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Americas: Ball reports green wins

In line with the level of decarbonization required to keep the average global temperature increase below 2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial temperatures, Ball...

Asia Pacific: Chinaplas on smart manufacturing, lightweight trends

Reducing resource consumption and packaging-waste at the source is not exactly a new idea, and lightweighting has been gathering momentum in recent years, according...

Asia Pacific: China boost demand for virgin plastics material, analyst

Global demand for polyethylene (PE), the world’s most used plastic, has nearly doubled since 1999, according to information provider IHS Markit. It states global demand...

Europe: Packaging needs to ‘speak’, said DLG

Consumer desire is a fundamental driver for change in the food sector as this has a direct influence on production processes and subsequent packaging,...

Europe: Coveris offers green, plastic-free sandwich skillet

Coveris unveils a plastic-free sandwich skillet that is more easily recycled within the UK infrastructure. The skillet uses sustainably sourced materials including a plastic-free, transparent...

Europe: Spectra to include 10% PCR material into products

By end of 2018, Spectra will add a minimum of 10% post-consumer recycled (PCR) material to all future high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polyethylene terephthalate...

Asia Pacific: Chinaplas 2018 shows progress in packaging

Chinaplas 2018 will open in Shanghai, China from April 24 to 27, 2018. Show organizer Adsale Exhibition Services gives an overview on some of the...

Africa: Dealing with the environmental impact of packaging

Africa has one of the most diverse food and cuisine markets on the planet, with the industry projected by the World Bank to reach...

Europe: VVT receives award for cellulose packaging

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation awarded VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland for a packaging solution made of cellulose in Davos, Switzerland in January 2018....

Europe: Experiment proves HDPE can be recycled at least 10 times

ESE World has carried out the first practical experiment to demonstrate that HDPE can be recycled at least 10 times and further processed under...
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