All articles by Matt Farmer

Matt is a staff writer covering global energy generation, storage, and resource affairs.

Matt Farmer

Russia invades Ukraine: the business fallout

Russia’s mobilisation into Ukraine has caused Western powers to impose sanctions on the country.

South Africa joins Plastics Pact

A host of South African companies has joined forces to reduce plastic usage following similar commitments from the UK, France, Chile and the Netherlands.

Harpak-ULMA unveils wrapping machine using off-patent technology

Packaging machinery manufacturer Harpak-ULMA has introduced a poultry and meat flow wrapper based on previously patented technology.

Unilever EA and Mr Green Africa close plastic recycling loop

Consumer goods company Unilever East Africa has launched its first fully recycled and recyclable plastic packaging in partnership with recycler Mr Green Africa.

Packaging supplier Bizongo raises $30m in Series C funding

India-based packaging supplier Bizongo has acquired $30m in Series C funding to expand its operations throughout the country.

Recycling labelling for toiletries worse than for groceries

An investigation by UK consumer watchdog Which has found the packaging for many toiletries lacks any recycling information.

Tetra Pak and Hexagon collaborate to visualise future factories

Technology and packaging giant Tetra Pak is working with US-headquartered software and sensor company Hexagon to enhance its Smart Solutions Platform with virtual visualisation and digital twin technology.