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Growing shift to paper in food packaging anticipated

Industry experts believe the share of fibre-based packaging will grow over the next two decades because of new technologies and…

Partners claim German first in packaging recycling

Stadler and Krones have collaborated in the design and installation of a new sorting and washing plant for Kunststoff Recycling…

UK pumps millions into sustainable packaging projects

A UK government’s UKRI innovation agency has announced £30 million (EUR 27 million) in funding for 18 ‘ground-breaking’ collaborative projects…

Food-grade polypropylene innovators win packaging award

UK venture NextLoopp has won a Worldstar Award in recognition of its solution for food-grade recycled polypropylene (PP) packaging. Single-use…

The afterlife of wood packaging

Wood remains a popular material across various industries with US$ 17.2 billion (EUR 15.4 billion) growth projected for the global…

Glue no longer a problem for recyclers of food packaging says Siropack

Italian firm Siropack has developed a patented solution called ‘Respect’ that is claims will ensure that plastic packaging on food…

The ‘Popcorn Professor’ sees a new future for packaging

A group of scientists at Göttingen University in Germany has come up with a way to create sustainable packaging from…

First US State adopts EPR for packaging recycling

Maine has become the first US State where packaging producers rather than consumers are required to pay the cost of…

Beauty product major ‘polishes’ its packaging

Cosmetics supplier Cosnova is to start using recycled plastic from waste packaging in new packaging for its beauty products. Alba…

New competence centre by AST and Lindner will boost recyclate content in packaging

German packaging producer AST is investing in a new competence centre that will house an innovative plastics recycling line to…

Packaging major pumps EUR 250 million into recycling

Plastics producer Alpla Group is to invest up to an average EUR 50 million a year until 2025 to expand…