The packaging and consumer goods division of German company Henkel has launched EPIX technology to support sustainable packaging materials.
US-based wood-alternative decking and railing maker Trex has introduced a free recyclability test for plastic packaging or film materials.
The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW) has recruited 12 new member companies to develop and accelerate the delivery of solutions to end plastic waste.
Sainsbury's has taken its reverse vending recycling trial to its Braehead superstore in Glasgow, Scotland, as part an on-going aim to cut plastic use.
MediPharm has expanded its product range with the launch of a tamper-proof closure sealing solution that is designed for folding cartons and wallets.
Nestlé has introduced a Valvert bottle that is made from 100% food-grade recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) in Belgium.
Pretium Packaging is to add reheat stretch polyethylene terephthalate (PET) blow moulding equipment and infrastructure to one of its manufacturing sites.
Sidel has become the latest company to sign up to the 'New Plastics Economy Global Commitment' to eliminate plastic waste and pollution.
Air New Zealand has pledged to remove nearly 55 million single-use plastic items from its operations this year, more than doubling its last annual total.
Grupo Lantero's Coexpan and Emsur have opened the technology packaging centre Innotech for rigid and flexible packaging solutions at Alcalá de Henares, Madrid.