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The On-Pack Recycling Label delivers consistent recycling information on retailer & brand packaging, making it simpler for consumers to recycle more material, more often. Stuart Lendrum shares his vision for the initiative as it gains momentum more

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In the second of our series of interviews with sponsors of the Sustainability Awards 2018, Günter Stephan, head of circular economy at Borealis, shares with Tim Sykes his vision for helping realise circularity in plastics. more

Elisabeth Skoda explores recent innovations in the area of ovenable and microwavable packaging, speaking with Toby Cottam and Simon Balderson, managing directors respectively of Terinex and Sirane. more

Professor Marianne Klimchuk of New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) has made a career out of thinking deeply about the dialogue between packaging and society – and passing it on to the next generation of designers. more

Colour Tone, (stand A009), PDM 2018, 19th-20th June 2018, is urging producers and retailers to look beyond the removal of carbon black pigments if they are to help optimise the detection and sorting of non-clear plastics packaging for recycling. more

As planet earth awaits the FIFA World Cup™ in Russia, brand owners prepare to monetise consumer engagement with promotional product runs. A short video on packaging around the world inspired by the festival of football more

FEFCO, the association representing the European corrugated board industry, makes the sustainability argument for paper-based packaging. more

In the first of a series of interviews with the sponsors of the Sustainability Awards 2018, Georg Müller-Hof, VP marketing, introduces Avery Dennison’s sustainability vision to Packaging Europe. more

Chinese online retail giant JD.com, world leader in AI & high-tech delivery using drones, robots & autonomous technology, is set to introduce its e-commerce model to the rest of the world. Lori Chao shares JD's futuristic vision with Tim Sykes more

Our panel of wonderful judges will spend the summer analysing and grading the 108 entries to this year’s Sustainability Awards. Here some of the judges share their perspectives on the initiative and on sustainability in general. more

Allied Glass explores the benefits that small bottles can bring to brands by meeting consumer needs. more

The European Commission presented an ambitious new Directive to tackle marine litter by introducing a number of measures including reduction and restriction of selected single-use plastic products. more

Dan Rossek, Marketing Manager Omron UK, talks about different ways of integrating Industry 4.0 in packaging lines and the benefits this could bring. more

In 2017, the production of food processing and packaging machinery rose by 4.8 percent to a record level of more than 14 billion euros. The prospects for the current year remain positive. more

Transport packaging is a cornerstone of global trade: Without boxes, pallets or corrugated board, freight transport would come to a standstill. more

Gary Buchalter, Innovations Director, RPC bpi protec, warns against demonising plastic packaging and writes about the potential benefits plastics packaging can have to cut food waste. more

The global movement to highlight the enduring environmental and potential health impacts of plastics has kick-started wide-ranging programmes to reduce use and improve recyclability of single-use plastics more

EastPack, part of the US East Coast's largest advanced design and manufacturing event taking place on 12-14 June in New York City, is the annual must-attend trade show for discovering the latest packaging innovations and trends. more

We've all heard of the Internet of Things, along with the smart TVs, smart fridges and smart phones that make it up. But what about the boxes all these shiny gadgets arrive in? That’s just cardboard right, quite separate to the cool future-tech? more

Submissions for the fourth annual Sustainability Awards have been are open for just another two days - closing on 15th May. more

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