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Americas: PepsiCo joins New Plastics Economy initiative

PepsiCo has joined the New Plastics Economy initiative as a core partner. Led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the New Plastics Economy is bringing together...

Asia Pacific: Tomra buys bottle crusher company

Tomra Collection Solutions has acquired 60% of the shares in BottleCycler, an Australian-based company manufacturing machines that crush glass bottles for restaurants and bars....

Europe: Body approves Synvina’s PEF in circular economy

The European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP) has given interim approval for the recyclability of polyethylenefuranoate (PEF), produced by Synvina C.V., Amsterdam, in the European...

Americas: Crown Holdings opens greenfield beverage can factory

Crown Holdings Inc. opens its beverage can manufacturing plant in Nichols, New York. This marks the industry’s first greenfield facility in the US in more...

Americas: PepsiCo sets goals to be green

PepsiCo aims to reduce absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its value chain by at least 20% by 2030. This goal has reportedly been verified...

Asia Pacific: Tetra Pak now uses more renewable electricity

Tetra Pak says it uses renewable electricity for more than a third of its total annual consumption worldwide. This is up from 22% in 2015. This...

Americas: Reusable packaging awards open for applications

The 6th annual Reusable Packaging Association Excellence in Reusable Packaging award is open for applications. The award recognizes primary (end) user companies and organizations that...

Europe: Masuer technology for circular economy

Mauser Group presented its new skINliner barrier technology during a recent customer event in Heidelberg, Germany. The technology combines the advanced barrier performance of multilayer...

Europe: Gualapack releases green snack pouch for children

Erdbär Freche Freunde has launches an eco-friendly, premade multi-layer laminated snack pouch with spout and cap for children in Germany. The pouch is mainly made...

Asia Pacific: Chinaplas 2017 exhibitors display lightweight, green solutions

Lightweight plastic packaging requires less resin in the extrusion molding process, which is not only environmentally friendly, but also able to effectively reduce the...
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