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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...

Europe: Italian companies to form network for one-stop shop

At Gulfood Manufacturing (November 6-8, 2018, Dubai), a network of companies called Processing and Packaging – the High-Tech Italian way participated in the show...

Europe: share sells bottled water in recycled PET

Berlin startup share is the first beverage producer in Germany to sell its water in PET bottles made of 100% recyclate. KHS Group's Bottles...

Asia Pacific: Chinaplas to highlight circular economy in 2019

After focusing on Internet 4.0 for the past three years, Chinaplas is seeing the rise of circular economy in the industry. "We’ve been aware of...

Europe: Coveris reduces meat packaging by 50% for retailer

Coveris delivers a fully-circular skinboard tray for UK Plastics Pact's fresh protein products. Replacing hard-to-recycle black plastic trays with a printed Forest Stewardship Council or...
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