Tag Archives: reusable packaging

UK food market first as Mondi launches new recyclable paper-based packaging with Veetee

Mondi, a global leader in sustainable packaging and paper, is bringing paper-packed dry rice to the UK for the first time, by collaborating with award-winning rice supplier Veetee. Veetee’s new rice packaging has been created using Mondi’s FunctionalBarrier Paper, providing a safe, secure and strong alternative to the industry standard plastic packs. Veetee and Mondi […]

Avery Dennison announces second cohort of startups in its AD Stretch Accelerator Program

Avery Dennison Corporation has selected five startups for Cohort 02 of the AD Stretch Accelerator Program. AD Stretch tackles crucial challenges in the labels and packaging industry, including connected packaging, materials innovation and sustainability. The program, run in partnership with accelerator builder-operator Highline Beta, received over 300 applications from startups worldwide. Following the success of […]

EC proposal on packaging and packaging waste could build a world class circularity model

A proposal for a revised Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation, tabled today by the European Commission, builds on the performance of the EU industry’s recycling model for paper and board packaging. The paper industry now calls for a science-based evaluation of recyclable and reusable options. Recycling is today the first source of fibre for the […]

European Commission proposal on packaging and packaging waste could build a world class circularity model where reuse and recycling are complementary

A proposal for a revised Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation, tabled today by the European Commission, builds on the performance of the EU industry’s recycling model for paper and board packaging. The paper industry now calls for a science-based evaluation of recyclable and reusable options. Recycling is today the first source of fiber for the pulp and paper sector and ‘circularity’ is part of a business model that places Europe as the global recycling champion. In the EU, paper and board packaging are recycled more than all other […]

Huhtamaki welcomes the latest scientific evidence on the environmental impacts of reusable packaging

Huhtamaki has welcomed the conclusions of a new report, which reviews 26 scientific studies comparing the environmental impact of single-use packaging vs. reusable tableware used in takeaway settings. Conducted by Ramboll, a leading global engineering, design and consultancy company, the ‘meta-analysis’ of 26 previous scientific studies concludes that the additional and specific burdens of reusable […]

Port Townsend Paper, Washington, USA, awards order for Dryer Fabric Cleaners to ProJet

ProJet received an order for 3 Power Cleaners (dryer fabric cleaners) from Port Townsend Paper, Pt. Townsend, Washington state, USA for their Paper Machine # 1. The order was received in May 2022 and the value of the order will not be disclosed. The Cleaners will be installed on the 1st Unirun and 2nd Dryer […]

ABB upgrades Swiss packaging producer’s PM

Zurich-based industrial group ABB has modernized a key paper machine operated by Swiss packaging maker Model Group, fitting the machine with new energy-efficient motors and variable speed drives.   “The result is increased productivity and reliability, together with a reduction in energy consumption of up to 900,000-kilowatt hours (kWh) a year – equivalent to 200 […]

ProJet receives order for a Dual Tail Cutter for Neenah Inc in Wisconsin, USA

ProJet received an order for a Dual Cutter, also called Tail & Deckle Cutter, for the Wire Section of PM1 at Neenah Paper Inc., Stevens Point, WI. Neenah, worldwide manufacturer of Specialty Papers operates a 150 in. wide machine in Stevens Point. PM 1 has very frequent deckle changes, up to 30 a week. Neenah […]

Zalando is moving from plastic to paper

Zalando kicked off its transition from plastic shipping bags to paper bags: While the previous bags were made of plastic with 80% recycled content, the new shipping bags are made of FSCⓇ-certified (FSC® N003557) and recyclable paper. The new shipping bags were previously tested in a 3-month pilot in Sweden and Zalando customers were convinced […]