News: Recycling

13. September 2019 | Events

Carton and food – a sustainable choice

VGP: Challenge 'Sustainability' accepted At FachPack, Van Genechten Packaging will be showcasing how folding carton can make brands stand out. According to the group, its solutions meet consumers' demand for packages with a more

04. September 2019 | Recycling

Environmentally aware behavior changing among the young

Not even one in five (19%) Germans currently believe that they live in a world that treats nature well – all age groups are similarly pessimistic with regard to this issue. This was the more

04. September 2019 | Recycling

Better with Less: packaging competition open for entries

Winner design 2018 The Better with Less – Design Challenge, organized by Metsä Board, is now in its second year. Its aim is to inspire designers to create more environmentally-friendly packaging more

04. September 2019 | Recycling

Recyclability: First minimum standard published

ore recycling for flexibles by Ceflex project The German Packaging Register (Zentrale Stelle Verpackungsregister; ZSVR) has published the first minimum standard for assessing packaging designed for recycling. This more

03. September 2019 | Marketing

Fountain with a total eco-design

Mugler Fontaine by Diam Mugler and Diam group are launching the fragrance Fountain with a total eco-design concept. In 1992, the first design of this fragrances was realized by the provider of retail and more

28. August 2019 | Recycling

Reusables system for Germany's largest soccer stadium

Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund will immediately start using returnable cups at its home matches at the Signal-Iduna-Park. This change was preceded by a joint petition from soccer fan more

28. August 2019 | Recycling

Recycling news for India

EcoLam At its location in Ahmedabad, India, Constantia Flexibles is building a plant entirely dedicated to recyclable flexible packaging. According to the group, this will be the first plant more

22. August 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

100 percent recyclable

Neubronner offers customers in the packaging industry vegan and 100 percent recyclable wet adhesive tape. This innovative adhesive tape is reinforced on its surface with fibers made of a renewable viscose fiber (cellulose). The viscose fiber replaces more

21. August 2019 | Marketing

Voting now open! The public decides the best young designer of 2019

The Pro Carton Young Designers Award is one of Europe’s leading annual young talent competitions for more

21. August 2019 | Recycling

A bicycle made from recycled capsules

Re:Cycle Nespresso has partnered with Swedish bike brand Vélosophy to produce a bicycle made from recycled aluminium coffee capsules. The limited edition of „Re:Cycle“ reportedly is more

21. August 2019 | Recycling

These fruits don't need plastics anymore

UT Tray Black Norwegian farm Austein Gård present their strawberries in a new cartonboard packaging made out of UT Tray Black. According to the company, this completely replaces the formerly used plastic more

21. August 2019 | Events

CO2-neutral recycling of PE foam

LDPE (low-density polyethylene) is the substance used for manufacturing polyethylene foam. In the packaging industry, it is used for, among others, more

14. August 2019 | Recycling

Disposal situation in Germany is called “very critical”

Eric Rehbock, the general manager of the German Federal Association for Secondary Raw Materials and Waste Management (Bundesverband Sekundärrohstoffe und Entsorgung; bvse), called the current disposal situation more

14. August 2019 | Recycling

Recycling black plastic products

NIR masterbatch The problem when it comes up to recycling still is the fact that some black and coloured plastic items do not get recognized by sorting machines. The reason is that sorting machines usually more

14. August 2019 | Recycling

Trendy water beverages in carton bottles

Water beverages in carton bottles B-Better, a water start-up brand from Unilever’s Future Platform, is launching a range of water beverages in SIG’s combidome carton bottle. This bottle, the company says, is more

31. July 2019 | Recycling

New compostable double wall cup

New compostable double wall cup Packaging manufacturer Huhtamaki has added a new compostable double walled hot cup to its Bioware compostable range. According to the company, this cup utilizes sustainable more

24. July 2019 | Economy

A new global player in the polymer trade

Meraxis board At the beginning of July, the global plastics market gained a new distributor, the Meraxis Group. It is the result of a merger between two globally active Swiss companies, MB Barter & Trading and Rehau. They aim to more

17. July 2019 | Recycling

Germans like sustainability when shopping online

According to a YouGov survey commissioned by Trusted Shops, 60 percent of Germans appreciate ecological and social sustainability aspects when shopping on the WWW. One out of five responded that they would be willing to pay more for this. And more

16. July 2019 | Recycling

Milk packaging 100 % recyclable by 2025

The New Zealand based dairy company Fonterra is committed to making all its packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025. The cooperative also aims to stop more

10. July 2019 | Recycling

FEFPEB welcomes changes in EU's recycling targets

The European Federation of Wooden Pallet and Packaging Manufacturers (FEFPEB) has welcomed changes to the European Union’s Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive that affect how more

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