Environmental finance provider RePurpose Global has launched the Plastic Reality Project, a first of its kind initiative dedicated to ‘upskilling’ corporate leaders with ‘knowledge and experiences’ to help shape their plastic reduction efforts. Hot on...
The 105-year-old confectioner revamped its image earlier this year to capitalize on key natural trends, transitioning to recyclable plastic for its iconic licorice jar and joining two sustainability initiatives.
Kraft Foods’ refusal to adopt a policy on extended producer responsibility (EPR) for its US packaging operations is likely causing millions of dollars of post-consumer waste ending up in landfill, said a shareholder advocacy group as it warned the move...
Producers must ensure packaging is more sustainable as customers remain convinced that food packing is excessive and are altering their consumption patterns as a result, warns research from Datamonitor.
Sustainable packaging is a buzzword on the lips of consumers and industry players alike. But what is sustainable packaging and how far has the sector come in developing a road map towards this most elusive of goals?
The European Organization for Packaging and the Environment (Europen) has rejected the charge that the packaging sector hasn’t done enough to reach a consensus over what constitutes sustainable packing.
Responding to increasing calls from consumers and food processors alike for environmentally-friendly and sustainable packaging, US firm Inline Plastics announced this week that it will start replacing oriented polystyrene (OPS) with polyethylene terephtalate...
Innovia Films says that the sales of its biodegradable packaging
material NatureFlex, used for confectionery products, is going from
strength to strength on the back of increased consumer concerns
about the environment.