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Expedition To World’s Most Polluted Beach

Expedition To World’s Most Polluted Beach

Stuart Pritchard July 30, 2019 0

James Beard of Valpak, which sponsored an Explorers Club Flag Expedition that bagged six tonnes of waste from the most densely-polluted beach in the world, has concluded that prevention is the only viable option

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Get Positive About Packaging & The Planet

Get Positive About Packaging & The Planet

Stuart Pritchard July 30, 2019 0

ROLF STANGL, CEO of Sig, looks at how to make a more positive impact on our planet… No business leader can have seen the latest United Nations warning on biodiversity and fail to be

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Sainsbury’s Becomes First Retailer To Remove All Black Plastic From Chilled Ready Meals

Sainsbury’s Becomes First Retailer To Remove All Black Plastic From Chilled Ready Meals

Stuart Pritchard July 30, 2019 0

Sainsbury’s has announced that it will be the first retailer to replace black plastic trays from chilled ready meals, with a recyclable alternative, as it works towards meeting its goal of reducing, reusing, replacing

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The New Plastics Tax And How To Avoid It

The New Plastics Tax And How To Avoid It

Stuart Pritchard July 29, 2019 0

National Flexible’s BARRY TWIGG looks at the current situation regarding plastic packaging… In March 2018 the Government announced its intention to levy a tax on Plastic Packaging. Whilst the tax is not proposed to

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Tesco Removes Plastic Carrier Bags From Online Business

Tesco Removes Plastic Carrier Bags From Online Business

Stuart Pritchard July 29, 2019 0

Tesco will stop using carrier bags to deliver groceries from its online business as part of its work to use less plastic. The move will mean that 250 million fewer carrier bags will be

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The Benefits Of Automation In Shrink Wrapping

The Benefits Of Automation In Shrink Wrapping

Stuart Pritchard July 29, 2019 0

GLYN JOHNSON, Managing Director at Yorkshire Packaging Systems, discusses the trend for automation in the shrink wrapping industry… Yorkshire Packaging Systems are the leading UK supplier of shrink wrapping equipment, with more than 40

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The Eco Value Of Cartons

The Eco Value Of Cartons

Stuart Pritchard July 26, 2019 0

TONY HITCHIN, General Manager of Pro Carton, the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard Manufacturers looks at the eco-credentials of cartonboard… Two thirds (68%) of Europeans claim being environmentally friendly is now more, or

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R.I.P. Mike Hall 1943 – 2019

R.I.P. Mike Hall 1943 – 2019

Stuart Pritchard July 26, 2019 0

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Mike Hall. A beloved industry figure, Mike started his journalistic career in 1959, aged 19, writing for a fishing magazine and hated every

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Straight Forward Design Partners With Mars

Straight Forward Design Partners With Mars

Stuart Pritchard July 26, 2019 0

Mars Edge, a new entrepreneurial arm of Mars, Incorporated dedicated to human health and wellness through targeted nutrition, has launched a new product rich in protein and micronutrients in India, with a comprehensive brand and packaging

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The Accelerator Zone Launches at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019

The Accelerator Zone Launches at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019

Stuart Pritchard July 26, 2019 0

For the first time ever, the Accelerator Zone will be at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London on 11 & 12 September 2019. Companies with an innovative new product or solution are encouraged to

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