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Klöckner Pentaplast receives certificate of verification for packaging films

Global producer of packaging films Klöckner Pentaplast has received the 'Certificate of Verification' from NSF International for its line of SmartCycle post-consumer recycled (PCR) content polyester...

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Metabolix announces distribution agreement with Tianjin GreenBio

Bioscience company Metabolix has announced a distribution agreement with the Tianjin GreenBio Materials in China.

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Ecovative selects Kenactiv as supplier in mushroom-based technology for...

Materials science company Ecovative has selected Kenactiv Innovations as a raw material supply partner in the deployment of its new mycelium technology, a sustainable alternative to expanded...

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Flint Group joins SGP to promote sustainability

Solvent-based technologies provider Flint Group has joined non-profit organization Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) in a bid to promote sustainability in the graphics communication industry.

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White House Easter egg packaging demonstrates sustainable sourcing

National Park Foundation, the official charity of America’s national parks, has packaged the official White House Easter Egg in a gift box, which is made from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)...

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Innovia Films and Sappi create compostable packs

Innovia Films and Sappi Fine Paper Europe have collaborated to create new compostable packs in response to a new EU Packaging Directive set to come into effect in 2014.

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MeadWestvaco to purchase certified wood

Global packaging company MeadWestvaco (MWV) is all set to purchase wood that is certified under the American Tree Farm System (ATFS), in a bid to demonstrate its commitment to sustainable forest...

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International Paper unveils laser paper range with carbon capture initiative

Paper and packaging company International Paper (IP) has announced the availability of the company’s color laser paper Pro-Design range with carbon capture initiative introduced by paper merchant group...

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Cardia, Highland Plastics collaborate to offer sustainable packaging systems

Australian developer and manufacturer of sustainable resins Cardia Bioplastics has joined forces with Highland Plastics to provide sustainable packaging systems for consumer and institutional...

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Cereplast to promote compostables film grades in Italy

Compostable and sustainable bioplastics manufacturer Cereplast has announced that the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Cereplast Italia has added about seven sales agents to promote its products in...

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Red Diamond chooses LBP’s sustainable solution

Food service company in the US, Red Diamond is all set to offer its coffee and tea in single-serve format, leveraging UpShot Solution from sustainable packaging developer LBP Manufacturing.

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Trinity Oaks bottles wines with environmentally friendly capsules

Trinity Oaks, wholly-owned and produced by the US-based wine company Trinchero Family Estates, has announced that it has started bottling its wines with new plant-based capsules made from a...

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MeadWestVaco, Multi Packaging and Ellis join sustainability platform

MeadWestVaco (MWV), Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) and Ellis Paperbox have joined Ecodesk, the open data sustainability platform to measure and analyze supply chain energy use and carbon emissions.

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Waitrose to reduce food packaging by 2016

UK-based retailer Waitrose has announced a target to cut its packaging in half by 2016 and also changes to its product ranges that will help achieve the target, saving nearly 100t of packaging annually.

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Portola Packaging North American facilities reduce energy usage by 30%

Plastic closures and containers manufacturer Portola Packaging's North American plants have reduced energy usage by almost 30%. Over the past three years, the company also recycled about nine million...

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Avery Dennison launches interactive recycling tool

Labeling, packaging materials and solutions provider in the US, Avery Dennison has launched a matrix recycling tool in a bid to help its converter customers divert and process scrap.

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PTT Polymer to distribute NatureWorks’ biopolymer in Thailand and Vietnam

Biopolymers supplier NatureWorks has named PTT Polymer Marketing (PTTPM) as its Ingeo distributor in Thailand and Vietnam.

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Planglow launches compostable food container

UK-based biodegradable packaging supplier Planglow has introduced a new compostable Natural Pot and two choices of matching lids.

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SC Johnson introduces compostable food bags

Household cleaning products manufacturer SC Johnson has introduced the new Ziploc Brand Compostable Bags, which provide better storage solutions that help reduce landfill waste.

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BASF launches two new compostable packaging grades

Global chemical company BASF has announced the addition of two new variants, ecovio T2308 and ecovio IS1335 to its range of the compostable and partially bio-based plastic ecovio.

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