The Forum for EPS Recycling, EPSY, organized within the IK Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen e.V. (German Association for Plastics Packaging and Films), and the airpop expert group state that airpop/Styrofoam can — and is — being recycled successfully.
A coalition including many of the world’s largest consumer product companies, along with international recycling leader TerraCycle, today unveiled a global, first-of-its-kind, shopping system called Loop. The initiative is designed to change the world’s reliance on single-use packaging, offer a convenient and enhanced circular solution to consumers while securing meaningful environmental benefits.
The Packaging Innovation Awards is an independently judged program that previously operated under the DuPont name until 2018. Winners must show advances in technology, customer experience and responsible packaging across the industry.
The global savory snack food market was worth $94.3 billion in 2015 and is expected to grow to $220 billion by 2025, according to the 2018 Assessment of the Snack Foods Market report produced by PMMI. North America is the second largest market, accounting for 33 percent of market value.
Nearly 30 companies from the plastics and consumer goods value chain launched the new “Alliance to End Plastic Waste” (AEPW). The goal is to develop and bring to scale solutions that will minimize and manage plastic waste, and promote solutions for used plastics by helping to enable a circular economy.
The Nielsen Design Impact Award identifies the most impactful redesigns over the last two years. Brands and design agencies can submit their redesigns for consideration, with a deadline of January 31, 2019.
Drying, chilling, freezing, sterilization and pasteurization describe just some methods of food preservation. However, all of these have major drawbacks — including the loss of essential nutrients and flavor.
The December issue of Packaging Strategies comes with the Resource Guide. In addition, features on private label innovations, branded packaging in ecommerce, the unicorn craze, palletizing/depalletizing solutions, servo drive systems for packaging, digitalization in labeling, sustainable inks and much more!