Packaging Scotland

Sustainability

Flexible packaging consortium marks a century of stakeholders

RPC–bpi group has become the 100th firm to sign up to CEFLEX, the consortium of organisations collaborating to enhance the performance of flexible packaging..

January 2019

RPC provides refillable bottles to UN conference

RPC Group provided 400 refillable water bottles to a recent UN human rights conference in Warsaw, Poland. The firm said the move eliminated the need for..

January 2019

Packaging producers to pick up recycling tab in new waste strategy

BUSINESSES and manufacturers south of the border will have to pay the full cost of recycling or disposing their packaging waste, under a new strategy launched..

December 2018

New film educates public on recyclable packaging

AUTOMATED Packaging Systems has announced the launch of an educational film which encourages responsible recycling. The film includes information on the types..

December 2018

Cricket sponsor bowled over by non-plastic food bucket

GRAPHIC Packaging International has revealed it will supply 500,000 sustainable food buckets to KFC Australia for Australian cricket’s Big Bash League 2018,..

December 2018

New guide aims to boost plastics recycling

RECOUP and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have teamed up to launch new guidance aimed at helping designers create plastic packaging that is easy to..

November 2018

Nivea calendar considers the environment

THERMOFORMING specialist Macpac has designed and produced advent calendar trays for Beiersdorf Nivea, which feature 24 different skin care products behind..

November 2018

Food experts discuss sustainable packaging at business breakfast

OVER 120 food industry professionals have met to discuss the future of plastics at a packaging event held by Roythornes Solicitors in Peterborough...

November 2018

Mapping the way ahead: Vanden calls for more work on plastic recyclability

PLASTIC recycling specialist Vanden has welcomed the UK Plastics Pact Roadmap – but warned more work is needed on plastic packaging. The organisation..

November 2018

Returnable pack boosts beverage sector sustainability

DS Smith Plastics Bilzen has designed a returnable pack which the firm claims can fit inside reusable crates and be stacked without a crate. The DS Smith..

November 2018