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LG Electronics commits to reduce e-waste and enhance recycling

Multinational electronics company LG Electronics has committed to the Consumer Technology Circularity Initiative (CTCI), a voluntary industry programme. The CTCI…

NextGen Consortium proposes paper cup recycling plan in US

The NextGen Consortium, an industry collaboration managed by Closed Loop Partners, with partner brands including Starbucks, McDonald's, The Coca-Cola Company,…

Xampla launches new consumer brand for plant-based materials

Cambridge-based materials science company Xampla has launched its first consumer brand Morro to promote sustainable packaging. The ‘Morro marque’ on…

Reynolds recycling packaging lawsuit reaches settlement

A class action lawsuit has seen defendant Reynolds Consumer Products come under fire for messaging on its recycling bags. Plaintiffs…

Packaging’s impact on consumer satisfaction and brand behaviour

The packaging of consumer products plays a crucial role in the overall consumption experience. However, most research in marketing and…

The role of smart packaging in the fight against counterfeiting

As the packaging industry dives headfirst into digitalisation, which brings undeniable benefits, a key challenge stemming from this is the…

Top trends in packaging 2023

In a recent webinar hosted by Packaging Gateway’s parent company GlobalData, ‘Top trend in packaging 2023’, analysts highlighted the top…

The growth of direct-to-consumer demands innovative solutions

Given the significant growth of the direct-to-consumer (DTC) model, all players in the extended supply chain, from packaging designers to…

Traceability for sustainable food and beverage products

Growing demand for sustainable and ethically sourced products means that food and beverage manufacturers are having to provide both retailers…

Video Interview: How colours are influencing packaging choices

Bespoke packaging manufacturing company James Cropper asked 500 UK designers to share what’s driving colour choices for brands right now…