• First Plastic Free Trust Mark introduced

    First Plastic Free Trust Mark introduced0

    The world’s first Plastic Free Trust Mark has been launched by environmental campaign group, A Plastic Planet, in a move it says could revolutionise how shoppers buy their food and drink.

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  • “Plain packaging is failing”

    “Plain packaging is failing”0

    A year after its controversial introduction, plain packaging is failing in the UK, claims The Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA).

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  • Plastic Pact founding members share their vision

    Plastic Pact founding members share their vision0

    More than 40 businesses and 15 organisations have become founding members of The UK Plastics Pact, the new joint initiative from the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, and the first of a global network which aims to make the entire plastics value chain work towards a set of targets that will keep plastic in the economy and out of the environment by 2025.

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  • Industry urged to take advantage of renewables insights

    Industry urged to take advantage of renewables insights0

    Awareness of ongoing research into packaging made from natural renewable resources needs to be raised according to both the Packaging Society, and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), which are striving to keep their own members, and members of the packaging industry as a whole, up to speed with the latest developments and show how they are becoming more viable alternatives.

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  • The best global packaging innovations recognised at WorldStar Awards night

    The best global packaging innovations recognised at WorldStar Awards night0

    The leading lights of global packaging received their awards at a glittering international event last night.
    The awards ceremony and gala evening for the WorldStar Awards, organised by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) took place during the 1st WPO Board Meeting of 2018, in Gold Coast, Australia, at the same time as the AIP National Conference.

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  • Bagging equipment fine-tuned to run new compostable film

    Bagging equipment fine-tuned to run new compostable film0

    Responding to the rapid need for food factories to use sustainable packaging materials, Ilapak UK has successfully adapted one of its vertical flow wrapping systems, the Vegatronic, to run a new compostable film. Following this breakthrough, Ilapak plans to modify its entire fleet of over 1,200 vertical and horizontal systems and offer an upgrade option

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