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Recycling Packaging News
With the 2025 National Packaging Targets significantly shifting the packaging design landscape in Australia, a critical element that is coming up short is truthful and accurate environmental claims on-pack. More than ever consumers are demanding brands to be honest about their sustainability journey including the choice of wording and logos on-pack.
Berry Bramlage has unveiled a range of new closure designs that meet forthcoming EU single use plastic legislation. The solutions involve additional strands or tabs on the tamper-evident band that keep the closure attached after opening and enable easy reclosing of the bottle.
Beating global companies, Charpak Ltd have been announced as 'Winners of the Innovation of the Year 2019' at the UK Packaging Awards for their ground-breaking Twist-Loc® Tub.
There’s a misperception that beverage cartons can’t be recycled as easily as other packaging because they are made from multiple layers of different materials – paper board, polymer and aluminium. But, as we saw in our previous blog post, beverage cartons are actually fully recyclable.
Black plastic packaging poses a great challenge for the recycling process because the presence of carbon black does not allow the correct sorting of black parts at recycling facilities. Giflor’s Carbon Black Free (CBF) resin is the latest response to this challenging issue.
Consumers are placing great importance on sustainable products, specifically on sustainable packaging solutions that can be disposed of in an environmentally friendly way. A pioneer in the quest for greater sustainability, Gerresheimer offers an extensive standard range of plastic packaging and devises customized solutions made from PET, R-PET, and BIO-PET plastics.
As part of its ongoing Better Planet Packaging initiative, Smurfit Kappa has collaborated with one of its partners, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper, to create a new type of innovative and recyclable food-safe packaging. A combination of Smurfit Kappa’s expertise in paper-based packaging and Mitsubishi HiTec Paper’s strength in coated papers has led to the first product in the new range being shortlisted as a finalist in the Swiss Packaging Awards.
Silgan Dispensing has released three additional solutions to its suite of post-consumer recycled products and introduced an industry-leading color library of more than 80 options. PCR offers exciting new possibilities to reduce waste and energy use while still achieving the highest levels of performance.
A high performance PETG dropper is the latest product to be incorporated into Rayuen Packaging's selection of stylish beauty and cosmeceutical packaging concepts. The new dropper benefits a 13/415 neck ensuring its compatibility with glass vials and bottles, for targetted dispensing of serums and face oils, and can be customized for a unique finish.