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Packaging

News

Packaging waste

Call for simplified approach to packaging to improve recyclate Subscription

16 October, 2018 By Katie Coyne

Ellin: ’We’re currently in an unprecedented time when quality is centre stage’

David Palmer-Jones

Consumers 'shocked' to learn PRN system existsSubscription

27 September, 2018 By Mark Smulian

Public feel packaging recovery notes let manufacturers duck sustainability

packaging

Compliance scheme forum to lobby on PRN reformSubscription

21 September, 2018 By Katie Coyne

Group of packaging compliance schemes set up industry forum in bid to prepare for ’huge changes’

plastic recycling

Veolia makes case for 50% recycled content in plastic bottlesSubscription

20 September, 2018 By Katie Coyne

Waste management firm says consumers would pay more

packaging

Call for firms to pick up recycling tab after auditors criticise PRN systemSubscription

23 July, 2018 By Mark Smulian

UK businesses pay 3.5 times less than continental ones to recycle packaging

Features

manipulating molecules of polypropylene

Design for end-of-lifeSubscription

A research team from the University of Pittsburgh is trying to develop a fully recyclable alternative to multi-layer packaging used for food and drinks

ifat

Germany’s giant showSubscription

This year’s IFAT show in Munich promises to be bigger and is offering a number of innovations

coca cola

Big business grasps the nettle on responsibilitySubscription

Who should carry the can for the increasingly visible problem of packaging waste?

polymer

Plastic from prawns: science is beating the bag scourgeSubscription

Academics in the UK and Egypt are investigating the feasibility of turning prawn shell waste into a biodegradable plastic packaging material