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Consumers Want to Go Green, But High Costs and Quality Issues Stand in the Way According to New ALPLA Survey

June 20, 2024

Survey reveals consumer willingness and barriers to adopt reusable products, highlighting market opportunities A new survey by ALPLA, a global leader in packaging solutions, uncovers critical barriers to the adoption of reusable products, pointing to a significant disconnect between consumer intent and action. Despite a widespread desire to incorporate reusable items into their daily routines, many…

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Solenis and PhaBuilder cooperate to develop PHA-based materials for sustainable paper-based packaging market

June 17, 2024

Solenis, a leading global producer of specialty chemicals for water-intensive industries, has signed an agreement with Beijing PhaBuilder Biotechnology Co., Ltd., (hereinafter referred to as PhaBuilder), an innovative synthetic biology enterprise, to collaborate on further developing key PHA-based (Polyhydroxyalkanoate) technology for the paper packaging market. “The global agreement between Solenis and PhaBuilder will enable unique technology to the paper…

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At CPHI China, Schreiner MediPharm to Showcase Solutions Addressing Novel APIs and Sustainability

June 13, 2024

Solutions include a reliable labeling solution for syringes stored at ultra-low temperatures, closure seals with recycled content, and a needlestick prevention solution with eco-friendly elements. Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based global provider of innovative functional label solutions for the healthcare industry, will showcase a variety of recent additions to its extensive product portfolio at CPHI China,…

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O-I Glass Selected by US Department of Energy to Receive $125 M Investment to Accelerate Industrial Decarbonization Technologies

June 12, 2024

O-I Glass, Inc. (“O-I Glass” or “O-I”) was selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Clean Energy Demonstrations to begin award negotiations for up to $125 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation Reduction Act funding as part of the Industrial Demonstrations Program (IDP). The O-I decarbonization project was selected as one…

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American Packaging Corporation Announces Another “Design for Recycle” Package

June 10, 2024

A New Sustainable Offering for Pet Food and Treat Applications American Packaging Corporation (APC), a leader in flexible packaging solutions, announced the commercial launch of another RE™ Design for Recycle flexible packaging technology targeted at pet food products ranging from small pouches for pet treats to large bags (up to 38 pounds) for pet kibble.  This new technology…

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Bark as underutilized material. Prospects of its application in active packaging.

June 5, 2024

By Nikolay Semenov, Chief Scientific Officer & Co-Founder of Bpacks and Aleksandra Nešić, Head of Innovations at Bpacks Nature is the best creator. So why do people always strive towards artificial solutions when nature has it all? The wood industry is witnessing steady annual growth, since the demand for wood-based products has increased in recent years. This is driven…

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What Are Bioplastics and How Can They Help You Reach Your Sustainability Goals?

June 5, 2024

By Zach Muscato, Corporate Sustainability Manager, Plastic Ingenuity First off, what are bioplastics? Bioplastics are an option to reduce the use of virgin plastics derived from fossil fuels. They’re an emerging technology with a lot of interest but also a lot of confusion. Many who’ve heard the term “bioplastics” think only of biodegradable packaging, but…

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From Waste to Nutrition

June 5, 2024

Edible Food Packages Redefine Sustainability By Swapna Gawale, a Project Manager at Towards Packaging Food packaging plays a crucial role in packaged food items’ overall hygiene, safety and quality, providing a protective barrier that ensures the preservation of freshness, color, odor, and other characteristics over an extended time. However, food packaging also comprises a significant…

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Sustainable Packaging is No Longer a Nice-to-have—it’s a Necessity

May 29, 2024

How CPG Brands Can Embrace Sustainability With Bio-based Flexible Packaging Solutions Byline: Todd Meussling, Senior Manager of Market Development at Fresh-Lock® As demand from eco-conscious consumers continues to grow alongside emerging regulatory requirements, sustainable packaging is no longer a nice-to-have—it’s a necessity. In response to the demand, many consumer-packaged goods (CPG) brands have transitioned from…

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The Right-Sized Packaging Revolution: A New Era of Sustainable Commerce

