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HP's video about our successful collaboration, part marketing campaign / part journalistic experiment: to deliver Packaging Europe magazine in multi-version digitally printed boxes, localised for all of our subscribers across Europe. Read more

Last year saw great strides in the construction of a circular economy in plastics, mapping out how to marry design for recycling with a viable market for PCR. But some suggest that even universal recycling of plastics would be no panacea. Read more

Packaging Europe is delighted to announce its partnership with FachPack 2019 to host the fifth annual Sustainability Awards in Nürnberg, Germany on 25 September 2019. Read more

Veolia has been a common denominator in several recent circular economy collaborations. Laurent Auguste discusses the importance of a pre-competitive approach and suggests that less developed countries present an opportunity for reverse innovation Read more

Sustainability director Bertrand Swiderski tells Tim Sykes about Carrefour’s strategy for cutting carbon, food waste and plastics, as well as the role it is playing the launch of the Loop online shopping concept. Read more

The Better Planet Packaging Initiative aims to reimagine and redefine the future of sustainable packaging. As the first of many initiatives, Smurfit Kappa is launching two design challenges, open to designers, engineers, inventors & creative thinkers Read more

The need to move away from linear economy models is focusing minds in the paper innovation on new opportunities for recyclable barrier papers. Dr Dieter Becker of Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe GmbH surveys the industry outlook Read more

Our writers share their predictions for the trends that will define the coming year in food and drink packaging. Read more

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Packaging Europe and Smithers Pira are unveiling the product of an exciting new collaboration: a co-branded report produced by Smithers Pira’s experts according to a brief tailored to the needs and preoccupations Packaging Europe’s readership Read more

Rieke made a significant statement for the e-commerce channel in Q4 2018 with the launch of a new portfolio of non-leak trigger and pump dispenser solutions. Tim Sykes visited the company’s Leicester, UK, R&D centre to find out what is driving Rieke’ Read more

We reflect on our unprecedented collaboration with HP and LIC to distribute Packaging Europe in a digitally printed, multi-version corrugated box. HP’s experts and thought leaders in brand innovation to explore the ideas that the project touch upon Read more

This week's big packaging stories: engage in our #unboxingEurope digitally printed customised corrugated experiment; introducing Loop - the new shopping concept using reusable premium packaging; and Smurfit Kappa's sustainable design challenge. Read more

The embryonic PCEP project is starting to take shape. On taking on the role of chairman in December 2018, David Baker spoke to Tim Sykes about the organisation’s aims and the conclusions of its recent workshop Read more

As well as talking about innovation at Packaging Europe, we like to practise it. That’s why we have partnered with HP to create digitally printed, localised packaging for our own magazine for thousands of subscribers across Europe Read more

Positive Plastics Pledge articulates kp's sustainability strategy and commitments for the coming decade. Tim Sykes visited CEO Daniel Dayan in London to interrogate the vision and concrete plans behind this document. Read more

Working towards a world of zero waste and a lighter overall environmental footprint, a coalition of global brand owners and TerraCycle today unveils Loop™ – an innovative, online shopping concept challenging our reliance on single use packaging Read more

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Pascal Laborde introduces Tecma Aries' ultra-flexible Industry 4.0 end of line capabilities, including a new case packing solution powered by Rockwell Automation's iTRAK® Read more

In 2017, Unilever made an industry leading commitment to ensure that all its plastic packaging will be designed to be fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. Packaging Europe delves into the strategy Unilever is taking to achieve its goals Read more

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Avery Dennison hosts a round table discussing the challenges around recycling in the label industry. Featuring Corey Reardon (AWA), Vincent Mooij (SUEZ circpack) and Jenny Wassenaar & Pascale Wautelet of Avery Dennison. Tim Sykes moderates Read more

Businesses will pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste, under a major new UK Government strategy unveiled by the Environment Secretary today. Read more

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