News: Recycling

18. January 2019 | Recycling

Consortium support tops one hundred companies

Das Ceflex-Konsortium besteht mittlerweile aus 100 Mitgliedern A circular economy for flexible packaging gains increasing traction as more companies sign up to the Ceflex consortium. Companies, associations and organisations collaborating to more

18. January 2019 | Recycling

EuPC publishes results of its 2nd survey

From January till September 2018, the European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) conducted its 2nd European survey on the use of recycled plastics materials (rPM) in Europe’s plastics converting industry. 376 companies from more

17. January 2019 | Recycling

Waste Container Made of Recycled Material

A medical waste container made of 100% recycled plastics generated from post-consumer packaging waste Sustainability and a wider focus on recycling are topics for nearly all industries. Due to that the Dutch manufacturer of solutions and services across the packaging lifecycle, more

16. January 2019 | Events

Luxe Pack comes with an Edition Speciale

Verescence This June, there will be an 'Edition Speciale' by Luxe Pack taking place in Paris. The organizers now have revealed the guiding theme for this premiere. A panel of 50 international more

15. January 2019 | Events

A bunch of innovations to be seen at ADF&PCD Paris

City Packs Over 30 companies announced to launch products new to the market at this year’s ADF&PCD in Paris. Many of these innovators will be sharing their new products, services and solutions at their more

10. January 2019 | Recycling

Survey on European PET Recycle Industry

Out of 3.308.300 tonnes of PET bottles placed in the European market in 2017, 58.2% were collected. This conclusion more

09. January 2019 | Recycling | Innovation

Shampoo drops that simply dissolve

Nohbo Drops The Nohbo Drops were launched in the market this winter. While initially, they were sold only in limited numbers, more might follow. This drop-shaped shampoo packaging consists of a film more

07. January 2019 | Recycling | Innovation

The tube made of 100% recycled plastic

PCR Tube Spanish manufacturer Quadpack has launched a tube entirely made of recycled plastics. It is said to be perfect for face care, eye contour, spot treatment and cosmeceutical applications. The tube is more

27. December 2018 | Recycling

Competition "Best Recycled Plastic Product" has started

The European Association of Plastics Recycling & Recovery Organisations (EPRO) is inviting companies across Europe to enter their products for the Best Recycled Plastic Product Awards more

21. December 2018 | Recycling

New technology recovers more glass for recycling

Die Autosort Color ermögliche es, Glas zu extrahieren und werthaltig zu nutzen, das sonst nicht in den Recyclingprozess gelangen würde Although glass waste is collected separately in many countries, a significant amount of recoverable glass nevertheless remains mixed-in with more

19. December 2018 | Recycling

UK: Facing new strategy in waste recovery

According to a policy paper published by the Department for Environment & Rural Affairs in December 18, 2018, businesses and manufacturers in more

19. December 2018 | Recycling

Closed-loop programme for plastic beer kegs started

First Mile To overcome the plastic beverage kegs mostly ending up in landfill, First Mile have teamed up with KeyKeg and OneCircle to create a circular programme in the UK. Within this programme, more

18. December 2018 | Recycling

Chanel invests in Finnish start-up

Sulapac The French luxury house Chanel has decided to invest in Finnish company Sulapac. The manufacturer reportedly has developed an innovative material that is said to be biodegradable and more

17. December 2018 | Recycling

Takeaway food packaging: Flat makes sense

Koepala Aterimo A sustainable packaging solution for takeaway food has won Kemira's innovation challenge. The competition was launched by the global chemicals company serving customers in water intensive more

12. December 2018 | Events

A passionate Dresden Packaging Conference

Dresdner Verpackungstagung This was already the 28th time that the packaging industry met for the Dresden Packaging Conference of the German Packaging Institute (Deutsches Verpackungsinstitut; dvi). This year's motto more

07. December 2018 | Recycling

Tinplate: recycling results top

Tag der Verpackung bei thyssenkrupp Rasselstein 91 percent of used tinplate packaging was materially recycled in Germany in 2017. In this year's recycling results for packaging published by the gvm (Gesellschaft more

05. December 2018 | Recycling

Renewable and biodegradable straw developed

Lösungen aus Bioverbundstoffen wie Deckel, Verschlüsse und Trinkhalme aus erneuerbaren Materialien ergänzten als Zusatzprodukte das Verbraucherkartonsortiment As the EU is forcing a ban of single-use plastic products such as straws the finnish companies Stora Enso and Sulapac, a start up that produces more

30. November 2018 | Recycling

Recyclability challenges food packaging producers

Swiss machinery manufacturer Bobst sets its focus on research and development when supporting brand owners to achieve their sustainability targets. These include for more

27. November 2018 | Packaging materials & packs | Innovation

FibreForm now becomes a beer bottle

Green Fibre Bottle BillerudKorsnäs celebrates the tenth anniversary of FibreForm. It's almost exactly ten years ago, that the paper company had an exclusive agreement with an Italian manufacturer providing a stretchable paper technology more

21. November 2018 | Recycling

Constantia: Fighting plastic pollution

EcoLam Constantia Flexibles signed the Global Commitment to eliminate plastic pollution. The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is led by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with UN Environment. It was officially more

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