The strategy will focus on eliminating non-recyclable plastics, encouraging the use of plastics that allow better recycling rates and changing complex combinations of packaging materials.
The Ingeo-based transparent packaging is for form, fill and seal (FFS) dairy and dessert packaging.
The Australian Institute of Packaging and the Society of Plastic Engineers are hosting a joint technical dinner to discuss consumer and environmental trends in plastics.
The ecolabelling standard ISO14024 has been updated to better reflect the current environmental context.
Jet Technologies has launched high-volume bioplastics coffee packaging that is fully biodegradable.
The relationship between the packaging industry and the environment is a challenging one, but a new report has revealed the ways in which packaging can help reduce food waste.
Two of the finalists for the Save Food Packaging Award at the 2018 WorldStar Packaging Awards are Australian companies Sealed Air and Woolcool Australia.
Amcor is the first global packaging company to pledge to develop all its packaging to be recyclable or re-usable by 2025.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May put forward a 25-year plan which aims to tackle plastic waste, and the packaging industry is largely supporting this movement.
Coordinated by AIMPLAS and funded by the European Union, project REFUCOAT aims to develop more sustainable food packaging that also effectively preserves food.
Soft drink bottles and beer cans that simply disappear when they are no longer needed mayn't be as pie in the sky as we all imagine.
Ooh-la-la tea biscuits are being packed in a sustainable and fully compostable share bag manufactured with a substrate that includes Brazilian eucalyptus trees.
In what is claimed to be a world first, SIG has developed an aseptic carton pack with a clear link to 100% plant-based renewable materials.
There's a plethora of certification schemes that provide insurance for product claims, such as for: palm oil, sustainable fisheries, fair trade coffee and sustainable forestry — but packaging hasn't had standardised evidence-based schemes.
Unilever has developed a new technology called CreaSolv Process to recycle sachet waste. This technology has been developed with the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging in Germany and is inspired by processes used to recycle television sets.