The plastic shopping bag, the hated urban tumbleweed of modern life, has had a bad time recently. Its days are numbered. With Mumbai joining England in raising prices on plastic...
19 July 2018
16 July 2018
In January 2018, China initiated the biggest change in plastic recycling in history by effectively banned the importation of over 20 kinds of foreign waste – including plastic – as...
12 July 2018
The University of Warwick has found a new type of biodegradable plastic that can be tossed out with food scraps.
3 July 2018
Innovations make life easier, especially in the world of consumer product packaging. There are some ground-breaking solutions changing people's habits and lifestyles, but also many little improvements, sometimes unexpected, that...
20 June 2018
As the war on plastic continues, the race to find its replacement is also heating up. The latest contender could be Durapulp fibre, which is used to create a new...
7 June 2018
The global containers & packaging market has experienced dynamic development in recent years and is forecast to keep this momentum according to MarketLine’s Global Containers & Packaging Industry Profile.
4 June 2018
Premium tea products are often beautifully packaged to attract the consumer's eye and somehow justify the high price demanded, but it is all too common for said upmarket packaging to...
31 May 2018
In the span of about a year, concern over plastic packaging and plastic waste has hit a critical mass and has boiled over. But how do you really know if...
18 May 2018
Co-op leads the charge by implementing the UK’s first plastic bottle deposit scheme and it will become an example for retailers to look back upon when implementing their own schemes.
30 April 2018
Modern consumers are looking for solutions that make their lives easier. As such, the packaging industry is constantly looking for new ideas across various categories and products, including such basic...