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Europe: Consortium gets €7.7M on packaging research

The European Union (EU) has awarded the international NanoPack consortium €7.7 million (US$8.82 million) to develop and demonstrate a solution for extending food shelf...

Europe: RPC bpi joins New Plastics Economy

RPC bpi recycled products has joined the New Plastics Economy, a three-year initiative involving organizations across the plastics supply chain, aimed at developing a...

Asia Pacific: Chinaplas 2017 shows green solutions for packagers

Packaging exhibition Chinaplas 2017 will, amongst the industries, share on environmentally-friendly packaging and sustainable development. Show organizer Adsale Exhibition Services says the packaging industry tends...

Europe: Unilever commits to 100% recycling plastic packaging by 2025

Unilever says it will ensure that all of its plastic packaging is fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025 as it called on the...

Americas: Environment inspires carton contest winner

Evergreen Packaging, a maker of beverage paperboard carton, has announced the winners of its seventh Made By Milk Carton Construction Contest. US-based Paulsboro High...

Americas: US retailer uses Uflex’s packaging solution for chips

US-based Whole Foods Market has repackaged its tortilla chips with India’s Uflex to prevent product spoilage, wastage whilst maintaining a green look. Whole Foods Market...

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: DSM’s film receives Frost & Sullivan award

DSM receives the 2016 European Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Leadership for its proprietary, high-efficiency barrier film product Akulon XS. The product is used...

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: Tetra Pak’s carton win highest class certification

Tetra Pak's new version of Tetra Brik Aseptic 1000 Edge with Bio-based LightCap 30 is reportedly the first aseptic carton package in the world to...

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