Business urges exporters to consider plastic pallets to avoid supply chain ‘disruption’

UK exporters have been urged to consider reliable alternatives to the wooden pallet to avoid falling victim to potential supply issues post-Brexit, Jim Hardisty, MD...

‘No nonsense’ packs help vegan-certified vitamins and supplements stand out

BIODEGRADABLE and recyclable packaging is at the heart of a new range of vegan-certified vitamins and supplements. Creative agency Five by Five has launched DR.VEGAN, having designed...

Coca-Cola European Partners invests in recycling start-up

COCA-COLA European Partners (CCEP) has taken what it described as an important step on its journey towards 100% rPET for its plastic bottles by...

New packaging concept tipped to deliver cost and environmental benefits

DW Reusables is launching a new reusable tray that the firm is calling a 'sustainable game-changer'. Shellbee is said to provide all the benefits of shelf-ready packaging...

Holographic labels help protect pharma brands from counterfeiters

SPECIALITY security printer Eltronis has revealed that holographic labels have boosted two pharmaceutical brands that had experienced a drop in sales due to counterfeiters. Romanian-nased...

Amazon reveals how to transform their boxes into pet houses and kids’ costumes

AMAZON has launched directions on how to turn its packaging into items such as pet houses and forts for kids. The initiative comes as part...

SICK unveils new solution for inline quality control tasks

SICK has launched its new Colour Inspection and Sorting App, described as a 'cost-saving and simple' solution for common inline quality control tasks in...

New stats reveal record aluminium packaging recycling rates

NEW figures released by the Environment Agency revealed a record 40,653 tonnes of aluminium packaging were collected for recycling in Q2 2020. This indicates that...

Mastercard to launch cards made from ocean plastics

MASTERCARD is to limit its use of single-use plastics by launching credit cards made from recycled ocean plastics. The firm said it worked with global...

Müller announces recyclable packaging switch for FRijj range

MÜLLER has announced plans to package its FRijj brand of flavoured milk in a new fully recyclable plastic bottle. The packaging switch comes alongside the...