The jars demonstrate the appropriateness of plastic for ice cream packaging
All of Danone’s packaging is expected to be 100-percent recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025.
The generation of printed paper that ends up in Ontario homes has fallen.
New bag-in-box designed for eCommerce ships Liquid Tide more efficiently
A stark reminder of corporate responsibility in plastic pollution
Pretium positions its SureHandle PET bottle as alternative for glass beer growlers, cold brew coffee
The SureHandle will be shown for the first time at PLMA.
With minimal waste services in place, many citizens are forced to dump their waste directly into the environment.
This innovative whipped dip can be enjoyed at any time of day by the entire family.
The preliminary estimate of shipments of primary plastics equipment for reporting companies totaled $335.2 million in the second quarter of 2018.
Miguel Campos, export sales manager at Advanta, quashes the current packaging misconceptions surrounding ready meal manufacturing.
Dr. Sabine Amberg-Schwab from the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC develops a new class of material called bioORMOCER®s to reduce plastic waste.
The global need for polymers has grown by over 200 million tonnes over the past 30 years.
Agreement to purchase land for a new manufacturing facility will help Husky meet demands of customers in region.
A study from the Canadian Plastics Industry Association says with the access provided, Canadians can recycle plastic packaging.
Final decision on whether to ban bisphenol A to be resolved March 31.
Big increases for auto parts exports
Sustainability is steadily gaining in importance for consumers as they want ethically and ecologically impeccable products, packaged in a resource-conserving manner that nevertheless ensures their perfect condition when purchased. This is a major challenge to packaging producers, as the industry wants to save on materials without compromising the stability of the packaging in any way.
The Township of Puslinch and Nestlé Waters Canada, Canada’s marketshare-leading manufacturer and distributor of healthy beverage choices, has announced that the company has donated $16,000 worth of public spaces recycling infrastructure for use at the Optimist Recreation Centre, the Township’s new multi-use recreational facility.
European plastic package provider manufactures innovative container.
In the recently released Survey of Bisphenol A in Canned Food Products from Canadian Markets, Health Canada says there is no risk from Bisphenol A (BPA) in canned food. BPA is an organic compound and is a building block of…
The State of California seeks to become the first to ban plastic shopping bags via the AB 1988 bill that still needs to pass the state Senate. The cities of San Francisco and Oakland have already banned plastic bag use,…
The Klöckner Pentaplast Group, the largest North American producer of rigid polyester films, has announced it will add new polyester production capacity at the company’s Rural Retreat, Virginia, manufacturing facility with an investment of US$4.9-million. The new line will increase…
Coca-Cola Canada (Ltd.) has announced that the innovative PlantBottle packaging will be the primary beverage product package used during the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, joining other select markets in the initial global launch of this partially plant-based PET (polyethylene…
Husky Injection Molding Systems headquartered in Bolton, Ont. has recently announced initiatives that will raise awareness about the benefits of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) as a packaging material. To support this goal, Husky is participating in several projects dedicated to providing…
For the first time in Ontario, a nouveau wine will be available in a lightweight, eco-friendly PET plastic bottle as eight nouveau wines go on sale at some 400 LCBO stores on November 20. The nouveau wines are being offered…
A switch from metal to plastic may not at first sound like a sustainability ‘no-brainer,’ but for the French company Un Air d’Ici, repackaging its flagship, premium-priced Ice Fruit product line in plastic containers turned out to be a green…
Packaged foods giant ConAgra Foods, Inc. says it has become the first company in North America to successfully incorporate post-consumer recycled plastic in its frozen-meal trays—enabling it to divert approximately 8-million pounds of plastic from North American landfills to the…
Anyone who thinks that sustainable packaging must by definition look dull and lifeless should have a good look at the new AgroResin Rainbow series of biodegradable fiber-composite packaging recently developed by the Vernon, Ca.-based plastic food packaging thermoformer PWP Industries.…