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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...

Americas: Researcher discovers soy-based adhesive with strong bonds

A new soy-based adhesive created in Jonathan Wilker’s lab at Purdue University could solve such problems pertaining to having cake pieces stick together in...

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,...

Europe: Smurfit Kappa buys France’s Papcart

Smurfit Kappa Group has bought Papcart, a specialist in offset printing and conversion of cardboard and corrugated board consumer packaging. This enables Smurfit Kappa to...

Americas: A tray that both cooks and serve a barbecue rib...

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: 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...

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...

Europe: Austrian coffee roaster uses green coffee capsules

Active packaging manufacturer Alpla and materials manufacturer Golden Compound have launched a biodegradable coffee capsule that can be disposed of in a home compost. The...