In the latest edition of the Wider View, Elisabeth Skoda discusses the challenges and opportunities when it comes to packaging demanding products in both plastics and paper with ROVEMA, and looks at trends and solutions in the sector.
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Seventeen projects have been selected to receive a total investment of £3.2 million as part of UKRI’s Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Challenge in a bid to improve the use and management of plastic packaging in the UK. Its choices range between seaweed-based biomaterials, reusable packaging systems, and an AI-based global map of marine plastic pollution.
Smurfit Kappa has claimed a 43.9% reduction in CO2 emissions since 2005 in its sixteenth annual Sustainable Development Report, apparently keeping the company on target to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
Earlier this week, organisations from across the value chain called on the EU to adopt mass balance as a means of developing EU-harmonised calculating rules for recycled content in plastics applications in order to meet revised environmental targets.
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