Climate change. Can we make a difference?

Hardly a day goes by without the media carrying some news or feature article about extreme weather conditions. Hurricanes, storms, floods, drought, heat, cold  ̶  often claimed to be the worst, highest, lowest, driest, wettest, etc, ever known  ̶  and all placed at the door of climate change and...

Market specialists join for sustainability project

The I-Label project for the realization of sustainable labels for smart packaging ranked third in the general list of the tender “Hub Ricerca e Innovazione” (Research & Innovation Hub). It combines innovation and sustainability with cost efficiency, and it is powered by Ritrama, OMET, IIT –...

Sappi teams up Constantia Flexibles to drive innovation in sustainable packaging

‘Sappi has been working with leading consumer brand owners to develop and supply renewable paper-based packaging technologies understanding and supporting the goals of making their packaging recyclable without compromising on food protection and shelf life. One example of this is the new Sappi...

Outlook Group recieves environmental award

The award recognizes TLMI members that have consistently demonstrated a commitment to progressive environmental practices across a range of areas including solid waste reduction, recycling, waste or energy recovery, the implementation of new ‘clean’ technology and/or processes and the...

HP announces its commitment to water-based ink

The company’s commitment complements ongoing HP investments in other printing technologies and markets aimed at creating sustainable digital print technologies. Traditional textile coloration can be problematic from a water emissions perspective as according to the World Resources Institute it...

Premium alcohol producers turn to sustainabilty

GlobalData’s 2019 Q3 consumer survey found that 71 percent of global consumers consider it ‘quite’ or ‘extremely’ important for product packaging to be made from sustainable or renewable sources, while only 25 percent considered it important for packaging to have a luxury appearance.  

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Innovia develops recyclable and sustainable packs

The joint project to establish a new sustainable packaging standard began soon after the launch of Innovia’s Propafilm Strata high barrier film which achieved the ‘Made for Recycling’ logo from Interseroh, an Independent German recycling and consulting company.

‘This certification proves...

L-R: Robyn Buma, vice president of Global Procurement at Avery Dennison; Silvia Schmid, program manager of Sustainable Procurement and Responsible Supply Chains at EcoVadis

EcoVadis and Avery Dennison received the Innovations in Sustainability award for Avery Dennison’s Sustainable Procurement Program, which assesses, monitors, and encourages the improvement of the social and environmental practices of Avery Dennison supplier partners worldwide.

‘Avery...

Lecta publishes its new environmental report

In keeping with its commitment to sustainability, Lecta operates according to high environmental standards, guaranteeing innovative, safe and responsible products, the result of environment-friendly, responsible manufacturing processes.

‘Lecta continues to undergo a profound...

Siegwerk, APK partner on plastic recyclability

Plastic waste is one of the major issues of our time. Almost 80 million tons of plastic waste accumulate worldwide, and currently only about 10 percent of the resources used in the production of plastics are recovered through recycling. The remaining 90 percent are incinerated, dumped or enter...

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