Packaging Scotland

Sustainability

Packaging specialist recognised for sustainability progress

SMURFIT Kappa has been included in the FTSE4Good Index for the sixth year in a row for the firm's commitment to sustainability ..

August 2019

Scotland’s DRS system to be discussed at London exhibition

Experts from brands such as Carlsberg, LUSH Cosmetics, and Just Eat will debate sustainability at the show, which will be held at Olympia from September..

August 2019

Having a Ball: fermented tea drink brand opts for cans

BELGIAN start-up business Yugen has collaborated with Ball Corporation on a project to launch the first kombucha in printed cans on the European market ..

August 2019

Detectable black plastic solution boosts chocolate manufacturer

PACKAGING manufacturer Macpac has revealed it is helping a chocolate producer boosts its environmental credentials with a new blend of detectable black plastic..

August 2019

The Highlands’ battle against single-use plastic

AN MSP who led Scotland’s campaign to successfully make plastic straws a thing of the past is continuing to fight single-use plastics in her own..

July 2019

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)  ..

July 2019

Nothing fishy about bulk bin initiative

SCOTTISH Sea Farms has been recognised at the Marks and Spencer Select Farm Awards 2019 with an Innovation Award for the company’s work in reducing plastic..

July 2019

Sweet success for gourmet treat producer

A meringue maker claims to have become the first company in the confectionery sector to move into plastic-free packaging ..

July 2019

Bacon brand switches to recyclable pack

BACON producer Denhay has switched its packaging to fully recyclable clear trays made from 25% recycled plastic ..

July 2019

Keeping toys from landfill

THE British Heart Foundation has teamed up with Direct Packaging and compostable film manufacturer Futamura to help prevent once-loved but now discarded toys..

July 2019

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