Plastics have become a fundamental part of the packaging world. There is a broad spectrum of applications for polymers. In addition, they have a low weight, long shelf-life and can also be used in sensitive application areas like the food or pharmaceutical industry. Therefore it comes as no surprise that plastics are used en masse


Partners with SABIC to create first bouillon packaging made from circular polymer for Unilever These days, plastic packaging manufacturers are faced with ever increasing demands to incorporate more sustainable and more recycled materials, such as r-PP. For the first time, Greiner Packaging has now teamed up with global petrochemical leader SABIC and brand owner Unilever

Fish in packaging made from chemically recycled plastic

Contaminated or mixed plastic waste poses a problem for the circular economy – it can’t be recycled and ends up in dumps or in a thermal recycling process. BASF has now developed styropor boxes made from chemically recycled plastic in a joint project with Vartdal Plast and Bremnes Seashore. In Norway, Bömlo’s salmon fillets have

Plastipak’s Clean Tech and BioteCH4 form Unique Partnership to Power Recycling Operation

Plastipak, a leading rigid plastic packaging producer and recycler, has teamed up with anaerobic digestion (AD) operator BioteCH4 to deliver a low carbon solution to power its Clean Tech PET recycling plant. Based in Hemswell, Lincolnshire, BioteCH4 operates an anaerobic digestion plant, recycling over 90,000 tonnes of food waste per year. Anaerobic digestion is a

Stepac’s Role In Responsible Use Of Plastic Packaging For Reducing Food Waste

Society is calling for a reduction in the use of plastic packaging. However, plastic packaging plays an important role in reducing food waste. How can we balance this out and ensure that by solving one problem, we don’t end up with an even bigger one on our hands?We spoke with Dr. Gary Ward of StePac