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Europe: Cartons found as good as glass bottles, study

An environmental lifecycle assessment (LCA) has confirmed that single-use beverage cartons compare favorably with reusable glass bottles – and outperform single-use PET bottles –...

Europe: Nestle company launches bottles made of recycled plastic

Valvert launches its new bottle made from recycled PET (rPET), the first natural mineral water brand in Belgium to do so. This innovation highlights...

Europe: Tetra Pak, ABB showcase energy assessment program at show

Tetra Pak and ABB are developing an energy assessment program to help food and beverage producers lower their environmental impact and cut costs. These solutions...

Americas: Sealed Air joins Alliance to End Plastic Waste

Sealed Air Corporation has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a new global organization comprised nearly 30 companies to date making a five-year...

Europe: Smurfit Kappa mill lowered CO2 footprint by 3% in 2018

Smurfit Kappa Roermond Paper Mill’s integrated steam system has reduced its carbon dioxide (CO2) footprint by a further 3% in 2018. The steam project is...

Europe: Paperboard packaging found to be more green than plastic, study

Study shows using paperboard instead of plastic can reduce a packaging’s climate impact by 99%. For people who influence the choice of packaging material, this...

Europe: Institutions to curb the use of single-use plastic products

The European institutions have reached an agreement on a directive to curb the use of a number of single-use plastic products in the EU,...

Asia Pacific: Smart labels indicate freshness of food, says Advanta

You have just received a notification on your smart phone, informing you that the bottle of wine you have bought in the afternoon is...

Americas: UPM Raflatac label waste program expands

UPM Raflatac's RafCycle recycling solution has expanded to the US and Canada, giving new life to self-adhesive label waste that would otherwise be landfilled....

Americas: A tray that both cooks and serve a barbecue rib meal, Advanta

Traditional packaging of barbecue ribs for retailers and consumer preferences for a fuss-free cooking and cleaning have resulted to a packaging that cooks in...