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Tuna fishing sustainability commitment by Thai Union

  Thai Union Group, one of the world’s leading seafood producers, is planning to ensure that 100 percent of its branded tuna is sustainably sourced,...

DuPont launches virtuous project

The Virtuous Circle project has been launched in South Africa by DuPont and aims to employ a three pillar approach that addresses the challenge...

Futamura wins sustainability award

Japanese films producer Futamura’s NatureFlex film has won the Sustainability category of the German Packaging Institute’s Packaging Awards 2016 for the Biobrush toothbrush product. The...

Snack brand opts for compostable packaging

Compostable and flexible packaging producer TIPA has signed an exclusive UK brand partnership with Snact, a social enterprise that makes snacks from surplus product....

Aquapak seeks paint partners for pouch

UK-based plastics manufacturer Aquapak Polymers is looking for paint companies to try out a new sustainable flexible packaging concept that it says is 100...

Incpen starts search for Bickerstaffe successor

Research organisation Incpen is seeking a new director after Jane Bickerstaffe confirmed that she is to retire before the end of 2017. Chairman David Baker...

Tetra Pak commits to renewable energy

Tetra Pak has committed to increasing its use of renewable electricity from 20 to 100 per cent across all global operations by 2030.

People power for plastics project

An environmental initiative that is seeking to develop a global plastics protocol has secured £500,000 ($716,000) in funding from the charitable lottery The People’s Postcode.

Asian brand launches 100 per cent rPET bottle

A first-of-its-kind bottle for Asia has been launched by Watsons Water - in collaboration with non-profit organisation The Ocean Recovery Alliance (OCR) - which uses 100 per cent recycled PET material.

UK beverage company saves millions

Brothers Drinks has saved 1.5 million square metres of label liner waste from incineration after becoming one of the first brands to join the Avery Dennison recycling scheme run in partnership with PET UK.