Avery Dennison joins Plasticity Partner Program

Over the three-year period Avery Dennison and Plasticity aim to collaborate across the industry to discover, connect and facilitate ideas to create prevention programs for plastic pollution.

‘Avery Dennison has eight ambitious sustainability goals that we have committed to meet by 2025,...

With the industry preparing to head to Rosemont, Illinois for the key event of the year, we provide a rundown of the companies and technologies you'll see when walking the halls of Labelexpo Americas 2018

With the industry preparing to head to Rosemont, Illinois for the key event of the year, we provide a rundown of the companies and technologies you'll see when walking the halls of Labelexpo Americas 2018.

As well as an extensive exhibitor list covering all steps along the label and...

The use of solvent plate materials is being phased out now by Creation in favor of more environmentally friendly options, such as Asahi AWP and DuPont Cyrel Fast

The Daventry-based business has developed a program to promote environmentally friendly processes and options for printing, as managing director Matt Francklow explained: ‘We want to clearly show our customers and the industry that we are determined to reduce our environmental impact. As part of...

Finat recycling consultant Jacques van Leeuwen chaired the jury, supported by Andreas Faul of INGEDE (Paper deinking industry), Peter Sundt of EPRO (the European organisation of plastics recycling) and Rosalyn Bandy of TLMI (Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute).

‘We were delighted by...

The new rPET liner uses carefully selected post-consumer waste and will be introduced in October 2018 across a number of self-adhesive constructions

The new rPET liner uses carefully selected post-consumer waste and will be introduced in October 2018 across a number of self-adhesive constructions.

This move reflects the firm’s commitment to finding more sustainable options for the labeling industry, as Jasper Zonnenberg, the supplier’...

TLMI hosted Ecovillage at Labelexpo Americas 2012

This year’s Labelexpo Americas will see the return of the Ecovillage, a feature area dedicated to learning the best environmental practices in the label and packaging industry. Within the TLMI-sponsored Ecovillage, there will be a session each day highlighting key aspects of sustainable label...

Zanders invests in converting power plant to gas

The power plant conversion alone promises a significant increase in efficiency in the production processes of the paper mill. In common with a gas grill, which heats and cools down much faster than a coal grill, a gas-fired power plant enables rapid changes of load. This will transform starting...

Since 2007, L.I.F.E. has helped guide the North American label industry’s environmental leadership by assisting converters and industry suppliers in prioritizing best sustainability practices and environmental stewardship.

SGP is a nonprofit organization that certifies printing facilities...

The EFIA event, which will take place on September 28 at The Football Hotel, Manchester, has been arranged in response to recent media and consumer concerns regarding packaging and the environment

The event, which will take place on September 28 at The Football Hotel, Manchester, has been arranged in response to recent media and consumer concerns regarding packaging and the environment.

Key items on the agenda will be government direction and drivers, and evolving retailer...

A decade after publishing Green 101 in Labels & Labeling issue 2, 2007, Danielle Jerschefske summarized some of the latest developments* in the industry’s Going Green momentum

The label and package printing industry is fully aware of what it means to be more sustainable in manufacturing products for end users and consumers – reducing, reusing and recycling wherever possible while communicating such actions to the value chain. An environmental management system (EMS)...

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