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MPMA urges retailers to act on recyclability of packaging materials

THE Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA) has called for “greater transparency” of packaging materials’ recycling credentials. New research..

January 2019

The grass is half full for paper manufacturer

A German packaging manufacturer has launched a new paper made of grass fibres as it increases its focus on sustainability. Storopack’s new PAPERplus Grass..

January 2019

Shortlist announced for Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019

THE shortlist for the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2019 has been revealed. The winners will be announced on 11 April during the second day of the Plastics..

January 2019

Smurfit Kappa lays down sustainability challenge with new competition

SMURFIT Kappa is urging the world’s innovation community to contribute to the development of the sustainable packaging solutions of the future, with the..

January 2019

Med-Tech “offering something for every type of stakeholder” at 2019 expo

MED-Tech Innovation Expo returns in May and is set to deliver a “jam-packed” conference and seminar programme, including the introduction of a new stage..

January 2019

Cartons given new lease of life at Thai school’s ‘eco-canteen’

ASEPTIC packaging provider SIG is showcasing how companies and communities can work together to turn waste into value with a new ‘eco-canteen’ built almost..

January 2019

Wine wholesaler’s new initiative to showcase flat wine bottle

PACKAGING designer and wine wholesaler Garçon Wines has teamed up with an online wine retailer in a bid to promote its flat wine bottle and acquire new..

January 2019

Designer wins award for second year running with eco-friendly design

A Swedish designer has scooped a top prize at the Pro Carton Young Designer Awards for the second year running. Marie Falk’s packaging solution ‘Save the..

January 2019

“Distinctive” glass bottle wins top award

A new gin from distiller Whyte & Mackay has been recognised for its bottle design by industry body British Glass. Wildcat Gin was named ‘Design of the..

January 2019

Entries open for 2019 Stationers’ Company Innovation Excellence Awards

THE Stationers’ Company has launched its 2019 Innovation Excellence Awards and is looking for entries from the packaging sector. The Stationers’ Company..

December 2018