• Zero waste Olympics

    Zero waste Olympics0

    Sustainable packaging made from plants is set to play a major role at the London Olympics but it will all be for nothing if brand owners, waste management companies and event organisers fail to build on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. This is the warning of bioeconomy consultants and advisers to the London Olympics, NNFCC.    

  • Xaar joins iconic brands in exhibition

    Xaar joins iconic brands in exhibition0

    Xaar, the world-leading developer of inkjet technology and manufacturer of industrial inkjet printheads, yesterday lined up alongside 38 other iconic British businesses taking part in the ‘Make it in Great Britain’ exhibition.       The impressive display featuring leading British manufacturers at the Science Museum,London, is the culmination of the ‘Make it in Great

  • X-Games star includes dirt in new cleaner

    X-Games star includes dirt in new cleaner0

    Following a successful Kickstarter campaign and being selected for funding through ABC’s Shark Tank programme, Bryce Hudson, star of the X-Games and an off-road motorcyclist, has developed Grip Clean, a new hand cleaner developed from all natural products. After scouring the market, Bryce was unable to find cleaners that would remove grease, oil and dirt

  • Wrappers to Riches Collection Contest

    Wrappers to Riches Collection Contest0

    • News
    • February 7, 2014

    TerraCycle and McVitie’s® have announced the launch of a new competition – the Wrappers to Riches Collection Contest.  There are a combined 50,000 TerraCycle points (£500 worth) in prizes to be won!  The Wrappers to Riches Collection Contest is a new recycling fundraising competition which encourages people across the UK to collect and send in

  • WPO selects winners of WorldStar Awards 2014

    WPO selects winners of WorldStar Awards 20140

    • News
    • November 29, 2013

    3 Representatives of 24 packaging associations, members of WPO (World Packaging Organisation), judged 249 packaging projects, from 35 countries, that applied for WorldStar Awards 2014. The judging session took place on November 7th, the third day of WPO’s Board Meeting program, held in Barcelona, Spain. The 3-day program, including judging session, was organised by WPO’s

  • WPO announces shortlist for Marketing and Sustainability Award 2014

    WPO announces shortlist for Marketing and Sustainability Award 20140

    • News
    • February 14, 2014

    The Marketing & Communication Committee of WPO (World Packaging Organization), coordinated by vice president Luciana Pellegrino (ABRE – Brazil), has announced the shortlist of candidates for the special category Marketing Award of the WorldStar Awards 2014.  According to WPO President, Thomas Schneider, “this category was created to value and appreciate the packages that best exhibit,