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...

Artist Benjamin Von Wong created art to depict the plastics pollution in our oceans

Post-consumer plastics must be successfully recoverable through a viable infrastructure and have a valuable end-use in order to move to a closed-loop Circular Economy. Also imperative is a steady supply of post-consumer content with a consistent quality grade. 

Current global recycling...

Biome Bioplastics and Futamura partner to demonstrate compostable multilayer packaging

The compostable multilayer films are manufactured by combining Biome’s range of biodegradable sealant resins with Futamura’s compostable NatureFlex cellulose films to generate a range of laminated flexible structures. The bio-based content of the resultant materials ranges between 50-70 percent...

Avery Dennison's ClearIntent portfolio features an ever-growing selection of sustainability-oriented products

‘We are honored to be recognized by Barron's for the second year,’ said Georges Gravanis, president, Label and Graphic Materials. ‘Sustainability is at the center of everything we do, and our employees are addressing the challenge from every angle. This honor is a testament to their...

Karlville opens HP Indigo Pack Ready Lamination film validation center

Pack Ready Lamination for HP Indigo digital presses delivers high-quality laminates for immediate pouch converting, combined with easy and safe lamination technology said to open new market opportunities for digitally printed flexible packaging. Karlville manufactures the laminator as part of...

Iggesund funds UK farmers through biomass initiative

Iggesund stated that the initiative has created a totally new source of income for close to 200 farms in Cumbria and Scotland. The initiative has also received a Rushlight Bioenergy Award. The Rushlight Awards program is designed specifically to support and promote the latest clean technologies...

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