Huhtamaki develops next-generation flexible packaging in drive for circularity

Huhtamaki blueloop products use innovative polyolefin structures to pack coffee, snacks, dry food, personal care and other fast-moving consumer products. The range also includes paper-based options to replace plastic packaging.

Huhtamaki noted that packaging is transforming from linear...

Ofru Recycling marks 40th anniversary with renewed focus on environmentally friendly use of chemicals

The company has been manufacturing distillation plants for the recovery of contaminated solvents since 1978. The plant manufacturer focuses on the environmentally friendly use of chemicals in an effort to, ‘make the world a little bit greener every day.’

In a similar way to spirits...

FPA: Brands must elevate sustainability conversations around flexible packaging

FPA has published an infographic to illustrate this. The infographic summarizes the new FPA sustainability report, ‘Perspectives on the Meaning of Sustainability in Flexible Packaging’. The...

In efforts to the brand’s commitment to increasing sustainability overall, Lilly’s made the move to enlist in recyclable materials as its commitment to the health and well-being of consumers, families and our planet. Since their beginning, the brand has enlisted a handmade, craft process,...

Purr & Miaow launches Purr-cycle in partnership with Enval

Purr & Miaow noted that every year 10 billion pouches made of aluminum and plastic are sold in the pet food, baby food and drinks sectors, but only 20,000 of these currently recycled. The recycling rate of pouches is 50 times worse than that of the single-use coffee cups, it stated.

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UPM Raflatac is among more than 350 organizations announcing commitments, which include many of the world's largest packaging producers, brands, retailers, recyclers, governments and NGOs.

‘As the world's most sustainable labeling company and a packaging solutions provider, we know...

For Stora Enso, signing the commitment is another step to combat the global problem of plastic pollution by providing renewable alternatives. Stora Enso will contribute by cooperating with customers and suppliers to develop circular and low carbon products to replace plastic packaging. The...

TLMI appoints Rosalyn Bandy to vice president of sustainability

In appointing Bandy vice president of sustainability to the role of vice president, TLMI is reinforcing its commitment to leading and educating its members, and the greater industry, on sustainability best practices across the narrow web printed packaging space.

Dan Muenzer, TLMI...

Jet Technologies launches oxo-degradable plastic films

Oxo-degradable films are made in the same way as traditional plastics, and on the same machinery, yet they contain an enzyme additive that accelerates degradation after disposal. As the film degrades it is converted into a food source for bacteria and fungi within a one- to two-year period....

The addition of Impact’s matrix removal system to the operations means that productivity ‘has been dramatically increased providing an extremely efficient investment’, according to the supplier.

Impact designed and installed a central waste extraction system which extracts the matrix at...

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