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Europe: Plants as nanocellulose resource

Imagine a completely natural, abundant and easily renewable material that could feasibly be used to make lightweight car and aeroplane parts, strengthen building materials,...

Europe: drinktec 2017 highlights PET materials, applications

The task of beverage manufacturers to make polyethylene terephthalate (PET) greener and more environmentally compatible is reflected on all levels: in the choice of...

Europe: Bioplastic market to grow despite low oil price, report

The global bioplastics industry is slated to "grow by 50% over the coming years despite the low oil price”, according to the chairman of...

Americas: PepsiCo, TNC embark on water project

PepsiCo Latin America and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Latin America announced 'Water for the Planet', a collaboration that will work to replenish five different watersheds...

Americas: Orbis Corp releases dolly-pallet unit for bakeries, retail

Orbis Corporation will display the Pally at the 2016 International Baking Industry Exposition or IBIE in Las Vegas, US, from October 8 to 11. Part...

Americas: Consumers prefer to use green packaging, finds report

As Americans take notice of increasingly strained global food resources, new research from Mintel reveals that four in five (80%) US food shoppers agree...

Europe: pacproject, EcoTensil launch carton spoons in region

pacproject, the Hamburg-based agency for packaging design, consultancy and strategy, has now concluded a contract with the Californian packaging manufacturer EcoTensil on launching its...

Europe: Tetra Pak commits to 100% renewable electricity by 2030

Tetra Pak has joined RE100, committing to increase its use of renewable electricity from 20% today to 100% across all global operations by 2030....

Americas: Silk keeps fruit fresh without refrigeration

Tufts University biomedical engineers have demonstrated that fruits can stay fresh for more than a week without refrigeration if they are coated in an...

Europe: Straw may help create everyday products, says researcher

Glucose from straw may play a big role in the future production of many everyday products. An award winning PhD project from DTU Chemical...

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