Recycling lab testing paper-based solutions

09 June, 2023

Koehler Innovation & Technology has opened a recycling lab to test and monitor paper-based products at all stages throughout the product life cycle.

Tetra Pak sets sights on circularity and sustainability

06 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak has expanded its offering of packaging solutions using certified recycled polymers to cover new formats, product categories and geographies.

Produce suppliers switch to paper pallet wrap

06 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Mondi Group

Mondi has collaborated with Silbo to upgrade its pallet wrapping from plastic stretch film to Mondi's craft paper Advantage StretchWrap.

Nestlé Australia NAN SUPREMEpro refillable packaging system

15 May, 2023

As it explores ways to reduce packaging and test new systems, Nestlé Australia has announced a refillable packaging system for its NAN SUPREMEpro Toddler milk drink.

Barry Callebaut sets sustainability targets beyond 2025

12 May, 2023

Barry Callebaut Group has presented a set of sharpened targets for Forever Chocolate, its plan to make sustainable chocolate the norm.

Using paper bands to bundle products

02 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Mondi Group

Mondi has collaborated with Swiss converter ATS-Tanner to create a paper band that can hold individually labelled products or bundles, reducing plastic usage.

Sugarcane: a sustainable alternative to plastic packaging

28 April, 2023

Sugarcane packaging has emerged as an alternative to traditional petroleum-based plastics for its biodegradability and resistance to heat and moisture.

Amcor orders certified-circular polymers for packaging

19 April, 2023 | Supplied by: Amcor Global

Amcor has placed its first commercial order of certified-circular polymers for use in packaging for the Australian and New Zealand market.

Recyclable hotmelt adhesive launched

19 April, 2023

Dow and Avery Dennison have developed a hotmelt label adhesive solution enabling polyolefin filmic labels and PP/PE packaging to be recycled in one stream.

Global sustainable packaging paper released

17 April, 2023

The World Packaging Organisation has released a sustainability perspectives paper, bringing together the views of 21 countries on issues related to packaging.

Mars Wrigley to invest further in paper packaging

17 April, 2023

Mars Wrigley Australia has announced that it will be investing a further $28.8 million in its Ballarat factory, building on the $67 million invested since 2021.

PepsiCo companies move towards sustainable packaging

13 April, 2023

Frito-Lay and Quaker have announced the opening of a Greenhouse Learning Centre that will be used to test, measure and analyse compostable packaging.

Using algae to make beer more sustainable

05 April, 2023 by Ralph PJ, Pernice M

Aussie researchers have uncovered the potential of using photosynthetic algae to capture carbon dioxide produced as a byproduct of a wide variety of applications.

EU encouraged to make compostable coffee capsules mandatory

05 April, 2023 | Supplied by: European Bioplastics

European Bioplastics has called on the EU Parliament and Council to make single-serve coffee units mandatorily compostable.

Meat packaging pads to absorb moisture and delay oxidation

04 April, 2023

Researchers have developed a meat packaging padding concept made from a seafood by-product that absorbs moisture and also delays meat oxidation.

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