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    How committed is Amazon to sustainable packaging progress?

    2022-08-10T12:21:00Z

    E-commerce giant Amazon has taken a recent interest in eco-friendly packaging, particularly in its usage of paper and cardboard. Even so, the company is no stranger to criticism for its environmental practices. With the catastrophic impacts of climate change leading to conversations about corporate greenwashing, Emma Liggins asks if Amazon is doing enough to make its packaging sustainable.

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    Amazon Germany to reduce SUP in outer packaging

    2021-11-24T13:48:35Z

    Amazon is aiming to stop using single-use plastics (SUP) for its outer packaging by the end of 2021 in Germany.

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    Answering the big questions in packaging sustainability

    2020-11-30T12:59:00Z

    This week at the Sustainable Packaging Summit we will be bringing you five sessions - from interactive Zoom discussions with global thought-leaders to live debates with experts from across the value chain.

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    This week at the Sustainable Packaging Summit: E-commerce and renewables

    2020-11-16T11:53:00Z

    We are bringing you two Sustainable Packaging Summit discussions this week, where we will be joined by experts from every link of the packaging value chain.

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    Podcast: E-commerce and optimum packaging design

    2020-06-30T13:20:00Z

    As COVID-19 further channels consumer behaviour into online shopping, Libby Munford chats to leading expert, Brent Lindberg, founder of Fuseneo.

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    Amazon: Addressing the challenges of e-commerce

    2020-03-10T13:16:00Z

    In this column, Kim Houchens, director of customer packaging experience at Amazon shares how the company continues to address the specific challenges of e-commerce.

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    On the Need for a Fundamental E-Think

    2019-04-23T10:07:00Z

    Smurfit Kappa’s Gérard van den Boogaard discusses the mind-boggling array of variables presented by e-commerce, overturning almost all of the suppositions that have served logistics and tertiary packaging well until now.

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    Sustainability Awards 2019 seeks the best packaging innovation (video)

    2019-04-16T13:22:00Z

    The most important global competition promoting sustainable packaging innovation is open for submissions. A short introduction to the biggest Sustainability Awards to date.

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    What Does 2019 Mean for Food & Bev?

    2019-02-14T09:31:00Z

    Our writers share their predictions for the trends that will define the coming year in food and drink packaging.

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    Prep-Free, Leak-Free

    2019-02-04T08:10:00Z

    Rieke made a significant statement for the e-commerce channel in Q4 2018 with the launch of a new portfolio of non-leak trigger and pump dispenser solutions. Tim Sykes visited the company’s Leicester, UK, R&D centre to find out what is driving Rieke.

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    Packaging Connections Black Friday 23/11/2018

    2018-11-23T16:14:00Z

    As Black Friday merges into Cyber Monday we focus on Amazon's and Procter and Gamble's Tide brand's efforts to optimise packaging functionality and minimise waste for the e-commerce channel

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    Turning the Tide: The Eco-Box eCommerce Rethink

    2018-11-20T17:00:00Z

    P&G has introduced a new bag-in-box for North American e-commerce channels to ship Liquid Tide laundry detergent with greatly increased efficiency. Tim Sykes spoke to some of the creators of the new format.

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    Amazon Flexing its Muscles on Wasteful Packaging

    2018-11-16T08:08:00Z

    Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging vendor incentive program has landed in Europe. Tim Sykes spoke with Dr Kim Houchens, Amazon’s director, Customer Packaging Experience, to discuss the aims and far-reaching implications of this initiative.

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    Dow Awards Take the Pulse of Global Innovation

    2018-09-11T14:12:00Z

    Revealing the winners of the prestigious Awards for Packaging Innovation! Packaging Europe’s Tim Sykes, a member of the global judging panel that assembled in Houston to scrutinise the entries, looks back on the competition and its deserving winners

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    Garçon Wines Launches New Pink 100% Recycled PET Bottle

    2018-09-03T14:00:00Z

    Garçon Wines, inventor of the 750ml slimline wine bottle,  is launching a pink bottle made from 100% recycled PET which is made in the UK and is fully recyclable after.

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    Why Packaging Is a Game Changer for the IoT

    2018-08-20T13:49:00Z

    Eric Schultz, VP, Business Development, SGK explains how connected experience design is changing the packaging landscape and how it can enhance your packaging strategy.

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    How Social Media Is Changing Packaging Design

    2018-08-09T08:17:00Z

    Mark Hewitt, Group Managing Director, Europe, SGK, explores how a pack can be connected across the entire consumer journey beyond the shop shelf.

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    Rieke & Amazon develop first leak-free sprayer

    2018-07-09T00:00:00Z

    Rieke and Amazon have partnered to develop the first leak-free sprayer to enhance customers' satisfaction and have frustration-free Packaging

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    Beyond the Horizon

    2018-07-03T10:57:00Z

    Gary Flynn, Managing Director at packaging design specialist, Equator Design, gives Libby White a detailed overview of the latest design trends.

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    Navigating the Amazon Effect

    2018-06-26T10:26:00Z

    'One by one, the brands all said the same thing: e-commerce has changed how retailers and grocers are behaving. Suddenly, instead of just asking for cost reductions, they are asking for help.' The Digital Nomad discusses the Amazon effect.