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Alliance To End Plastic Waste Offers Up $3 Million Prize

Put your money where your mouth is, the saying goes. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste has targeted “flexible plastic packaging waste” with a $3 million prize for solutions to address what organizers say is...

Industry-led Consortium Announces Flexibles Collection and Recycling Pilot

An industry-led consortium unveiled a flexible plastic household collection and recycling pilot, which it says is ‘the most extensive’ of its kind in the UK. The project will offer local authorities financial support to roll...

TotalEnergies and New Hope Energy Partner on U.S. Advanced Recycling Project

France’s TotalEnergies and Houston-based New Hope Energy have entered into a commercial agreement under which New Hope Energy will build an advanced recycling plant in Texas to transform end-of-life plastic waste into a recycled feedstock....

Ecolean Once Again Rated in Top 1% in Sustainability by EcoVadis

For the second year in a row, Ecolean has been awarded the Platinum EcoVadis medal, placing the company’s sustainability work in the top 1 percent of assessed companies globally in 2022. Global sustainability ratings provider...

AMERIPEN: ‘New Recycled Content Mandates Doomed To Fail’

Using mandates to boost demand for postconsumer recycled (PCR) content in packaging is a compelling argument for lawmakers. Increasing recycled content is beneficial not only for our environment, but also for our industry. However, a...

Minnesota-based Initiative Launches Circular Economy for Flexible Films

A groundbreaking partnership led by Minnesota’s MBOLD coalition has united leading global businesses and research institutions to catalyze a regional circular economy for flexible films and packaging materials in the Upper Midwest. MBOLD members General...

Sonoco Advances Sustainable Flexible Packaging Options with Expansion of Solutions for Store Drop-off Recyclability

Sonoco, one of the most sustainable global packaging companies, announced it has been pre-qualified for How2Recycle® Store Drop-off labels for the EnviroFlex™ PE line of mono-material flexible packaging products. The EnviroFlex brand is part of...

TC Transcontinental Packaging is Proud to be Recognized as an Accredited Business by the Pet Sustainability Coalition for Demonstrated Leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility

TC Transcontinental Packaging is proud to be recognized as an Accredited Business by the Pet Sustainability Coalition for our demonstrated leadership in corporate social responsibility. Through this accreditation we continue to demonstrate our commitment...

Outlook Group Diverts Waste With Help From Channeled Resources Group

Founded in 1977, Outlook Group is a manufacturer of labels, flexible packaging, and paperboard packaging, with fully integrated contract manufacturing and fulfillment services. Headquartered in Neenah, WI, USA, with over 330 associates, Outlook produces over...

Downgauging Multi-layer Film Structures

Compare almost any packaging film from 40 years ago to a modern film and you will see many differ­ences. While different packages have changed in different ways, two evolutions are nearly universal: The film’s thickness...

Connecting Sustainability with Consumers: Challenges with Messages Can Hinder Goals

Sustainability is more than a buzzword for flex­ible packaging companies. It is spurring a rush to create products that are reusable, recyclable, made entirely from recycled materials, or all of the above. But for many...

Huhtamaki Foundation Sets Up Its First Recycling Plant in Maharashtra, India, as Part of Its #CloseTheLoop Initiative

The Huhtamaki Foundation inaugurated its first recycling plant in Khopoli, Maharashtra today to help drive circularity for packaging. The site – which is spread across 2,000 square meters – will recycle about 1,600 kilograms of...

ProAmpac Launches High-Performance Retort Pouches Containing Post-Consumer Recycled Materials

Responding to the increased market demand for post-consumer recycled (PCR) packaging solutions, flexible packaging leader, ProAmpac, announced the launch of its unique ProActive PCR® Retort pouches. Both EU and FDA compliant for food contact in...

Advanced Chemical Recycling: Connecting the Dots to Circularity

The flexible packaging value chain, in addition to continuing work on enhancing mechanical recycling processes, is also working on commercialising chemical recycling. In this interview, Sirt Mellema, CEO of Fuenix Ecogy Group, shares his insights...

