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Joe Franses of Coca-Cola European Partners chats to Tim Sykes about the different approaches the iconic brand is taking to eliminate packaging waste and reduce environmental footprints Read more

Amcor CEO Ron Delia reflects on innovation and collaboration, and the vital role packaging will play in the future. Read more

Kompuestos, a producer of sustainable plastic compounds, has developed a bioplastic made entirely from potato starch which reportedly biodegrades in four weeks. Read more

A consumer organisation is arguing that the battle against plastic waste is being held back by poorly labelled bathroom products. Read more

Repulping Technology claims that its new innovation separates fibres from composite materials in a more efficient way when compared with conventional technology. Read more

Researchers at the University of New South Wales have discovered a novel way to turn banana plantation waste into a recyclable, biodegradable packaging material. Read more

Tesco will replace plastic-wrapped multipacks with plastic-free multibuys on tinned food – reportedly eliminating 350 tonnes of plastic. Read more

Lavazza Professional has revealed a new recyclable and biodegradable product, KLIX Eco Cup – manufactured using paper sourced from sustainably managed forests. Read more

A new innovation from Nextek claims to radically simplify the recycling process – but can this technology really be a game-changer? Read more

Cafés Novell has announced NO WASTE, which it says is the first fully compostable 100% organic coffee capsule on the market in Spain. Read more

The coffeehouse chain wants to replace single-use packaging and slash waste, carbon emissions and unsustainable water usage by 50%. Read more

The most prestigious global competition for sustainable packaging innovation returns - with an expanded format, new prizes, and culminating at the Sustainable Packaging Summit in the European Green Capital, Lisbon on October 15-16. Read more

What makes PulPac's innovative dry moulding technology stand out? Read more

DS Smith has joined 4evergreen, a new Cepi-lead industry alliance to increase awareness of fibre-based packaging materials in a circular economy. Read more

In a recent interview, the new EU Commissioner for Environment considered the implications of a general ban on plastic packaging. Read more

Circulytics, Nestlé, value chain collaborations – it’s been a busy week for the packaging industry. Catch up on the biggest stories from the past five days. Read more

Baumer hhs will be an Advanced Partner of the packaging touchpoints show at drupa 2020. Read more

Tom Mowat, CEO and Co-founder at Vesta Smart Packaging talks disposability, disruption, and smart packaging. Read more

Oatly, a producer of oat-based food products, has partnered with Stanpac on its new sustainable ice cream packaging. Read more

Nestlé today announced that it will invest up to €1.68 billion to accelerate the development of innovative sustainable packaging solutions. Read more

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Coca-Cola talks sustainability

Joe Franses of Coca-Cola European Partners chats to Tim Sykes about the different approaches the iconic brand is taking to eliminate packaging waste and reduce environmental footprints

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