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Eco-Makeover: Cristalco Cuts Plastic with Cardboard Sprinklers from Sonoco

With a goal of reducing the carbon footprint of its packaging, Cristalco proceeded to re-think the design of its 500g Daddy Sugar icing sugar sprinkler container. Previou...

Colgate-Palmolive Warns it Could Miss Packaging Reduction Target

Toothpaste maker Colgate-Palmolive has warned that it could miss hitting its key sustainable packaging target, as its chairman calls the task of cutting waste a ”daunting...

kp Introduces 100% rPET Food Packaging Trays

Marking a significant food packaging industry milestone, Klöckner Pentaplast (kp) has launched the first food packaging trays comprising 100% recycled PET (rPET) deriving...

EU: Council and Parliament Strike Packaging Waste Compromise Deal

The compromise deal struck between negotiators from the Council and the European Parliament brings a long and intense political struggle to address the concerns about eve...

The STOPP Project to Produce Strategies for Food Plastic Packaging Circularity

STOPP, an initiative co-funded by SIRE and the European Union (within the framework of the research and innovation programme Horizon Europe) to promote sustainable food p...

AIMPLAS to Upcycle Plant Waste through Clean, Solvent-free Mechanochemical Techniques

The management and treatment of lignocellulosic waste, i.e. plant waste from agriculture and forestry, is a major issue due to the large volume generated in the agri-food...

UK: Marks & Spencer Changes Sandwich Packaging in all Cafes this Month

Marks & Spencer has introduced new recyclable paper packaging across its range of sandwiches and toasties available in all M&S Cafés across the UK. From this m...

Coca‑Cola Trialing ‘Label-Less’ Packaging

Coca‑Cola has temporarily removed labels from Sprite and Sprite Zero on-the-go bottles in a limited trial of ‘label-less’ packaging in the UK. The pilot sees labels te...

Study Looks Into Byproduct Chemicals in Packaging

A study from Iowa State University researchers explored the risks posed by non-intentionally added substances in recycled polyolefin materials used in food contact packag...

Genpak Launches New Packaging Line with ‘No Added PFAS’

Food service packaging manufacturer Genpak has unveiled its moulded fibre packaging line without intentionally added PFAS. In a sustainable step, Genpak, a food service ...