Uflex chairman and MD Ashok Chaturvedi
The company’s commitment to tackle the problem of plastic waste, its expertise to derive solutions and technologies that help recover and recycle post-consumer plastic waste and help plastic find a purpose beyond its original use, has earned it a membership berth with the Alliance. Through...
DS Smith has invested EUR 7.5 million in expanding the anaerobic treatment facility at its Rouen paper mill in northern France.

The investment enables the site to generate green energy from 100 percent of its wastewater and improve the quality of discharged water - building the circular economy and taking another step towards the company’s carbon goals.

The process uses micro-organisms, working in the absence of...

Mondi has collaborated with a Nordic food manufacturer HKScan to provide renewable packaging for its Falukorv sausage by switching from an unrecyclable plastic multi-layer material to a paper-based alternative

Sustainable packaging is a high priority for HKScan, which sells over eight million Scan Falukorv sausages every year in Sweden alone. The company has pledged to achieve a net-zero carbon emissions target by 2025 and aims to achieve a carbon-neutral food chain by the end of 2040.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö has been awarded EcoVadis gold rating for the company’s sustainability management and performance for a fifth consecutive year

The new title places Ahlstrom-Munksjö in the top 2 percent of suppliers assessed in the pulp, paper, and paperboard manufacturing industry. Compared with the results from the previous year, progress was made in ethics.

EcoVadis is a globally recognized business sustainability rating...

Mondi has been recognized at the Austrian Green Packaging Star Awards for its EcoVantage, WalletPack recyclable and functional barrier paper.

The annual Green Packaging Star Awards recognize environmentally friendly packaging and recycling technologies, as well as packaging-related improvements in operational processes in production, logistics, and distribution. The award is presented by Kompack magazine and the Austrian Research...

AIM, the European Brands Association, and the Alliance to End Plastic Waste have partnered with the City of Copenhagen to conduct the semi-industrial test phase to drive the next stage of development for intelligent waste sorting under the Digital Watermarks Initiative HolyGrail 2.0

Developers move one step closer to precision identification and sorting of plastic packaging waste through digital watermarks, with the potential to revolutionize the sorting and recycling process.

Over the next four months, a prototype sorting detection unit will be installed at the...

Holmen Iggesund has launched a paperboard coated with Bio E, a barrier coating technology made from 75 percent renewable raw materials

Paperboard packaging has come as a welcome change for many food and beverage brands eager to reduce their use of plastic and improve their carbon footprint. And while this has been an enormous improvement in sustainability, the barrier coatings laminated on paperboard to protect food continue to...

Avery Dennison has received RecyClass endorsement, claimed to be the market first certification for film compliant with HDPE recycling guidelines

RecyClass guidelines state that for packaging to be fully recyclable, the polyethylene (PE), machine direction oriented (MDO) or polypropylene (PP) label must be removable through the cold wash process, which uses water heated to 40 degrees Celsius. 

This is the most common method of...

Multi-Color Corporation has been awarded the EcoVadis silver rating for its sustainability efforts

EcoVadis is one of the world’s most comprehensive sustainability assessment tools, evaluating companies on social, ethical, and environmental impacts. The used methodology is based on international sustainability standards (such as UNGC, ISO, GRI, etc.) and grades the efforts across four main...

Antalis has launched the new and improved version of the self-adhesive graphic range from UPM Raflatac, RAFNXT+, on the UK market

The RAFNXT+ line of high-quality, self-adhesive sheets is the world’s first label material to be verified by The Carbon Trust, accomplished due to the product design's smarter use and choice of natural resources and the use of less raw materials, energy, and water. It helps to mitigate climate...

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