Photo of compostable bio-waste bag (certified according to EN13432) for separate collection of bio-waste (c) European Bioplastics, 2018 WorldPressOnline – Berlin, December 2018 – The European institutions have reached an agreement on a directive to curb the use of a number of single-use plastic products in the EU, which aims to prevent and reduce marine …
Ritrama SpA, the Italian multinational leader in the sector with 20 offices on five continents, presents EDEN, the revolutionary natural paper specifically for the labelling of wine, spirits and beer. What makes EDEN particularly innovative is its “environment-friendly” composition: it is composed of up to 50% dried grass fibers and the remainder of pure virgin …
WorldPressOnline First Call – 9th August 2018 – RPC Design has created a unique grading system that provides an easy visual guide to the sustainability credentials of each new pack it creates.
AMI Consulting, Bristol, UK 26/07/18 – According to a recently published study by leading industry consultants Applied Market Information Ltd. (AMI Consulting), the plastics recycling industry will have to develop and grow considerably to meet 2030 EU plastics packaging recycling targets, along with the effect of the Chinese waste import ban.
Bologna, 20 June 2018 – Bio-on, operating in the high quality bioplastic sector and listed on the AIM segment of Borsa Italiana, today inaugurated its first owned plant designed to produce 100% natural and biodegradable special PHAs bioplastics for high added value niche markets such as the microbeads used in the cosmetics sector.
UPM Raflatac has expanded its PP Lite range of labeling solutions for the European market with the introduction of a new clear film, PP Silver Lite. The face materials, adhesives, and backing used in the PP Lite range offer brands new ways to achieve their sustainability objectives.
Smurfit Kappa’s sustainable packaging is having a transformative effect on the European fresh produce sector, with one customer reporting a sales increase of 50%.
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Willich, February 2017 – The bioplastics specialist has developed new Bio-Flex blends for the production of low gauge films which will biodegrade completely in garden compost at low, variable temperatures. Vinçotte, based in Belgium, has already issued OK Compost HOME certificates for these grades. In addition, most of the new compounds meet the requirements of …
Post-consumer plastic scrap can be made into high-grade recyclates provided that all processing steps are optimally matched. The achievable cost and quality level hinges to a large extent on the efficiency with which the shredded plastic material is washed and dried.
Tetra Pak announces the launch of the industry’s first carton made entirely from plant based, renewable packaging materials. The new Tetra Rex® carton will be the first in the market to have bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE) films and bio-based high-density polyethylene (HDPE) caps, both derived from sugar cane, in addition to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC …
A German brand, Jäger und Sammler, has chosen Innovia Films’ compostable flexible material, NatureFlex™ as the packaging for its range of premium energy bars.
Nestlé has announced that it will work in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and seven consumer firms to encourage the responsible development of bioplastics, derived from plant materials.
Cosmetic companies are making slow progress in reducing their packaging footprints. Although the cosmetics industry has become preoccupied with green initiatives, few steps have been made to tackle the environmental impact of packaging.
Intralogistics at drinktec 2013 – Increasing demand for modular and scalable concepts
Combibloc EcoPlus, the carton pack that generates less CO2, is now also available with the very lightweight and therefore extremely resource efficient combiCap screw cap – a packaging solution that combines environmentally friendly features and exceptional convenience. Compared to a 1-litre carton pack of the same format, combibloc EcoPlus generates 28 per cent less CO2.
Flint Group is proud to announce that their FlexiStar ™ BRC inks for packaging applications are the first solvent-based flexo inks certified by NAPIM as a biorenewable ink with a BRC Index of 80, and was developed using NAPIM certified bio-based raw materials.
RPC Containers UKSC and Nexus Packaging have collaborated in the design and launch of a new generation of user-friendly large plastic containers that incorporate a totally new and unique anti-glug feature.
The new bottles made from renewable raw material are already available at drug stores and supermarkets…
With this achievement, Klabin has become the biggest winner of the award, with a total of 11 Onda Verde trophies, since 1998