Scotland Bottle Return Scheme Reverse Vending Machine

Return of the pack: a wrap for DRS

Craig Quirie speaks to a number of key stakeholders about their hopes and concerns regarding Scotland’s impending deposit return scheme (DRS) 
people attending PPMA show

Ever-expanding Total

David Harrison, acting chief operating officer, PPMA Group of Associations, tells Packaging Scotland what visitors can expect from this year’s PPMA Total Show

Stepping out of the comfort zone

We recently spoke to Phil Husband, Smurfit Kappa’s UK packaging insights manager, about the wider industry response to environmental challenges

Sustainability still important part of design mix

Effective design that combines creativity and practicality with sustainability benefits is crucial to keeping plastic packaging relevant, explains RPC Group design manager Brian Lodge

A circular approach to filmic packaging

Promoting a circular economy in flexible film packaging is essential and is leading the development of new products across a wide variety of market sectors, explains Julie Eller, sales director at RPC bpi protec

A different sort of solution

TOMRA Sorting Recycling launched the new Innosort Flake at PRS Europe this year

Decade of innovation celebrated in London

The tenth edition of Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London could scarcely be more timely, with the industry going through a period of “great change”

In line with offline methods

Craig Quirie explores the challenges faced by online retailers in the quest for quality and environmentally-friendly packaging 

Where does 3D printing fit into the plastics manufacturing mix?

3D printing - also called additive manufacturing - is often touted as a trend and technique to rival injection moulding

New technology and top content on show at TCT

More than 10,000 professionals are expected to attend this year’s TCT Show, the design-to-manufacturing event