CEFLEX: Demand Must be the Driving Force in a Circular Economy for Flexibles

According to CEFLEX, a truly circular economy must be demand-driven. The organisation has worked backwards along the supply chain to clarify the scale of mechanical and chemical recycling, sorting, infrastructure, and collection needed to ensure...

Sustainable Packaging TODAY: Answers to Industry's Most Common Eco-Friendly Questions

Greenwashing, chemical recycling, and how to pick most sustainable packaging material for your product—all explained by U.K. sustainable packaging expert Paul Jenkins of the PackHub and Packaging World’s Matt Reynolds.

9 Sustainability Initiatives in Healthcare Packaging: Earth Day 2022

Earth Day should be every day—planetary health is critical. While there are numerous important cross-industry initiatives, this year, we’re taking “official Earth Day 2022” to focus on the rise in partnerships targeting sustainability specifically in...

Greif Releases 2021 Sustainability Report Highlighting Environmental, Social and Governance Priorities and Progress

Greif, Inc., a global leader in industrial packaging products and services, announced the release of its online 2021 Sustainability Report describing the Company's efforts to advance its environmental, social and governance (ESG) priorities. This is...

Trex Company and CNG Announce the Nation’s Top Recycling Schools From Annual Plastic Film Challenge

For eco-conscious students across the country, it pays to be “green” – this year more than ever! Trex Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of high-performance, low-maintenance composite decking and outdoor living products, recently concluded its...

Canada Plastics Pact Names ‘Problematic Plastics’

The Canada Plastics Pact released nine design rules to move toward a circular economy, a document that included a list of “problematic plastics” to avoid. On the Canada Plastics Pact’s (CPP) list are plastics with...

ProAmpac Recognized in 2021 Dow Packaging Innovation Awards

ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging and material science, was honored by the prestigious 2021 Dow Packaging Innovation Awards with a silver award for their innovative ProActive Recyclable® Paper Mailer with Water-Resistance. “We were thrilled...

Walmart to Connect Suppliers with Brands for Sustainable Packaging Innovation

In mid-April, Walmart launched its new Circular Connector, an online tool designed to bridge the gap between companies searching for more sustainable packaging ideas and those that offer them. Says the company, “As Walmart drives...

Consumer Goods Companies Announce Position on Chemical Recycling Technologies and Publish Life Cycle Assessment

As part of its mission to tackle the plastic pollution challenge and help advance a world where no plastic ends up in nature, The Consumer Goods Forum’s Plastic Waste Coalition of Action is pleased to...

ProAmpac Pioneers Recyclable Mono-Material for Microwave Vegetable Steaming

Flexible packaging and material science leader, ProAmpac, is pleased to introduce their latest ProActive Sustainability® innovation, ProActive Recyclable® R-2000S. This pioneering polyethylene-based film fulfills the market need for a recyclable packaging option that withstands the...

BillerudKorsnäs’ Annual and Sustainability Report 2021

BillerudKorsnäs publishes its Annual and Sustainability report for 2021.

A Sustainability Story That’s (Ocean) Bound to Make a Difference

Using plastic litter to make new packaging isn’t enough. Who collects that waste and how they are compensated is also an important part of sustainability. One of the terms that I truly dislike is “ocean...

Revolution Develops Innovative Approach to Stretch Film Recycling

Revolution has developed an innovative approach to collect, clean and recycle stretch film, turning it into certified, high-quality recycled resin for use back in additional plastic film products. Plastic stretch film provides high-performance, cost-effective solutions...

Xeikon Launches TITON in Response to Sustainable Packaging

To meet industry needs for sustainable printing methods and environmentally friendly packaging production, Xeikon announces TITON technology, a new toner formulation offering all the benefits of UV inks without the disadvantages. “The flexible packaging market...

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