The packaging industry must keep an open mind and invest in sustainable ways to reduce materials waste, but it will be an ongoing process – says an industry spokesperson.
SIG is the first in the industry to offer a market-ready alternative to plastic straws, announcing today that a paper straw solution will be delivered to first customers in the first quarter of 2019.
Shou Quan Zhai (SQZ) is expanding into the beverage market with a new line of ready-to-drink products. They are the first non-dairy beverages in China available in lightweight flexible packages from Ecolean.
Last year, Ultimate Packaging began working with International Procurement and Logistics (IPL), to help Asda supermarket deliver on its pledge to reduce plastic by 10%.
Thames Enterprise Park Ltd has announced a further £8.5m of investment to help transform the former Coryton Oil Refinery site into a new superhub, creating up to 4,500 jobs.