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As every engineer is taught, ‘what you can measure, you can manage’. In an age of smart manufacturing, there's an opportunity to leverage information to improve the environmental footprint of CPG – according to Rockwell Automation's Marcel Woiton. more

Innovation is an activity that drives sustainability – and sustainability provides a set of goals guiding innovation, according to Mondi, who discuss the task of building a sustainable flexibles portfolio 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

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

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

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

Participate in the most important competition for sustainable packaging innovation. more

Brands are faced with highly visible evidence that a ‘recyclable’ pack isn't always recycled. Significant efforts are being made to ensure that single-use packaging ends up in a recycling stream rather rather than in our seas – writes Tracy Sutton. more

New 'Ambition 2030' goals aim to enable and inspire positive impact on the environment and society while creating value for the company & consumers. P&G's Gian De Belder will outline the packaging implications at Sustainable Packaging Summit on 23/10 more

The food protection and preservation capabilities of X-Hance film from RPC bpi protec have been acknowledged in a major sustainability awards programme. more

Packaging Europe has announced the winners of its third annual Sustainability Awards, celebrating innovation and creativity that makes significant environmental advances across the CPG supply chain. more

For the second year running we award ‘Best Sustainable Packaging Innovation’ to a solution representing R&D with transformative potential, rather than commercial impact at large volumes – though we expect to see it taken up enthusiastically more

CMC Cartonpack, winner in our ‘Sustainable Machinery Innovations’ category, is a fine example of the way smart production technologies can combine serving the customised needs of the multichannel marketplace at optimised environmental efficiency more

In late 2016 Swedish grocery chain ICA tried out a new method for marking fruits and vegetables. Instead of using stickers or packaging products in trays and cellophane wrap, the products are marked directly on their skin using a laser. more

Winning in our ‘Cutting Food Waste’ category, the X-Hance film is 100 per cent opaque but is still a breathable film, designed to protect, preserve and also promote a wide range of fresh produce. more

The sustainability of plastic packaging has traditionally presented challenges.Up until recently, some of the most effective solutions when it comes to preserving food and reducing food waste have proved among the more difficult to recycle. more

Composite materials often deliver performance in important contexts such as food preservation, while posing challenges for recycling. An ideal packaging solution prevents waste from packing to consumption without turning into waste at end of life. more

Jindal Films Europe scoops wins the ‘Weight Reduction’ category of our Sustainability Awards thanks to its sustained and broad efforts at downgauging. more

Our ‘Bio-Based’ category marks significant innovations that help shift towards the use of renewable feedstocks. This year’s winner is a sealed paper packaging concept developed by Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs more

Packaging Europe today launches the third edition of its prestigious Packaging Sustainability Awards. The winners and shortlisted submissions across multiple categories will be announced in the July edition of Packaging Europe magazine. more

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