| Sustainability | Werner & Mertz | Mainz | Germany
Largest single investment in the history of Werner & Mertz - New production building is a clear commitment to Mainz
Werner & Mertz has invested 30 million euro in its new production building in Rheinallee, the largest single investment in the history of the Mainz-based cleaning products company. In keeping with the integrally sustainable corporate philosophy, the new construction is distinguished by its ambitious...
| Sustainability | European Council | Brussel | Belgium
Council adopts ban on single-use plastics
The EU is cracking down on plastic pollution. The Council adopted a directive which introduces new restrictions on certain single-use plastic products.
| Sustainability | SC Johnson | Racine, WI | United States
SC Johnson applauds cleanup efforts to combat the plastic waste crisis
Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson highlights progress made to reduce plastic waste pollution across two continents.
| Sustainability | Indorama Ventures | Bangkok | Thailand
Indorama Ventures announces the launch of DEJA™, a 100% rPET brand
Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL), a global chemical producer, offers new 100% rPET (recycled PET) brand DEJA™ as part of its continuous commitment to deliver responsible and sustainable growth.
| Sustainability | UN Environment Assembly | Nairobi | Kenya
Shift to a more sustainable future
World pledges to protect polluted, degraded planet as it adopts blueprint for more sustainable future
- At a meeting of the world’s top environmental body, ministers lay groundwork for a new model of development to protect planet’s degraded resources
- Ministers agree to tackle environmental crisis through innovation and sustainable consumption and production
- Delegates commit to significantly reduce...
| Sustainability | Bormioli Pharma | Parma | Italy
Sustainable plastic packaging solutions
Bormioli Pharma unveils its brand-new range of sustainable packaging solutions
- The leading pharma packaging manufacturer presents a new set of packaging solutions in bio-based, compostable and post-consumer recycled plastics for the nutraceutical industry
- This commitment is part of a wider corporate strategy with environmental and sustainability targets to be achieved by 2023...
| Sustainability | BRS, Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions | Geneva | Switzerland
Decisions on plastic waste
Governments agree landmark decisions to protect people and planet from hazardous chemicals and waste, including plastic waste
Decisions on plastic waste have been reached today in Geneva, as approximately 180 governments adopted a raft of decisions aimed at protecting human health and the environment from the harmful effects of hazardous chemicals and waste.
| Sustainability | Hubbub Foundation | London | United Kingdom
Success of groundbreaking recycling on-the-go trial sparks expansion into Scotland and Wales
Industry collaboration Leeds By Example doubles the number of people recycling plastic, cans and coffee cups.
| Sustainability | Weener Plastics | Ede | Netherlands
50% rPET shampoo bottle
New Guhl packaging helps Kao reach sustainability goals
Sustainability is the most important topic in the plastics industry. Brand owners and plastic packaging manufacturers are eager to reduce the environmental footprint of plastic packaging. Kao has great ambitions in this area. The Japanese personal care manufacturer is introducing rPET bottles for...
| Sustainability | The Scottish Government | Edinburgh | United Kingdom
Deposit Return Scheme
Scotland - Ambitious scheme design takes shape
Scotland’s new Deposit Return Scheme will include aluminium and steel cans as well as drinks containers made of glass and Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic with a 20p deposit as part of plans to combat climate change.
| Sustainability | Arla Foods | Viby | Denmark
Arla makes over one billion pieces of packaging more sustainable across Europe
Dairy products in the fridges of European households are getting better for the environment. By the end of the year, across six countries, Arla is making 600 million fresh milk cartons renewable and 560 million yogurt pots recyclable, cutting 7,330 tonnes of carbon.
| Sustainability | Henkel | Düsseldorf | United States
Collaboration with Ampacet to drive progress toward a circular economy
Henkel introduces recyclable black plastic packaging
Together with its supplier Ampacet, a global provider of masterbatch, Henkel is developing an innovative solution for black plastic packaging that is fully recyclable. The new packaging material uses an alternative carbon-free black color, enabling used bottles to be integrated back into the value...
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