packaging waste

Eastman to receive PET waste from mechanical recycler Dentis Group

Specialty material company Eastman has partnered with mechanical recycler Nord Pal Plast, a division of the Dentis Group. The Dentis…

USPS sets packaging and waste goals for 2030

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced new sustainability targets for the fiscal year 2030. The plan, called "Delivering…

Braskem awarded funding for recycling technology research

Biopolymer producer Braskem has been awarded a $600,000 Research, Demonstration and Development (RD&D) grant from the Reducing Embodied Energy and…

The packaging conundrum: balancing innovation and challenges

Packaging plays a crucial role in the products we buy, from protecting goods to conveying essential information. However, it's also…

UNESDA reacts to European Parliament vote on PPWR

The European soft drinks sector, represented by UNESDA, has expressed its “deep concerns” with the outcome of the vote by…

Towards a more regenerative model in packaging waste in Asia

Asia’s strong economic growth, rapid urbanisation and dominance as a plastics producer have made it the world's top growth market…

European lawmakers at odds over how to tackle packaging waste issue

Lawmakers in the European Parliament are divided over the best approach to addressing Europe’s growing packaging waste problem. The European…

EU sets new targets to tackle packaging waste

In a revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, the European Union (EU) released a proposal in April 2023…

‘Waste to resource’ initiative transforms trash into treasure

A new initiative aims to transform today's waste into tomorrow's resource using innovative solutions to turn rubbish into useful products.…

Turning trash into fashion: material designer creates stylish products from packaging waste

Stella Lee, a material designer and artist, who has a passion for sustainability and a desire to reduce waste, has…