BPF announces new chair of plastics and flexible packaging group

THE British Plastics Federation’s (BPF) plastics and flexible packaging group has appointed Ed Roberts as its new chairman. Ed is Sealed Air’s global advocacy leader,...

Berry increases recycling capacity for flexible films

AS part of a project to expand production of its Sustane range of recycled polymers, Berry Global Group's flexibles division recently increased recycling capacity...

‘First’ fully recyclable paper crisp packet launched

THE UK's 'first fully recyclable paper crisp packet' has been launched. Unveiled by the British Crisp Co, the solution is designed to address the issue...

UPM Raflatac achieves ‘industry first’ RecyClass recognition in PE films

UPM Raflatac has announced it has received RecyClass recognition for PE Films with its multi-purpose UV acrylic adhesive technology. This makes the business the first...

Cullen’s Fibre Bottle nominated for prestigious award

CULLEN Eco Friendly Packaging has been nominated for the prestigious Earthshot Prize for its innovative Fibre Bottle solution. The Earthshot Prize sets out five universal...

OPRL awards ‘Recycle’ label to seaweed-based packaging

A start-up business in Wales has become the first company to use the OPRL ‘Recycle’ label for seaweed-based packaging. PlantSea’s packaging comes in a range...

DS Smith redesigns confectionary distributor’s packaging in time for Easter

DS Smith has partnered with Filir d.o.o. to redesign the packaging of the Croatian company's Easter product portfolio. The distributor of confectionary products had its...

easyJet utilises innovative spirits miniatures concept

AN 'industry first' spirits miniatures concept has launched in a collaboration between retail start-up Sustainaholics and easyJet. In 2023, Sustainaholics created and launched the award-winning...

Smurfit Kappa achieves four of its top sustainability targets

SMURFIT Kappa has announced it has achieved four of its mid-term Better Planet 2050 sustainability targets. According to the company's 17th Sustainable Development Report, Smurfit...

Heriot-Watt University creates lateral flow tests using waste plastics

ACADEMICS at Heriot-Watt University have used discarded chewing gum and other waste plastics to produce prototype lateral flow tests. The aim is to cut medical...