Following a tumultuous year in which the global pandemic has caused unprecedented worldwide disruption, sustainability has returned to the top of the agenda for brands in 2021, according to packaging data specialists ecoVeritas.
Packaging 360 is proud to present Dr. Prasad Modak, Executive President; Environmental Management Centre (EMC) as our guest in our inaugural episode of Packaging Talks. In this episode, Dr. Modak shares his insights into the various aspects of Sustainability & Circular Economy.
Supermarkets and food giants ditching plastic packaging are swapping to even more environmentally damaging materials, an investigation has found.
PepsiCo, producer of soda beverages and snack brands such as Lay’s potato chips, among other products, joined forces with Danimer Scientific several years ago with the goal to develop sustainable flexible packaging, Danimer says in a news release published on its website.
Stora Enso’s design for eco-friendly pellet packaging was awarded with a prestigious Worldstar award. The renewable and recyclable packaging is designed for heavy use in transporting and warehousing of wood pellets for heating.
Unilever has worked with Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba to create a system of recycling machines which use artificial intelligence to automatically identify and sort plastic packaging.
The plastics recycling market in India is estimated to grow at a rate of 6.5% to attain a market size of US $53.72 billion by the end of 2023.