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Eastman expands the potential of recycled plastic

Eastman expands the potential of recycled plastic

Optimizing recycled plastic is a target for US-based supplier Eastman. The group is currently working to develop plastic materials that can regenerate themselves by using complementary recycling methods. In a bid to take advantage of traditional[…]

L’Oréal joins the paper bottle community

L’Oréal joins the paper bottle community

Looking to further boost its initiatives in the sustainable packaging realm, beauty group L’Oréal has joined the paper bottle company community: a consortium of brands, suppliers and technology experts developing what will be “the world's first[…]

10/17/2019 |
BillerudKorsnäs unveils CrownBoard premium range

BillerudKorsnäs unveils CrownBoard premium range

Launched at Luxe Pack Monaco, CrownBoard is BillerudKorsnäs’ new premium board brand. Its high tensile strength allows for substantial lightweighting when it comes to packaging. "With CrownBoard, we’re looking to address the plastic challenge,"[…]

10/15/2019 |
Albéa and L’Oréal to launch paper tube

Albéa and L’Oréal to launch paper tube

In a bid to reduce the amount of plastic used in its packaging, Albéa has teamed up with L'Oréal to develop a paper-based tube for cosmetics. The material is a type of laminate: one layer of paper is covered in two fine layers of polyethylene on[…]

Stora Enso unveils cardboard tube for skincare

Stora Enso unveils cardboard tube for skincare

The prototype presented at Luxe Pack Monaco is made of 70% cardboard paper with added barrier materials. The challenge being to reduce the use of plastic. The idea of a cardboard tube for cosmetics dates back to 2012, when a group of Finnish[…]

Adm banks on responsible sourcing

Adm banks on responsible sourcing

Hello Summer, Good-bye Waste, My Zero Waste Summer or Organic Summer in the Tropics: Adm’s latest collections leave no doubt as to the company's objectives for a green summer. "We’ve been focusing our efforts for several years now on[…]

07/22/2019
Texen introduces sustainable collections

Texen introduces sustainable collections

Texen Beauty Partners has structured its eco-design strategy by creating a working group to zero in on three main avenues of innovation: reduce, reuse, and recycle. The manufacturer showcased the project’s initial developments at the latest[…]

Paptic launches its first collection

Paptic launches its first collection

In keeping with its tagline, “not paper, not plastic,” Paptic is out to “forge a category of its own”. The Finnish company, launched four years ago by a trio of engineers hailing from Finnish research institute VTT, has debuted the sales of its[…]

06/18/2019 |