C-P Flexible Packaging has launched BPI (Biodegradable Products Institute) certified compostable coffee pod lidding film
According to C-P, this patent-pending compostable lidding is the first and only BPI-certified lidding that works with new multi-prong technology found in the leading brand of single-serve brewing machines. C-P’s proprietary compostable lidding allows several prongs to puncture the coffee pod...
CEFLEX has agreed a position on the essentials for collecting flexible packaging waste in a circular economy

This position statement is part of an ongoing alignment on critical issues undertaken by the CELFEX. The process combines detailed research, consultation, and debate to reach a common position. 

From September 2020 to February 2021, more than 300 stakeholders participated in two dedicated...

Tipa has expanded into North America with expert hires and a focus on developing US-based capabilities

Michael Waas joins Tipa as vice president for North America and brings 13 years of experience from TerraCycle, where he played an integral role in expanding recycling...

Finat has launched a new competition to promote environmental sustainability in the label industry

Sustainability is key to the packaging industry, and with the launch of the award, the association will highlight its members' efforts to focus on the sustainability’s three Rs: reduce, reuse and recycle.

‘There’s an enormous opportunity across the label industry to reduce waste, reuse...

Copernus chooses linerless labels to increase sustainability

The labels are supplied to Copernus by ProPrint Group, which is one of only three printers in the UK approved to print linerless labels in collaboration with Ravenwood Packaging.

Linerless, which is used on a number of Copernus products, offers an eco-friendly replacement for traditional...

Glenroy has partnered with Walex Products Company to develop a recyclable stand-up pouch for the residential septic tank treatment market

As part of the Glenroy Sustainable Packaging portfolio, this eco-friendly pouch qualifies for the How2Recycle store drop-off label program. Consumers that purchase the Bio-Active Septic Tank Treatment pods in the recyclable pouch can simply return the clean, empty pouch to any retail store with...

Siegwerk has joined 4evergreen and CosPaTox, two initiatives promoting sustainability

The first initiative, 4evergreen, is a cross-industry alliance with members representing the entire packaging value chain, aiming to optimize packaging circularity and climate performance. It endeavors to raise the overall recycling rate of fiber-based packaging to 90 percent by 2030 through the...

SML Group has released the 2021 Annual Sustainability Report benchmarking its progress

The SML 2021 Annual Sustainability Report details the company’s five-year sustainability goals and summarizes key environmental and social impact milestones achieved since 2018. In 2020, SML reduced its overall energy consumption by 30 percent and CO2 greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent,...

Avery Dennison has pledged to be net-zero on greenhouse gas emissions by 2050

As part of the new targets, the Label and Graphic Materials (LGM) business commits to 100 percent of its core film and paper product categories globally containing recycled or renewable content. And all of its regions will also have labels that enable the circularity of plastics. This will help...

CCL developed EcoFloat to meet the new market demands and to help brand owners reach their sustainability and recycling targets to which they have committed themselves. This hybrid polyolefin film facilitates easy separation of labels from PET bottles and other types of plastic containers in the...

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