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FMCG

Flexible Packaging Building a Sustainable Future

Packaging dates back to the dawn of time and includes everything from wooden boxes to glass, paper, tin, metals, and aluminium. Flexible packaging is made up of numerous layers of different polymers with different mechanical and physical properties.

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Sustainability

Insights on Sustainable Packaging from AMCOR.

In an exclusive interview with Packaging 360, Scott Jackson, General Manager – Amcor Healthcare SEA & Japan addresses a host of issues relevant to sustainable packaging & how the company’s recent initiatives will lead them on the path for the benefit of the consumer.

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Sustainability

Circular Design through Reuse and Refill

In an effort to eliminate single use plastics and reduce unnecessary packaging we are seeing a significant increase in Reusable and Refillable packaging programs across all corners of the globe.

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Food & Beverage

Food Packaging Industry – A Critical Review of Literature

The objective of food contact materials (FCM) or food contact article (FCA) is to package and safeguard food during transportation and storage, to increase shelf life or for branding purposes. It includes all materials and articles intended to come into contact with food. (FCM) can release substances into food and beverages to which the consumer will be exposed to through their diet. These substances can be intentionally added substances (IAS) or non-intentionally added substances (NIAS). Non-intentionally added substances (NIAS) are chemicals that have not been added for a technical reason during the production process. The presence of, possibly toxic, NIAS is often not known by the manufacturer itself.

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Sustainability

The Rationale Behind Plastic Footprint Management

A plastic footprint is an indicator used to measure the negative impacts of plastic pollution associated with a company’s operations and supply chain. In layman’s terms, a plastic footprint calculates how much plastic waste a company generates and the associated negative impacts on our environment, society, and economy.

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France Circular Economy
Sustainability

France’s Anti-waste and Circular Economy Law

An ambitious law to shape a system-wide transition towards a circular economy. France is shaping a system-wide transition towards a circular economy with an ambitious law that has introduced several measures that are a world first.

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