Pharma Packaging: less waste, increased recyclability, and sustainability as the keyword

Certainly, the magnitude of waste in Pharma is not as impactful as that of the food sector. Indeed, the regulations governing packaging are very strict. However, due to the EU Regulation on packaging and packaging waste, change is on the horizon here too. It’s less immediate, requires management, but must certainly be taken into account

Setting new standards in sustainability

Vetropack defines targets and submits them to the “Science Based Targets initiative”. The Vetropack Group, one of Europe’s leading glass packaging manufacturers, has submitted specific targets for reducing CO2 emissions to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for validation. By 2032, Scope 1 and 2 emissions are to be reduced by 50.4 percent and Scope

In what Ways is Custom Packaging Contributing to a Sustainable Future?

In times when sustainability is not just a buzzword but an obligation, industries globally are reconsidering their practices to minimize the carbon impact on the earth. The packaging industry is at the vanguard to innovate and use technology, and customer needs to shift to ecologically friendly options. Here, custom packaging sets its foot as a

SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING FOR DRY PET FOOD

Innovative approaches for paper-based packaging with polymers Author: Dr. Bettina Plaumann, Kuraray Europe, Segment Team Paper & Packaging Various trends and requirements are currently transforming the packaging market: renewable raw materials, reducing the amount of packaging material, cutting CO2 emissions, monolayer packaging, recyclability, repulpability and biodegradability – to name a few. The overriding and most

Sustainability is a fundamental value on which IMA has based its operations

Sustainability is a fundamental value on which IMA has based its operations for many years and is a very important pillar of the system. The Group’s commitment towards this matter is embodied by the corporate IMA ZERO project. The Company has been prioritizing sustainability since years and committing to concretely implementing new eco-friendly projects and initiatives, annually publishing a

A TRADITIONAL COMPANY WITH A PIONEERING ROLE: BERGLANDMILCH SWITCHES TO SELF SEPARATING K3® R100 CUPS FROM GREINER PACKAGING

•Berglandmilch is now using self-separating cardboardplastic combinations for its 500g yogurt cups.   •The cups are used for all flavors of the Schärdinger, Tirol Milch, and Stainzer brands.  •The packaging guarantees optimal recyclability and is considered a particularly sustainable packaging solution for the future.   •The declared aim of the changeover is to take on

ESSENTRA TAPES TO SHOWCASE SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING SOLUTIONS

Packaging solutions experts Essentra Tapes is set to headline next month’s Packaging Innovations event in Birmingham. Rippatape® Halo, the jewel in the crown of its ECO Range, will step into the spotlight on the 15 & 16 February at the largest annual event connecting packaging specifiers and buyers with the suppliers, new materials, formats and

SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING

Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi, CMD, UFlex Limited, releases report on Recyclability of Multi-Layer mixed Plastics (MLP) at an industry event on sustainable packaging  Mr Ashok Chaturvedi, Chairman and Managing Director, UFlex Limited, recently released a report on recyclability of Multi-Layer mixed Plastic (MLP) waste at an event organized and hosted by Plastic Packaging Research and Development

UNIVERSAL PACK: NOT JUST SUPPLIERS OF PACKAGING LINES, BUT ALSO PARTNERS.

FLEXIBILITY AND INNOVATION IN PACKAGING LINES AND SERVICES Universal Pack is an Italian company specialized in packaging for food and pharmaceutical products. Thanks to advanced technologies and collaborations with important industry partners, the company can provide personalized and innovative solutions. It is also strongly committed to environmental sustainability and the highest quality and safety of

CLOSING THE CHAPTER ON FOOD PACKAGING AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM

According to Legambiente’s Beach Litter dossier (2019), at the top of the top 10 most commonly found wastes on Italian beaches are plastic and polystyrene pieces, which are the “precursors” to microplastics.  In particular, beverage caps and lids (one per meter of beach), followed by cigarette butts, cotton swabs (7.4% of the total found), plastic