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    A spotlight on e-commerce packaging trends and developments


    As the e-commerce sector keeps growing, so are the demands on packaging. In our latest Sustainability Perspectives podcast, we look at the latest trends and developments in sustainability and beyond, the impact of changing legislation and consumer expectations and how this influences brands’ actions. We also explore concrete solutions and future developments. Elisabeth Skoda speaks to Tania Montesi, who is Global E-Commerce Manager at H.B. Fuller.

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    Sustainability Perspectives: Flexible packaging - from plastics to paper


    Sustainability demands on flexible packaging, both plastic and paper, have changed over the years. In our latest Sustainability Perspectives podcast, Mondi Group’s Fabio Peyer discusses how different requirements on packaging can be balanced, how to address the challenges of designing for recycling and incorporating recycled content, and how the company plans on reaching the goal of having 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable products by 2025. 

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    Focus on fiber-based technology innovation


    In our latest podcast, we take a closer look at technology and innovation advances in fiber-based packaging. We explore how these advances boost the material’s functionality and enable it to cater for ever more sophisticated customer demands. Packaging Europe’s Elisabeth Skoda speaks to Francisco Galindo, Head of Technology in Huhtamaki’s Fiber and Foodservice business segment.  

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    Paving the way for circular food-grade recycled polypropylene


    NEXTLOOPP, the overall winner of Packaging Europe’s 2021 Sustainability Awards, set out to close the loop on polypropylene by creating food-grade recycled PP from post-consumer packaging. Professor Edward Kosior, the founder and creator of NEXTLOOPP speaks to Elisabeth Skoda about the project’s work, roadblocks to plastics recycling and the impact of regulations and shares the latest updates on trials with major brands.

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    Sustainability Perspectives: Flexible packaging - plastics vs paper


    Sustainability is key when it comes to innovation and developments in both paper and plastic flexible packaging. Many consumers perceive paper as the go-to recyclable packaging material of choice. But is this perception based on facts? Dr. Achim Grefenstein, Senior Vice President of Group R&D at Constantia Flexibles discusses the role of material innovations and new guidelines can play to boost packaging circularity with Elisabeth Skoda.

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    Sustainability Perspectives: Exploring the potential of paper packaging with Koehler


    In the latest podcast in our Sustainability Perspectives series, we speak to Alexander Rauer, Head of Business Development FlexTech at Koehler Paper, about the role of paper packaging in brands’ sustainability efforts, and how to navigate the challenges and opportunities associated with making the transition to paper. 

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    Sustainability Perspectives with Avery Dennison


    In the latest video in our Sustainability Perspectives series, Tim Sykes speaks to Mariya Nedelcheva, Marketing Manager for Film Solutions at Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials, about the relationship between labelling and packaging recyclability.

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    Design for recycling: The role of adhesives


    Wladimir Moraes, global market manager at Bostik, and Fabrizio Di Gregorio, technical director of Plastic Recyclers Europe and head of RecyClass, discuss the importance of high-quality recycling to achieve circularity and the role adhesives can play with Elisabeth Skoda

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    Accelerating sustainable innovation


    The world faces a range of complex sustainability challenges, and creative minds, as well as financial commitment, are needed to address these. The 100+ Accelerator programme was founded in 2018 with AB InBev and it has set itself the goal to fund and pilot sustainable innovation by giving start-ups a ...

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    A deep dive into the power of smart packaging


    Earlier this year, AIPIA (the Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association) and Packaging Europe entered a strategic partnership, with the aim to accelerate the uptake of smart packaging innovation.

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    Sustainability Perspectives: Zooming in on flexibles


    Constantia Flexibles’ Daniel Winkler discusses sustainability challenges and solutions as well as recent trends and developments in the flexible packaging market with Elisabeth Skoda.

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    Zooming in on cross value chain collaboration


    Packaging Europe’s Global Packaging Innovation Forum event helped spark a collaboration between Blue Box Partners and H.B. Fuller, which resulted in a series of dedicated sessions, the Innovation Academies. At these events, partners across the value chain work together on co-designing tomorrow’s packaging solutions.

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    Toppan develops temperature logger label for long-distance transportation


    Toppan has developed a thin, card-sized temperature logger label that enables temperature to be measured and recorded at regular intervals during transport with UHF and NFC, and for data to be sent to databases via wireless networks for cost-effective cold chain monitoring. 

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    Preliminary sales of green steel point to industry interest in decarbonisation solutions


    H2 Green Steel has announced that it has already signed supply agreements for over 1.5 million tonnes of its green steel, which will be produced from 2025 onwards at its fully integrated, digitalised, and automated plant in Sweden that will reportedly run on renewable energy. What does this mean for the European steel industry?

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    Mondi switches entire range of glassine-based release liners to certified base paper


    Mondi has switched to certified base paper for its entire portfolio of glassine-based release liners with the goal of ensuring traceability and responsible forest management.

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    Mura Technology on the WWF chemical recycling principles


    In this podcast, Hannah Cole speaks to Dr Geoff Brighty from Mura Technology about what the WWF’s recently-released chemical recycling principles mean for the chemical recycling industry as it builds on current opportunities and challenges.

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    HFSS food rule changes and the packaging supply chain


    New rules governing the placement and promotion of HFSS foods (high in fat, sugar and salt) will come into force in the UK in October 2022, changing the way these products can be sold and promoted in-store. This will impact manufacturers, brand owners, retailers and packaging producers. Elisabeth Skoda speaks to Mark Patterson, who is Vice President Global Packaging Solutions at DHL, to get his take on how this might affect the industry.

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    Sustainability Perspectives: How can fiber packaging contribute to a sustainable future?


    Maria Wahlgren, SVP Commercial & Innovation, Fiber and Foodservice at Huhtamaki shares her insights on how fiber packaging can help solve the food industry’s sustainability challenges with Packaging Europe’s Libby Munford.

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    Discussing sustainability and more with UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe


    Elisabeth Skoda discusses progress made towards UNESDA’s Circular Packaging Vision 2030 as well as the associations plans and goals with  director general Nicholas Hodac.

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    Sustainability Perspectives: Siegwerk on designing for circularity


    In the latest episode of our Sustainability Perspectives Series, Melina Spanoudi speaks about designing for circularity with Alina Marm, Head of Global Sustainability and Circular Economy at Siegwerk- a global provider of printing inks and coatings for packaging and labels.