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Materials science company Ecovative has acquired a mushroom spawn production facility in the Netherlands to expand its supply of bio-based products and materials.
Asda has announced a new ‘refill price promise’ which guarantees that each of its refillable products will be cheaper than packaged alternatives.
The European Commission has proposed new rules to incentivise the use of reusable packaging options, get rid of unnecessary packaging, limit overpackaging, and provide clear labels to support correct recycling.
Refillable packaging is on the rise, yet there is still a long way to go before it's considered a fully sustainable solution. George Hooper from Lifestyle Packaging discusses how brands can go beyond using it as a marketing opportunity and explains how refillable packaging can be a genuinely sustainable solution, from concept to design and throughout the customer journey.
At COP27, a group of global corporations has made a collective commitment to purchase 550,000 million tonnes of sustainable fibres to be used in textiles and paper packaging.
One of the world’s largest fast fashion retailers H&M has announced the launch of a circular denim line amid scrutiny of the company’s sustainability claims.
Olefy Technologies is being spun out of the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. It will commercialise four decades worth of thermal conversion technology development, providing a potential solution to the plastics crisis.
The BMW Group is building out its sustainability transformation through its supply chain, concentrating on its logistics operations.
Global packaging giant Tetra Pak has announced a new land restoration initiative in Brazil, the first of its kind for the packaging industry. Forest restoration plays a vital role in combating climate change, as trees absorb and store carbon dioxide as they grow.