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DSM shuts down China facility for sustainable upgrade

Materials company DSM is shutting its Vitamin C plant in Jiangshan, China in the second half of 2018 in order to implement upgrades. The shutdown...

Borealis joins in support to tackle ocean waste in Indonesia

Austrian producer of polyethylene and polypropylene Borealis has joined in the mission to tackle ocean plastics by providing funding for the second phase of the...

Australian sustainability target unrealistic, says ACOR

Commonwealth, state and territory environment ministers have agreed a sustainability target that all Australian packaging must be recyclable, compostable or reusable by 2025, but...

Entering Iberia

This year’s Hispack show in Barcelona, Spain, will focus on four areas to help understand the challenges that are transforming packaging: sustainability, logistics, user experience...

Clariant makes progress with China strategy

Speciality chemicals company Clariant has confirmed that it is making good progress with the implementation of its China strategy, which was originally launched in...

Nestlé to make all packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025

Nestlé aims to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, in a strategy it believes is urgent in order...

Indian firm develops slick solution to edible oil packaging

India-based flexible packaging company Uflex Ltd has developed a formula that renders barrier packaging for edible oil re-processable, keeping the firm on course to...

Petainer expands across Europe

PET packaging converter Petainer is set to expand operations in Europe and Russia in response to increased demand for its products and to ensure it can...

Electricity switch lowers rPET emissions to below virgin PET

Greenhouse gas emissions at a recycling plant in Austria have been reduced to a tenth of the level for new PET material, said PET...

London recycling rate is ‘rubbish’, claims environment report

The London Assembly Environment Committee has published a report that labels the UK capital’s recycling rate as “rubbish” and makes a series of robust...