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Europe: Marback, RPC company release closure system

German tool producer Marbach and RPC Bebo have developed a thermoformed screw closure system. Called Turner, the system comprises a cup, lid and lidding...

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...

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....

Americas: Pregishas opens US$1M testing lab

Pregishas invested US$1 million in a new 1,000 square foot testing lab for its Grand Rapids, Michigan, blown film manufacturing facility in the US. Lab...

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...

Europe: Beef efforts to tackle ocean plastic waste, urges Unilever

Unilever has called for the consumer goods industry to step-up its efforts to tackle the mounting challenge of ocean plastic waste and create a...

Europe: Forest products company set ambitious green targets

Stora Enso has set ambitious science-based greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets to address significant emissions along the company's value chain. The targets have...

Europe: Cargill to grow portfolio at German site

Cargill will grow and diversify its product portfolio at its starches and sweeteners plant in Krefeld, Germany, with products such as vegetable wheat protein,...