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Wales moves on polystyrene packaging

Wales is planning to outlaw polystyrene fast-food containers and cups in the latest package of legislation to tackle single use…

Back refillable glass packaging, say campaigners

Ineffective collection methods, design, and logistical shortcomings are hindering the circularity of single-use glass such as drinks bottles, according to…

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…