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Behind Aptar's steps to minimize use of virgin plastic

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Behind Aptar's steps to minimize use of virgin plastic

In our exclusive interview, Patrick Bousquel, marketing director EMEA skincare & color cosmetics at Aptar, discusses the technology behind the regenerated PP bottle housing the relaunched version of Evercalm from REN Clean Skincare. He also[…]

05/05/2020 |
spiritsEUROPE joins Close the Glass Loop platform

spiritsEUROPE joins Close the Glass Loop platform

European spirits federation spiritsEUROPE has joined Close the Glass Loop, a new industry-wide platform created to boost the quantity and quality of recycled glass in Europe led by glass association FEVE. The platform’s official launch will take[…]

04/29/2020 |
Roctool tests its technology with PCR materials

Roctool tests its technology with PCR materials

Roctool Beauty Solutions is testing a range of post-consumer recycled materials that it claims are a good match for its heat-molding technology. Roctool’s technology, which flash-heats production molds via induction before a material enters the[…]

04/29/2020 |
Circular PET: Carbios takes the lead

Circular PET: Carbios takes the lead

French company Carbios might well be the new jewel in green chemistry’s crown, with its process of enzymatic depolymerization that is creating a buzz. Luxe Packaging Insight talks to Carbios deputy CEO Martin Stephan. Carbios made the front page[…]

04/28/2020 |
Glass packaging trends part one: spotlight on sustainability

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Glass packaging trends part one: spotlight on sustainability

Recycled, lighter, refillable… Glassmakers are crafting bottles to be increasingly environmentally responsible. We highlight a few of the latest trends from luxury glassmakers sourced from the Spring issue of our sister publication Formes de[…]

04/08/2020 | Videos
FEVE & European glassmakers embark on ambitious electric furnace project

FEVE & European glassmakers embark on ambitious electric furnace project

In a bid to work towards carbon neutrality for the glassmaking industry, European glass federation FEVE and select member companies are developing the Furnace of the Future, described as the world’s first large-scale hybrid oxy-fuel* electric[…]

03/18/2020 | SpiritsGlass
Loop Industries & L’Oréal pursue sustainable RPET partnership

Loop Industries & L’Oréal pursue sustainable RPET partnership

Technology company Loop Industries has signed an agreement to supply French beauty group L’Oréal with RPET resin for its packaging, building on the 2018 letter of intent between the two companies. The multi-year agreement will see Loop[…]

03/10/2020
Forgo: Sustainable personal care from product to pack

Forgo: Sustainable personal care from product to pack

Sometimes creating a brand or product is more about “common sense than innovation”, and about using what already exists, rather than looking to create something revolutionary. Soon-to-be-launched Swedish brand Forgo is a case in point. Forgo is[…]

03/06/2020 | Trends
Recyclable & refill formats to shape packaging in 2020 says Mintel

Recyclable & refill formats to shape packaging in 2020 says Mintel

Mintel’s Global Packaging Trends 2020 report suggests recyclable products and in-store refilling will be at the forefront of the global sustainability trends driving consumer buying decisions. The market intelligence agency notes that packaging[…]

03/06/2020 |
Spirits retailer Lavinia embraces refills

Spirits retailer Lavinia embraces refills

Lavinia is joining the refill movement. And be it gin, cognac, whisky or rum, consumers appear to be taking a liking to the concept. At its La Madeleine store in Paris, the wine and spirits retailer has been testing a refill concept for three[…]

03/04/2020 | Trends