A 28-year-old Londoner has created chewing gum packaging with an integrated bin that...
- Chewing gum packaging with integrated bin aims to tackle street mess
- Report says EMEA packaging firms under scrutiny for sustainability
- Plastic purge continues as Waitrose pledges to jettison disposable cups
- UK Government to propose ban on plastic straws and cotton buds
- Costa launches scheme to recycle up to 500 million takeaway cups per year
Plastic purge continues as Waitrose pledges to jettison disposable cups
UK supermarket retailer Waitrose has announced that it is to stop using 52 million disposable coffee cups per year, which are notoriously difficult to recycle due to their plastic linings.
Uflex Launches Solvent-Based Laminating Adhesive
Uflex Limited’s Chemicals Business has unveiled a general performance 2K solvent-based PU laminating adhesive under FLEXBON Brand for food packaging and general applications.
Formulation by Uflex Creates Barrier Packaging for Edible-Oil Reprocessable
In a big boost to its commitment towards sustainability and circular economy, India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has developed a customised formulation that renders barrier packaging for edible-oil reprocessable.
A crucial role: packaging design within healthcare
Packaging design must be carefully considered across many industries, says Alan Davies, global design manager at Essentra. Take the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors, where packaging is crucial because consumers are patients who need medication.
Ocean plastic: the initiative behind the bottle
Last year, Procter & Gamble launched the Fairy Ocean plastic bottle, made from 10% ocean plastic and 90% post-consumer recycled plastic. Katie Woodward finds out more about the initiative behind the bottle and how the industry is addressing ocean pollution.
Paper packaging: using moulded fibre as a sustainable alternative
As an alternative to plastic, Colourform from James Cropper uses a process similar to paper-making to create sustainable packaging. Elliot Gardner speaks to Colourform commercial director Susan Wilson to find out more.
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