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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...

Europe: Tetra Pak delivers 200B FSC packages

Tetra Pak will have delivered 200 billion packages labeled with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) logo by the end of April 2016. Since 2007, the...

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