Giant sculpture of a breaching blue whale built out of plastic waste for Belgian art show.
North American one-stop print, paper and paper-related products distributor shows off its game changing skills and partners at Open House event
Conferences, seminars, trade shows, training and more for companies involved in the packaging industry.
Anthem Worldwide and Walmart honored in The Vertex Awards 2018 competition.
Research program announces partnership with MRFF to pilot curbside recycling of flexible plastic packaging.
Writer Nick Douglas offers a candid take on just what consumers should do with recyclable products when they have finished using them.
SureHandle Bottle takes three IoPP Ameristar packaging awards for bottle with integrated handle.
ReVital Polymers able to take municipality black plastic and recover it for resale.
The European Commission wants to ban what it considers to be the 10 most harmful single-use plastic products.
PolyOne offers chemically-compatible thermoplastic elastomers for brand owners and converters who create cosmetic packaging.
The GravityTray captures dripping liquids in a separate bottom compartment.
FROMM Holding AG of Switzerland acquires PAC Strapping Products Inc. of Pennsylvania and US Strapping Company of South Carolina.
Sunday, April 22, 2018 is Earth Day, and Steve Russell of the American Chemistry Council takes a look at why plastics refuse is finding its way into our oceans.
Contributor Jackie White provides the straight poop on what happens to the packaging “after” you stoop to scoop.
China retaliates against propane and petrochemicals – a look at the proposed 25 percent tariffs on a wide array of US products.
New droplet-shaped lightweight bottle from Krones.
Scheduled for use in soft drink PET bottles from summer 2018 onward, Suntory says it will reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 25 percent.
Danish toy building block firm LEGO says about one to two percent of its botanical-themed elements will be made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane.
The 10% jump in 2016 numbers highlights a dramatic growth over the past decade, according to a pair of recycling reports issued at the annual Plastics Recycling Conference.
PPEC (Paper & Paperboard Packaging Environmental Council ’s John Mullinder loves fish but isn’t as keen on plastic. See what he has to say about creating a circular economy for plastics.
Join PAC on March 8, 2018 for a webinar examining how plastic pollution in our oceans is causing the packaging industry to rethink how it packages products.
A BBC report says that plastic pollution has reached the Arctic—much of it from the fishing industries—with some 30 tonnes picked up. Watch the video.
The BOBST AluBond process provides high metal adhesion and surface energy levels through vacuum metallization.
Bottle for Nature’s Promise hand soap is produced on proprietary Amcor-built machine powered by LiquiForm.
Investment will allow Pregis to better assist converters in delivering performance-oriented materials.
Tests show that High-density polyethylene (HDPE) can be recycled 10x or more.
The Coca-Cola Company announces new global vision to help create a world without waste to help collect and recycle a bottle or can for every one it sells by 2030.
Presented by the European Commission, Plastic Waste is a European strategy to protect the planet, defend our citizens and empower our industries.
European Commission misses chance to fully embrace circular benefits of bio-based plastics and biodegradable plastics, according to European Bioplastics association.
Platinum Equity purchasing Husky International from Berkshire Partners LLC and OMERS Private Equity Inc.
BASF’s biomass balance approach for conserving fossil resources continues to establish itself with Styropor produced from renewable resources, available for the first time on the market.
A study by UK’s University of Plymouth says that by tearing apart solid plastics, marinelife actually contributes to the spread of microplastics in the environment.