Procter & Gamble (P&G), the parent company of many, many brands that we all use, is aiming for 100% recyclable packaging by 2030 — Downy, Bounce, Pampers, Tide, Gain, Gillette, Dawn dish detergent, Vicks vapor rub, and Mr. Clean are just some of the brands under P&G. Gian De Belder, Principal Scientist at P&G, said, “We are guided by the question: ‘How can we really make a difference in consumers’ lives where it matters the most?’”
Unilever is recognised as the No. 1 corporate sustainability leader for the tenth year in a row, according to the latest GlobeScan-SustainAbility survey.
Braskem, the largest polyolefins producer in the Americas and leading producer of biopolymers in the world, today announced the launch of its new INSPIRE polypropylene (PP) grade designed to replace polyethylene terephthalate (PET) in consumer packaging applications such as ready-made meals at grocery stores and fast casual restaurants when higher temperature resistance is needed.
Growth in packaging sector due to increase in demand for personal hygiene products & food packaging ~
By choosing clear PET enhanced with ClearShield 390B UV Absorber, converters, packaging manufacturers and brand owners can protect UV-sensitive content, support the clean label trend and deliver a satisfying customer experience. All these factors help boost profits and strengthen brand integrity.
The tube produced with Huhtamaki’s laminate contains 19% Mersalen® recyclates and its performance is nearly identical with the standard referenced PBL structure produced with virgin LDPE. The ambitious R&D unit at Huhtamaki Flexible Packaging Europe plans to further increase the percentage of recycled content in their products and will test recyclates based on different feedstock streams.
The rating awarded by GreenCo recognised the exemplary work spearheaded by ITC’s Paperboards and Specialty Papers Business in Bhadrachalam to become an icon of environmental stewardship with graded green features.
ITC is the only company in the world to be Carbon Positive for 15 years and its large-scale afforestation programme has greened over 8,00,000 acres and created 147 million person days of livelihoods for farmers
o advance the sustainability features of its toothpaste tubes, Henkel uses Albéa’s proprietary Greenleaf tube technology, which enables the packaging to be fully recyclable wherever collection schemes are active.
Ankit Tanna Director, Printmann Group, shares his thoughts on the present situation & also points to the silver lining & emerging opportunities for the packaging sector.
Avery Dennison has successfully achieved OK Compost certification for a BPA-free and FSC®-certified thermal label material combined with the brand new adhesive SX6030, offering brands new options to more sustainable packaging.