News: Recycling

13. March 2019 | Recycling

One more fibre-based straw

Dolea Straw To help companies offer plastic-free solutions, Dolea has launched a fiber-based straw that reportedly contains no plastic and is recyclable with paper waste. According to the Finnish more

12. March 2019 | Recycling

Kaufland is getting rid of the lid

Ab sofort werden Kaffeebecher der Eigenmarke K-to-go ohne Kunststoffdeckel verkauft As part of its plastics strategy REset Plastic, the German Kaufland retail chain is now selling its K-to-go coffee mugs without plastic lids. Instead, the company has integrated a more

08. March 2019 | Marketing

Healthy snack in metal

Smoothies in a metal bowl Scandinavian smoothie brand Froosh has chosen metal packaging to house its growing family of fruit smoothies. Responding to consumers’ demand for fresh, nutritious snack items readily more

08. March 2019 | Recycling

Red Herring honors German start-up

Uwe D'Agnone, geschäftsführender Gesellschafter der Creapaper GmbH, mit dem Red Herring Top 100 Europe Award More and more alternative packaging solutions are being awarded. The US business magazine Red Herring recently presented the German start-up Creapaper with more

06. March 2019 | Recycling

Stable glass packaging recycling rate

Glasrecycling in Europa auf stabil hohem Niveau  Latest industry data on glass recycling confirms that over 12 million tons of glass bottles and jars are collected and recycled in Europe, with an more

05. March 2019 | Recycling

Recycling to counter a weak economy

Kautex Maschinenbau, a German manufacturer of plastics processing machinery, wants to counter the current slowdown in sales by investing into sustainable solutions. For this purpose, it plans more

01. March 2019 | Packaging materials & packs

10 things you should know about design for recycling!

2019: A turning point for the world of packaging The new Packaging Act that took effect in Germany on 1/1/2019 affects all those who put packaged goods into circulation for private end consumers in Germany more

28. February 2019 | Recycling

Food retailers inform about correct recycling

Aldi: Ab sofort selbsterklärende Hinweise zur richtigen Wertstofftrennung auf allen Eigenmarken  The new German packaging law (VerpackG) has been in force for some time now. Now two food retail chains are providing consumer information to more

27. February 2019 | Recycling

Shampoo brand now with sustainable packaging

Kao vereinbare mit dem Guhl-Verpackungskonzept die Nachhaltigkeit und Premiumpositionierung von Marken The Japanese consumer goods manufacturer Kao is now relying on sustainable packaging with the relaunch of its traditional Guhl brand. Since more

27. February 2019 | Recycling

Paper cup with plastic-free barrier

Plastic free paper cup from Kotkamills: Less plastic. Better future. One cup at a time. Half a trillion disposable cups are manufactured globally each year. The vast majority of these cups contain polyethylene plastic making recycling difficult and composting virtually impossible. Kotkamills is tackling more

26. February 2019 | Recycling

Jokey joins RAL Quality Association

Als Mitglied ist Jokey künftig berechtigt, das RAL-Gütezeichen %-Recycling-Kunststoff zu verwenden The Jokey Group, manufacturer of plastic packaging, is member of the RAL-Gütegemeinschaft Rezyklate (Quality Association for Recycled Materials from Household Collections) since more

22. February 2019 | Recycling

Further elimination of single-use plastic

The eco-friendly Balloon Grip from Van Genechten The belgian Van Genechten Packaging, specialized in custom folding carton packaging, developed a smarter alternative for single-use plastic balloon grips for more

14. February 2019 | Recycling

Paper straws for cold drinks

Papierhalme Huhtamaki now offers customers the opportunity to switch to paper straws for consuming cold drinks. According to the company, the new paper straws are made of fiber coming from sustainably more

07. February 2019 | Recycling

Recycled PET liners now available across Europe

rPET liner With the recent launch of a portfolio using recycled PET (rPET) liners by US-based Avery Dennison, four labelling constructions are now available across Europe. Georg Müller-Hof, more

30. January 2019 | Recycling

Storopack launches new type of grass paper

Paperplus Grass, der neue Graspapiertyp von Storopack, der zur Hälfte aus Gras besteht und der bei der Produktion im Vergleich zu herkömmlichen Sorten Wasser und Energie spart Sustainable packaging is the product to offer these days. Manufacturers of transport and protective packaging also have to deal with this issue. For this reason, the more

30. January 2019 | Recycling

Flip-top closure garners award

Flip-top closure At the All4pack trade fair in Paris, Heinz-Plastics Böhm and Werner & Mertz were recognized with the PackTheFuture award in the largest category, "Ecodesign". The German companies received more

30. January 2019 | Recycling

New zero-waste shopping platform Loop

Neue Einkaufsplattform Loop startet im Frühjahr 2019 in Paris und New York A new era is dawning, an age in which sustainability and e-commerce will be turned into a single innovative solution. During spring of 2019, TerraCycle, a company for recycling complex packaging based in the USA, will team up with more

29. January 2019 | Recycling

Mixed plastic waste for packaging polymers

Saudi-Arabian chemical group Sabic together with its customers Unilever, Vinventions and Walki Group launched certified circular polymers. These are to be manufactured by the group and more

24. January 2019 | Recycling

Design Challenge: Packaging for better recycling

Smurfit Kappa has launched a new competition "Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge" to reduce the amount of non-recyclable waste. According to figures, packaging accounts for almost 40% of the demand for plastic in Europe more

22. January 2019 | N+G/Food

New packaging concept for Yolo

The new Yolo-cups for Tnuva Renewable materials are making a strong entry into dairy packaging. One company that is heavily expanding in that business is Haifa-based Copy Center, which now delivers more

to top print RSS-Feed