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Value chain targets circular flexible packaging

Guidelines to support a circular approach to flexible packaging have been launched by a partnership of more than 160 European…

Unilever packaging praised by recyclers

Unilever has been praised for the recyclability of one of its leading brands – the Cremissimo ice cream packaging –…

Every coffee cup counts, says Irish packaging recycler

Packaging producer Zeus and paper recycling major DS Smith are rolling out a nationwide coffee cup recycling solution in Ireland….

Is there hope for flexible packaging?

Plastic recycling technology provider Recycling Technologies (RT) has joined forces with energy company Total and global brands Nestlé and Mars to find a second-life solution…

New recyclability guidelines to boost packaging rates

Around 85% of paper-based packaging is recycled in Europe ever year, according to the Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI) which…

Busy times for worldwide packaging materials sector

‘The world has a growing appetite for plastics – and Spain is no exception,’ declares Maria Rodriguez of Grupo Lantero…

RecyClass investigates the recycling challenge of modern-day packaging

RecyClass, a Brussels-based initiative dedicated to improving the recylability of packaging products, is making headway regarding plastic film. RecyClass carried…

Chemical recycling offers major potential for plastic packaging

Issues surrounding plastic packaging waste and how we tackle it continue to dominate the headlines. Pressure is growing to find…

TerraCycle: even cannabis packaging can be recycled

TerraCycle has launched a unique partnership with Canadian company Tweed Marijuana Inc. to ensure cannabis packaging is collected for recycling. TerraCycle…

Lobster shells offer green packaging future

An innovative biotech company developing compostable polymers from marine waste such as langoustine shells has had the Royal stamp of…

Ribena re-designs packaging for recyclability

Plastic bottles containing one of the UK’s most popular soft drinks are being redesigned to make them easier to recycle….