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Flexible Packaging Giant UFlex Partners with CREDUCE to Achieve Carbon Neutrality

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s pledge to make India Net Zero by 2070 has buoyed up the country’s corporate leadership in the carbon market. Taking the pledge forward, two of India’s largest firms in their...

Flint Group Narrow Web Highlights Award-Winning Sustainable Innovations at Labelexpo Americas 2022

At Labelexpo Americas 2022, Flint Group Narrow Web demonstrated how its new Evolution Series boosts the recyclability of shrink sleeves and bottles made from crystallisable PET. Recognised by the Association of Plastic Recyclers in the...

Cromex Will Present Its New Act Green® Masterbatches Range with Sustainable Solutions for Plastics at K 2022

Transformers who visit Cromex at its stand F37, in hall 8A, will be able to discover its new line, which brings a complete package of solutions for improving the performance of the process and the...

ProAmpac Presents Newest Recyclable Film and Expanded European Capabilities at FACHPACK 2022

ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging and material science, is exhibiting at FACHPACK Hall 7/7-541 in Nuremburg, Germany 27-29 September. With an emphasis on their ProActive Sustainability® capabilities they will introduce their newest ProActive Recyclable®...

Pregis Releases Its Annual ESG Report

Its ESG initiatives are an extension of the Pregis Purpose to Protect, Preserve and Inspyre™ with the overarching goal of addressing global waste challenges through innovative initiatives and company-wide action plans that advance the circular...

CEEFLEX Project Targets Flexible Packs with Aluminium Foil

CEFLEX has linked up with two key trade bodies to develop guidelines for flexible packaging containing aluminum foil. Partnering with Flexible Packaging Europe and the European Foil Association, the project aims to give guidance on...

ACTEGA Strengthens Sustainability Leadership with the Appointment of Dennis Siepmann

ACTEGA, manufacturer of specialty coatings, inks, adhesives and sealing compounds for the print and packaging industry, announces that it has appointed Dennis Siepmann to the newly created role of Global Head of Sustainability. This appointment...

Walmart, TerraCycle Pilot New Package Recycling Hubs

Walmart has partnered with TerraCycle to pilot its new recycling collection program. Through the new Community Recycling Hubs, consumers can recycle pet food and other product packaging. The recycling hubs are currently located at Walmart’s...

Ship & Shore Environmental Helps Enhance Manufacturing Sustainability in Overburdened Supply Chains

Global supply chains remain under pressure even as consumer demand continues to rise. All industries are working through supply challenges to meet this demand while maintaining or even improving on “green” sustainability efforts. Packagers are...

Mondi Invests in New Research and Development Centre at Mondi Steinfeld

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, is investing around €5 million in a new research and development (R&D) facility at Mondi Steinfeld, in Germany. This investment will support customers by helping them to...

Small Town Access Fund Launches to Support Unique Recycling Challenges in Small and Rural Communities Across the U.S.

The Recycling Partnership recently marked the official launch of the Small Town Access Fund, a unique funding stream to support recycling programs in U.S. towns with populations of less than 50,000. Impact from seed funding...

Siegwerk Wins Sustainability Awards 2022

Siegwerk, one of the leading global providers of printing inks and coatings for packaging applications and labels, announced that its packaging ink series UniNATURE has won Packaging Europe's Sustainability Awards 2022. The sustainable ink solution...

ProAmpac Launches Inaugural ESG Report

ProAmpac, a global leader in flexible packaging and material science, this week launched its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report, A Path Forward, highlighting the company’s sustainability strategy. ProAmpac’s mission is two-fold: (1) Offer a...

In My Opinion: EPR Needed for Flexible Packaging

It’s no secret that we – all of us – are facing a very real, very serious threat from pollution. Yet, this is where our common ground seems to end. Environmental challenges are complex and...

Greenback Warns Against the Dangers of “Only Telling Half of the Recycling Story”

Sustainability innovator, Greenback Recycling Technologies, has responded to growing rhetoric following comments made by outgoing UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson, that suggest recycling ‘doesn’t work.’ In response to a feature published in UK newspaper, The...

Davis-Standard Launches Global Sustainability Initiative

Davis-Standard is pleased to announce the formation of a global sustainability initiative that prioritizes resource conservation and supports circular economy initiatives, social responsibility, and business collaboration. As a company, Davis-Standard is accelerating efforts to cultivate...

BOBST’s Sustainability Solutions in the Spotlight at October Events

The company will be showcasing its extensive know-how and technical capabilities in substrate functionality and process performance, which enable converters to maximize opportunities and take transformative steps towards a circular economy. In addition to daily...

Glenroy Inc. and Nature Nate’s Honey Co. Partner to Provide Consumers a Sustainable Packaging Solution – That’s Pretty Sweet!

Glenroy® Inc., a leading sustainable flexible packaging company, and Nature Nate’s Honey Co. (Nate’s), the number-one U.S. branded honey company, have partnered to impact the lives of customers with the innovative, sustainable, and squeezable technology...

Nelipak Healthcare Packaging Receives ISCC PLUS Certification

Nelipak Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of rigid and flexible packaging solutions for medical device, pharmaceutical and other demanding applications, announced it has received International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS certificates at two of...

Toppan’s New Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Target Approved by the SBTi

Toppan,, a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, has obtained approval from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for its 2030 target for reduction of scope 1 and 2 greenhouse...

How Consumers are Reshaping Packaging Sustainability

Climate change. Circular economy. Carbon footprint. Packaging sustainability continues to evolve as we learn more about our environment and as consumer sentiment shifts. People-watcher and packaging design guru Tom Newmaster answers burning questions about these...

2022 Sets New EPR Precedents

Despite waning energy earlier in the year, a late surge in interest in packaging extended producer responsibility (EPR) produced two new EPR laws. In June, Colorado and California governors signed new EPR laws. They join...

Why ‘Elimination’ Won’t Solve the Packaging Pollution Problem

Flexible packaging has a target on its back. Shortsighted elimination policies for flexible packaging—and all packaging in general—will not solve the problem and, in many cases, will result in more environmental harm. The Ellen MacArthur...

Cooperation Needed Along Value Chain to Achieve Sustainable Flexible Packaging

In the eyes of consumers, flexible packaging often gets a bad rap. The industry is seen as a source of single-use plastic and a landfill mainstay, causing flexible packaging’s sustainability benefits to be often overshadowed...

Expanding Recycling in Upper Midwest

A coalition of Minnesota-based CEOs in the agriculture and consumer packaged goods (CPGs) industries wanted to do more to ensure a circular economy, especially when it came to flexible packaging. Business leaders—including top players at...

Advanced Recycling Works—We Just Need to Ramp it Up

Recycling does work—but our U.S. recycling infrastructure is decades old; markets have been severely limited by relying on exports for too long; and it doesn’t provide circularity for much of today’s packaging types, including flexible...

Mondi Opens Laboratory That Tests Paper Product Recyclability

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, opened the Group’s first recycling laboratory at its Frantschach mill in Austria to test the recyclability of paper and paper-based packaging using non-paper components such as coatings....

Let’s Get Real About Plastics, the Environment and What We Can Do About It

Environmental challenges are complex and controversial—just take a look at the vastly different recycling and plastic legislative bills proposed each year across the country. Regardless of politics, there’s no doubt that we’re responsible for undoing...

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