May 1, 2024

By Greg Caldwell, Chief Marketing Officer, Packsize In the dynamic realm of modern commerce, the innovation of right-sized packaging is leading a profound shift toward sustainable business practices. This strategic approach, which tailors packaging to the exact dimensions of the product, is making strides in reducing waste, decreasing costs, and advancing sustainability initiatives. It represents…

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The Rise of Reusable Packaging

May 1, 2024

What Can Businesses Do to Enhance This Trend? By Charles Haverfield, Packaging Executive at US Packaging and Wrapping Single-use plastics and packaging waste have been highlighted as some of the biggest contributors to plastic pollution, with both consumers and governments looking to brands to offer innovative, sustainable solutions to the packaging problem. Reusable packaging is…

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The Rise of Refillable Packaging in the Global Sustainability Movement

April 11, 2024

By Swapna Gawale, Project Manager at Towards Packaging As an environmentally friendly alternative to single-use disposables, refillable packaging encourages consumers to embrace sustainability by frequently refilling and reusing containers. This revolutionary packaging solution has found uses in several sectors, including beverage packaging, cosmetics and natural cleaning products, intending to create a culture of reuse and…

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Implementing Sustainable Supply Chain Practices

April 11, 2024

Three Key Areas to Consider By Jenny Wassenaar, Chief Sustainability Officer and SVP Global R&D, Trivium Packaging The concept of sustainability is wide and can have completely different meanings or interpretations depending on your background and geographical location. However, one thing is consistent, a truly sustainable future cannot be built in a single company alone.…

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Auburn University Biomaterials Researcher Awarded Two Patents Expected to Reduce Food and Aquaculture Waste

April 8, 2024

  Burak Aksoy, associate research professor in the College of Forestry, Wildlife and Environment at Auburn University (CFWE), developed two novel products to help reduce waste in commercial aquaculture feed pellets and meat products intended for human consumption. Aksoy was awarded a patent for a packaging solution aimed at reducing waste in the human food supply. Today,…

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Disrupting the Status Quo with Compostable Packaging

April 4, 2024

Merging regenerative agriculture with modern techniques revolutionizes sustainable packaging technology. By Savannah Seydel, Vice President of Sustainability for Better Earth The food service industry faces a stark reality: its linear, take-make-dispose model is unsustainable. From soil degradation to plastic pollution, the consequences of the status quo continue to be felt across our planet and with…

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The Green Revolution

April 4, 2024

The Rise of Compostable Food and Beverage Packaging By Swapna Gawale, Project Manager at Towards Packaging Growing public awareness of environmental issues and the need for sustainable packaging solutions are driving substantial expansion in the compostable packaging market. Conventional packaging materials take up a lot of room in landfills, putting  increasing pressure on the capacity…

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FPA Announces the 2024 Flexible Packaging Achievement Award Winners

March 27, 2024

Sustainability continues to be a focus of the competition The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce the winners of its 68th Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. The winning entries were recognized during the FPA Welcome Dinner & Flexible Packaging Achievement…

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Design for recycling – sustainable packaging solutions from SÜDPACK at CheeseExpo, Milwaukee, WI

March 27, 2024

With its portfolio of high-performance films for packaging blocks of cheese, fresh mozzarella, and shredded or sliced cheese, SÜDPACK is a strong partner for the dairy and cheese industry. SÜDPACK will be presenting the highlights of its recyclable materials from April 17 to 18 at the CheeseExpo in Milwaukee in the USA. At booth 1537,…

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Archroma Launches PFAS-free barrier Coating for Oil and Grease Applications

March 21, 2024

Archroma, a global leader in specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, announces the launch of the latest innovation in their Cartaseal® portfolio, Cartaseal® OGB F10. Cartaseal® OGB F10 is a water-based oil and grease resistant barrier coating that enables papermakers to provide high-quality and sustainable packaging by replacing fluoro based substances and polyethylene with a recyclable…

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American Packaging Corporation Announces Another “Design for Recycle” Package

March 14, 2024

A New Sustainable Offering for Frozen Food Applications American Packaging Corporation (APC), a leader in flexible packaging solutions, announces the commercial launch of another RE™ Design for Recycle flexible packaging technology targeted at frozen food products such as frozen fruits and vegetables. This new technology joins a portfolio of packaging technologies in APC’s RE™ sustainable…

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