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The demand for sustainable packaging solutions continues to increase across many markets. However, consumers still expect the same levels of functionality and user-friendliness. Leading Polish ice cream producer, Bracia Koral, is now taking the initiative in its sector with the introduction of packs that can be reused once the product is consumed.

Improving the life cycle of packaging by optimizing resources and limiting waste production is one of the pillars of L’Oréal’s sustainability strategy and its Sharing Beauty With All program. Several milestones were reached during 2017, thanks to innovative solutions in terms of eco-design and recycling.

How OMO’s new EcoActive bottles will prevent millions of tonnes of plastic waste ending up in the ocean

Paper-based packaging provider Smurfit Kappa is celebrating the first annual European Paper Bag day at its Sangüesa Paper Mill in Spain, to promote the use of paper carrier bags as an alternative to plastic bags.

As consumer awareness of the magnitude of food waste grows, Sealed Air’s Ron Cotterman says the time for retailers to implement more effective preventive measures is now.

A leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions, was recognized at the Path to Purchase Design of the Times Awards with 31 awards for excellence in merchandising solutions — the most of any entrant for the second year in row. The company’s awards include a platinum award for Harry’s Dude and Dog endcap.

For decades, conventional materials have sold themselves as the only option for insulated packaging but Woolcool is naturally better. Our products are made with wool but we don’t have to be woolly or pull the wool over anyone’s eyes when it comes to performance… and proving it!

Starting with 1 litre laundry liquid bottles, 75% of each bottle will be made from plastic sourced from recycled milk, juice and water bottles. The new bottles will be manufactured in New Zealand by Pact subsidiary Alto and will be available on shelf from October 2018.

The Beach Boys’ sentiment implies that things can never happen too soon, but for the aging population of Europe, there are many who wish that the opposite applied. Recent data from the European Union shows that the elderly population is set to increase in Europe, and that of a total population of 511.5 million in the EU-28 (as of January 1, 2017)1, some 19.4% are aged 65 or over – a significant number.

Large and small healthcare companies across Europe are getting more flexibility and lower costs for shorter print runs.


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