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Dutch supermarket launches bio-based milk container

Dutch supermarket Albert Heijn has launched what is claimed to be the first bio-based milk container in Europe, which is recyclable with conventional polyethylene. Made...

PepsiCo signs up for NaturALL Bottle Alliance

Beverage giant PepsiCo has joined the NaturALL Bottle Alliance, a research consortium started by Danone, Nestlé Waters and Origin Materials to develop packaging made...

Kelp is at hand with the Ocean Bottle

A limited-edition Ocean Bottle made from 50 per cent plastics waste collected from the ocean waterways and shores of Rio (Brazil) has been launched...

Pet food manufacturer mindful over sustainable packaging

US-based pet supplies brand Only Natural Pet has launched a sustainable pet food packaging initiative utilising Braskem’s sugarcane-based ‘I’m Green’ biopolymer. The company will integrate...

Sugarcane scores an international brace

Two standard closures derived from sugarcane are to be brought to market by United Caps that are the result of collaboration with Brazilian petrochemical...

Secos’ Malaysia plant starts initial production runs

Bioplastics producer Secos Group has started production at its Malaysian resin plant in Kuala Lumpur with trials of the resin fully approved for commercial...

Regulations drive demand for biodegradable plastics

An increasing number of regulations and bans against plastics bags and other single-use plastics items is driving demand for biodegradable plastics in Western Europe,...

Perstorp “future-proofs” monomer plant

Perstorp has invested in the debottlenecking of its Capa caprolactone monomer plant in Warrington, UK to “future-proof” it for future market growth. The Swedish company...

Anellotech progresses bio-based PET bottle technology

Sustainable technology producer Anellotech has moved closer to making a 100 per cent bio-based plastics bottle a reality after completing the first shipment of...

Coffee capsules come with compostability credentials

A coffee capsule that combines compostability and oxygen barrier has been launched by European food packaging producer Flo in partnership with NatureWorks. Called Gea, the...