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Sulapac launches flexible grade & bio-based barrier

Sulapac launches flexible grade & bio-based barrier

Along with its new flexible material conceived for thin-walled cosmetics jars, Finnish bio-composite specialist Sulapac is rolling out a patent-pending barrier solution that it claims leaves no trace of microplastics. In September 2020, Sulapac[…]

Salinas, Kurz & L’Oréal team up for upcycling initiative

Salinas, Kurz & L’Oréal team up for upcycling initiative

Spanish box manufacturer Salinas Packaging Group has kicked off a collaboration with Kurz to upcycle the plastic waste resulting from its use of stamping foils. Salinas is the first to apply the process, dubbed Recosys, outside of Germany. Yves[…]

With an eye on refills, Stoelzle launches screw-pump flacon

With an eye on refills, Stoelzle launches screw-pump flacon

In response to growing demand for screw-pump bottles in perfumery catering to refillable formats, glassmaker Stoelzle has launched a new stock screw-pump bottle. The supplier predicts that screw-ring formats will make up 50% of its fragrance[…]

CSR & luxury packaging: Five brand leaders speak out

Dossier

CSR & luxury packaging: Five brand leaders speak out

Sustainability concerns have become primordial in the luxury packaging community, and what was once a trend has been further accelerated by the health pandemic. How are luxury brands facing up to the challenge? In our monthly Dossier, we examine[…]

05/19/2021 | CSR
LVMH's Alexandre Capelli: "We see CSR as a source of growth, rather than an expenditure"

Interview

LVMH's Alexandre Capelli: "We see CSR as a source of growth, rather than an expenditure"

Second-life packs, phasing out virgin plastics, focusing on a product's end-of-life phase... LVMH has mapped out ambitious targets in its drive towards increasingly sustainable packaging solutions. LVMH Group Environmental Deputy Director[…]

05/18/2021 | CSRTrends
Stora Enso & Pulpex ink partnership to industrialize paper bottles

Stora Enso & Pulpex ink partnership to industrialize paper bottles

Finnish paperboard specialist Stora Enso has signed an exclusive agreement to produce Pulpex paper bottles on an industrial scale. A high-speed production line is expected to be operational in 2022. Packaging technology company Pulpex Limited,[…]

L’Occitane on being “an actor for change” in bulk beauty

Interview

L’Occitane on being “an actor for change” in bulk beauty

On the heels of its successful pilot project in 2020, beauty brand L’Occitane en Provence is rolling out its in-store refill fountains in a bid to cut down on packaging waste. Luxe Packaging Insight spoke to Corinne Fugier-Garrel, Packaging[…]

04/29/2021
Pact: a beauty industry collective for hard-to-recycle plastic packs

Pact: a beauty industry collective for hard-to-recycle plastic packs

A handful of North American beauty companies across the supply chain have joined forces to address the problem of small plastic packaging by boosting its recycling rate. Pact, a non-profit collective, has launched with founding members Credo[…]

04/28/2021 |
KDC/One: priority on regional expansion, greener packs

KDC/One: priority on regional expansion, greener packs

Following a spate of acquisitions over the last two years in the beauty arena, Canadian full-service beauty supplier KDC/One is looking to develop its presence outside of North America with “aggressive growth plans” for the Asia region. Work is[…]

Magical Mushroom Company is out to “disrupt the polystyrene market”

Magical Mushroom Company is out to “disrupt the polystyrene market”

Magical Mushroom Company (MMC), a UK-based manufacturer of Ecovative Design’s mycelium-based biodegradable Mushroom Packaging, believes that its sustainable trays represent a “seismic shift” from polystyrene. After inaugurating a first factory[…]