News: Recycling

16. May 2019 | Recycling

This cup offers (almost) unlimited pleasure

Cupforma Natura Solo With Cupforma Natura Solo, Stora Enso introduces a renewable paperboard for paper cups. According to the manufacturer, this material is suitable for hot and cold drinking cups, as well as for ice cream packaging. It is produced without a more

14. May 2019 | Recycling

Recyclable flexible packaging with a high barrier

AmLite Ultra Recyclable Amcor has launched AmLite Ultra Recyclable. It is said to be the company's first packaging product made from its sustainable high-barrier polyolefin film. According to the manufacturer, this laminate can more

08. May 2019 | Recycling

Video series about plastic packaging started

RPC Video On its website, RPC Group has put together a series of short videos that aim to give a response to some of the frequently asked questions on plastic packaging. With this series, the packaging more

30. April 2019 | Recycling

Nestlé and Veolia join forces for recycling

The Swiss-based food group Nestlé and the French resource management company Veolia will start a collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with a particular emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. Projects more

30. April 2019 | Recycling

All it takes is ideas

Seed Phytonutrients When designing packaging, many different aspects must be taken into account. The carbon footprint is one of those factors on which packaging has a big impact. Need examples? Based on a more

29. April 2019 | Recycling

Another supplier to offer grass paper labels

Grass paper labels Another service provider has added grass paper as a sustainable material to its portfolio. AstroNova from Dietzenbach, Germany - European headquarters of AstroNova, USA - now offers grass paper labels in its Product Identification division. It is said to more

27. April 2019 | Economy

A new food packaging provider

Topac, which is part of the Bertelsmann Printing Group, is a manufacturer of print products and cardboard packaging, and is now also more

24. April 2019 | Recycling

Kaufland will rely on reusable crates in Europe

Reusable crates When it comes to fruit and vegetables, German retail group Kaufland will be using reusable crates instead of disposable boxes all over Europe. The company has been selling fruit and vegetables in its more

24. April 2019 | Recycling

Two winners of Luxe Pack in green awards

Bio+ Vagheggi During Luxe Pack Shanghai this April, two winners of the Luxe Pack in green awards have been awarded. Favini and Nationalpak reportedly convinced the jury with their submissions with regard to more

17. April 2019 | Recycling

Molecular scissors for plastic waste

MHET-Moleküle aus PET-Kunststoff docken an einer aktiven Stelle im Inneren der MHETase an und werden dort aufgespalten According to a publication in the Open Access journal Nature Communications, a team from the University of Greifswald and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, both Germany, has now deciphered the structure of an important enzyme (MHETase) more

17. April 2019 | Recycling

Upcycling thanks to labels

Herma: Zwei Expertenforen des Deutschen Verpackungsinstituts (dvi) informierten sich darüber, wie Etiketten die Umweltbilanz von Verpackungen optimieren können Labels can have a positive effect on the carbon footprint of packaging. How this can work in the case of re- or upcycling of plastics is demonstrated by the adhesive technology manufacturer more

15. April 2019 | Events

Thermoformed paper and cardboard packaging

PaperBoard At Iffa, Multivac will be presenting new concepts ranging from the processing of mono films and extend right up to paper fibre-based materials. The range includes solutions made of paper and cardboard composites from rolls as well more

11. April 2019 | Packaging materials & packs | Innovation

First pressed board tray concept for chilled foods

Pressed board trays AR Packaging, by its own account, is first on the market to present a gas tight pressed board tray packaging for chilled foods as a replacement of plastic trays. This solution is said more

11. April 2019 | Recycling

New Corrugated Industry CO2 footprint

The European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers (FEFCO) announced the new cradle-to-grave carbon impact of corrugated packaging at 538kg CO2 equivalents per tonne of product. The carbon footprint covers more

10. April 2019 | Recycling

Blueloop drives for circularity

Coffee pack Food and drink packaging company Huhtamaki launched Blueloop, a new range of recyclable flexible packaging made of mono-material PP, PE and paper. According to the manufacturer, these solutions involve innovative polyolefin structures to pack coffee, snacks, more

03. April 2019 | Recycling

Sitma: all on paper

Paper Wrap Italian machinery manufacturer Sitma has invested in finding a packaging alternative to traditional thermoplastic materials, and has been developing a solution that can reconcile sustainability, production costs and mechanical performance more

01. April 2019 | Recycling

Yes to beverage cans made from steel

#lovesteel The World Steel Association (worldsteel) aims to draw the attention of consumers, packaging and beverage manufacturers to steel as a packaging material for beverage cans. Thus, the association launched the global #lovesteel campaign more

01. April 2019 | Recycling

Collection and sorting is the way forward

Since 1993, the entire PET (PolyEthylene Terephthalate) value chain has been ready to industrially recycle PET, to an extent that the PET recycling companies have always been in overcapacity in the EU. Ambitious recycling targets have more

29. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

Production capacity boost until 2020

Die Produktionskapazität für die Millad NX 8000 Clarifier wurde wegen wachsender Nachfrage um 50 % erhöht  In April, Milliken & Company in Blacksburg Company will begin building the said to be largest clarifier plant in Blacksburg, South Carolina. The new plant is more

27. March 2019 | Recycling

Recyclability acknowledged

FreshSafe PET North America’s Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has officially acknowledged the recyclability of KHS’ FreshSafe PET technology according to its Critical Guidance criteria. Using more

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