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Asia Pacific: Japan’s Toyochem releases high bio-based adhesive

Toyochem has developed a new pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) with a high bio-based content for use in packaging, labels and tapes. The bio-based content for...

Europe: Nestlé pumps effort into sustainable packaging moves

Nestlé is intensifying its actions to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025 and to reduce its use of virgin plastics...

Driving energy-efficient refrigeration

For companies in the food manufacturing sector, refrigeration can account for up to 70 percent of their total electricity bill. Yet, it remains one of...

Americas: Dupont site reduced anhydrous ammonia handling by 90%

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences New Century Plant in Kansas, US, has been working over the past four years to reduce its footprint of anhydrous...

Europe: Consumers are concerned about environment and health, report

With two thirds of consumers now believing that we are reaching an environmental tipping point, consumers overwhelmingly see themselves as being directly responsible for...

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: 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: 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...