Ball Corporation helps Jimmy’s Iced Coffee in sustainability drive

BALL Corporation has created a collection of newly designed recyclable 250ml cans in partnership with Jimmy’s Iced Coffee. The Dorset-based coffee firm has set a...

Fibrepak packaging launched to meet sustainability demands

CREATORS of Fibrepak have said the material, which utilises thermoformed wet pulp, is an 'ideal solution' for firms searching for sustainable packaging. Made from locally-sourced...

Packaging urged to be recognised as ‘essential’ part of continued flow of goods

EUROPEN, the European organisation for packaging and environment, has called on the European Commission and EU governments to ensure that production facilities essential to...

American firm set to buy Viridor in £4.2 billion deal

UK recycling firm Viridor is set to be sold to American company Kolhberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) in a deal worth £4.2 billion. Viridor’s...

Certification agency welcomes impending UK plastic packaging tax

BUREAU Veritas has welcomed the impending new UK plastics packaging tax, which will see manufacturers and importers whose products have less than 30% recyclable...

SIG celebrates EcoPlus carton pack milestone

SIG has revealed its combibloc EcoPlus aluminium-free aseptic carton has reached the milestone of one billion packs filled. The product eliminated the need for an...

Scotland’s deposit return scheme delayed until 2022

The introduction of Scotland's deposit return scheme (DRS) has been delayed by a year in order to allow businesses more time to prepare and...

‘Furnace of the Future’ could herald new era in climate-neutral glass packaging

EUROPEAN glass manufacturers have collaborated on a project to build what is described as the first large scale hybrid electric furnace to run on...

Edible packaging for gym-users trialled

LUCOZADE Ribena Suntory is trialling a new form of edible packaging targeted at gym-goers. The pilot will see Lucozade Sport packaged in seaweed capsules, made...

Plastic packaging tax details divulged in UK Budget

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak has used today's Budget to confirm plans to introduce a plastic packaging tax from April 2022. New legislation will mean manufacturers...