Nestlé makes packaging pledge

Nestlé and McDonald’s have both pledged to make their packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025. By the middle of the next decade, Nestlé says it wants none of the company's packaging to find its way into lan...

Wood offers green packaging solutions

A Norwegian company that supplies billions of food cartons globally is replacing the fossil-based polyethylene used in its product with a wood-based solution. Elopak has joined for forces with UPM Biofuels, ...

Coca-Cola wants ‘World Without Waste’

Coca-Cola is joining the rapidly growing number of corporations committing to taking action on packaging. The company announced this month, that by 2030, it plans to 'collect and recycle the equivalent of 10...

Good week for circular economy

It has been a good week for the circular economy. Europe launched a comprehensive new strategy on plastics. And corporates, including McDonald's and Danone made major commitments to go circular. Major UK ...

Fast food giant makes packaging pledge

McDonald’s has pledged to make its food packaging entirely from recyclable materials by 2025. The global fast food giant confirmed this week it wants 100% of its guest packaging made from renewable sources i...

Innovation keeps food fresher

Scientists have developed packaging which could help keep food fresh for longer. They presented their findings at a recent meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The packaging film 'coated with clay...

Repackaging the circular economy

(EUROPE) Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever are just three of the household names that are part of a new European project aiming to make flexible packaging more relevant to the circular economy. Called CEFLEX t...

These edible bottles waste nothing

|16 April 2017| LONDON Squidgy edible packets of water made from seaweed are an ingenious antidote to the environmental scourge of plastics. The company behind it, Skipping Rocks Lab, has a vision to "...

Packaging made from plants

|10 April 2017| A pioneering company producing food packaging made from plant materials has picked up an award at the World Food Innovation Award 2017. Parkside claimed top spot in the Best Sustainable ca...