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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: Crown releases metal lids for PET containers

Crown Holdings releases new metal closures that are compatible with polyethylene terephthalate (PET) containers. The new package combination offers considerable weight, efficiency and breakage...

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: 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...

Asia Pacific: Liner bags found to reduce food waste during shipping

A European retail chain conducted a trial with Indian company Uflex's Flexfresh liner bags by shipping blueberries from South America to Europe. After a...

Americas: UPS, Sealed Air partner in e-commerce space

UPS and Sealed Air Corporation will together help retailers, e-tailers, and businesses around the world maximize the efficiency of their packaging operations, minimize packaging...

Americas: Single-serve beverages drive pouches demand, report

Technavio’s market research analysts predict the global market for high-barrier pouches to grow at a compound average growth rate of almost 7% between 2016...

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...

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