging’, quotes industry insiders, showing that bigger changes are on the way that could have consequences including higher carbon emissions and lower recyclability Read more

Environment

The new packaging preserves the shelf-life of the food product and does not impact the runability on the production machines Read more

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Co-op has banned black plastic packaging from all its products and by the summer of 2020, it is aiming to have phased out all non-recyclable plastics and to replace them with those that can be reused or easily recycled Read more

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The company will unveil its first product aligned with this goal, a Fisher-Price 'Rock-a-Stack' tower in the first half of 2020. It will be made from sugarcane-based plastics and packaged in 100 per cent recycled, or sustainably sourced, materials. Read more

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Britvic, Danone and Unilever, along with Alpla and Remondis, are amongst several food, drink and consumer goods giants to join forces with BP to speed up the development of the technology. Read more

Environment

André de Ruyter, CEO of Nampak, said: “The sale of NPE is in line with Nampak’s ongoing strategy to sharpen our focus on strategic substrates.” Read more

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This follows the opening of the company’s Silverstone site in the Midlands, which is now operational and successfully producing high-quality, digitally printed pouches and roll stock in fastest time to market Read more

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ULMA Packaging UK is encouraging companies to adopt best practice in maintenance by not only taking out Planned Preventative Maintenance plans, but by regularly checking and cleaning core mechanical parts throughout the year Read more

Machinery

The raw material rEPS comprises of 100 per cent recycled EPS or PS from post-consumer goods, and the protective packaging can also be made with up to 100 per cent of this raw material Read more

Materials

For these competitions, Innovate UK will invest up to £36 million from the Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Programme to demonstrate solutions that create a more circular economy for plastic packaging Read more

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The agreement strengthens a long-standing partnership and common commitments towards a sustainable and circular economy for food packaging Read more

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Rounding up 2019

In his exclusive column this month, Philip Law looks back on a successful K show for both enquiries and engagement, and provides an update on the Federation's latest activities in the areas of circular economy, Brexit and packaging. Read more

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The browser-based Berry Superfos 3D Design Studio allows customers to find an artwork template of any of its product lines, including UniPack, SuperLift, and EasySnacking, and create an artwork template from it Read more

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Britvic has announced it has entered into a long-term agreement with Esterform Packaging for the supply of rPET Read more

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