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Henkel will reduce fossil-based virgin plastic by 50 percent

01 Apr, 2020

Henkel is stepping up its commitment for sustainability and has set further ambitious packaging targets for 2025 to promote a circular economy. By then, 100 percent of Henkel's packaging will... Read More >>

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Henkel sets new and ambitious targets for sustainable packaging and climate protection

12 Mar, 2020

Henkel today published its 29th Sustainability Report, detailing its performance and progress in all dimensions of sustainability. At the same time, Henkel presented its strategic framework for the future and... Read More >>

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Novel findings for functional barriers in HDPE containers

12 Mar, 2020

Compatibility of the ethylene vinyl alcohol (EVOH) barrier in high-density polyethylene (HDPE) containers with the recycling process was tested by an independent laboratory. A compatibilizer layer was originally put into... Read More >>

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The plastic industry paving the way for rebound

27 Feb, 2020

The Chinese industries have been normalizing operations as the spread of the coronavirus was slowing down. Indeed, the plastics industry, among others, has to stay positive and prepare for the... Read More >>

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Contiweb Launches New Fluid Applicator to Advance Digital Print Quality

27 Feb, 2020

25 February 2020 – Contiweb, a specialist in state-of-the-art technologies for printing, advanced drying and web-handling, announces today the launch of its Digital Fluid Applicator (DFA), a standalone remoistening applicator... Read More >>

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EC Categorizes TiO2 as Category 2 Suspected Carcinogen by Inhalation

21 Feb, 2020

The European Union has published on 18 February 2020 a delegated regulation classifying titanium dioxide (TiO2) as a category 2 suspected carcinogen by inhalation under EU Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008... Read More >>

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Aldi tells suppliers product packaging must be 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025

21 Feb, 2020

Aldi UK CEO Giles Hurley has warned suppliers they could face the axe if they don’t get on board with the discounter’s packaging commitments.

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P&G to use recycled plastic as part of circular-economy push in Europe

21 Feb, 2020

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) announced significant advances across European sustainability projects in pursuit of its “Ambition 2030” goals.

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Meet Unilever’s first 100% recycled plastic toothbrush

17 Feb, 2020

Unilever’s first toothbrush made from 100% recycled plastic has just launched in France, and it’ll be reaching further countries soon.

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UFlex closes a quarter of innovations, milestones and progress, with multiple product launches

15 Feb, 2020

UFlex Ltd., India’s largest multinational flexible packaging company and a global player in polymer sciences, today declared its earnings for the quarter ended December 31, 2019. Its consolidated net profit... Read More >>

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Updated study confirms flexible packaging plays a key role in prevention of packaging waste and mitigation of global warming EAFA ifeu study update 20

06 Feb, 2020

A recently updated and extended study by the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (ifeu), commissioned by Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE), has underlined the original study’s findings. It shows clearly... Read More >>

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UPM Raflatac boosts the circular economy with new recycled content film labels for home and personal care

06 Feb, 2020

UPM Raflatac is labeling a smarter future by answering the growing demand of increasing the amount of recycled content in packaging materials. New UPM Raflatac PE PCR White TC 85... Read More >>