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‘Attenborough Effect’ Led To 53% Decrease In Single Use Plastic Consumption

‘Attenborough Effect’ Led To 53% Decrease In Single Use Plastic Consumption

Stuart Pritchard April 18, 2019 0

According to a new report, the ‘Attenborough effect’ is responsible for people reducing their single-use plastic consumption by 53%. Over the last 12 months alone, David Attenborough’s documentaries have had a considerable impact on

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Princes Introduce 50% Post-Consumer Recycled Shrink Film

Princes Introduce 50% Post-Consumer Recycled Shrink Film

Stuart Pritchard April 17, 2019 0

International food and drink group Princes is once again increasing the recycled content of the plastic it uses, as the shrink wrap packaging on its UK manufactured products moves to 50 percent post-consumer recycled

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9 In 10 Brits Prefer Easter Eggs Packaged In Cartonboard

9 In 10 Brits Prefer Easter Eggs Packaged In Cartonboard

Stuart Pritchard April 16, 2019 0

With Easter Sunday (21 April) approaching fast, it has been revealed that 91% of UK adults would prefer to purchase an Easter Egg predominantly packaged in carton/cardboard rather than plastic. According to a new

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Smurfit Kappa & Plastic Soup Foundation Come Together

Smurfit Kappa & Plastic Soup Foundation Come Together

Stuart Pritchard April 16, 2019 0

Smurfit Kappa has joined forces with the Plastic Soup Foundation to stress the growing need for sustainable packaging. The Plastic Soup Foundation is a Dutch organisation which campaigns for an end to the pollution

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Diageo To Remove Plastic From Guinness Multipacks In £16 Million Move

Diageo To Remove Plastic From Guinness Multipacks In £16 Million Move

Stuart Pritchard April 15, 2019 0

Drinks giant Diageo has announced it is spending £18 million to reduce the amount of plastic used for its beer brands, including Guinness, Harp and Smithwick’s. Multi-can packs will be replaced by cardboard packs,

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Waitrose Partners With CuanTec On New Biotec Food Film

Waitrose Partners With CuanTec On New Biotec Food Film

Stuart Pritchard April 12, 2019 0

Waitrose & Partners has joined forces with Scottish biotec company CuanTec to work on a new film for food packaging made out of waste langoustine shells. CuanTec – based in Motherwell and Oban – 

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IDTechEx Research Finds Smart Packaging On The Rise

IDTechEx Research Finds Smart Packaging On The Rise

Stuart Pritchard April 11, 2019 0

In the new report “Smart Packaging 2019-2029”, IDTechEx Research finds that electronic smart packaging will become a $1.8 Billion market in 2029. Retail is undergoing significant change. Not only are there many more people on the

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Sealed Air Opens New Customer Engagement Centre

Sealed Air Opens New Customer Engagement Centre

Stuart Pritchard April 10, 2019 0

Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) welcomed visitors on April 4 to the opening of its new customer engagement facility, Packforum EMEA, in Passirana di Rho, Milan. Created for guests to discover new packaging solutions and

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Morrisons To Introduce Paper Carrier Bags In All Stores

Morrisons To Introduce Paper Carrier Bags In All Stores

Stuart Pritchard April 9, 2019 0

Morrisons is is to offer paper carrier bags to all customers as part of its continuing drive to remove unnecessary plastic from its stores. Welsh stores will be the first to offer paper carrier

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Go Leaner, Greener & Stronger With i2r

Go Leaner, Greener & Stronger With i2r

Stuart Pritchard April 8, 2019 0

Unveiling a pioneering aluminium smoothwall tray product, i2r looks to shake-up the food pack-aging industry for good. Commercial Director, JON WEST, explains all… Despite the fact that aluminium is amongst the most environmentally responsible

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