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Return to sender: Hipli’s reusable packs promote circularity in e-commerce

Return to sender: Hipli’s reusable packs promote circularity in e-commerce

French start-up Hipli’s solution is a flexible, lightweight shipping package that can be returned via post to its maker rather than being thrown away. This new approach to logistics, launched mid-2020 as e-commerce sales took off in light of the[…]

Guala Closures debuts use of ocean plastic in wine & spirits stoppers

Guala Closures debuts use of ocean plastic in wine & spirits stoppers

In a move to diminish its reliance on virgin grade plastic, Guala Closures is developing a range of wine and spirits stoppers made of ocean-sourced plastic. The Italian closures specialist is working with California-based Oceanworks to source[…]

01/05/2021 | Industry bodiesTrends
Heinz Glas outlines steps to boost sustainable production

Heinz Glas outlines steps to boost sustainable production

Reducing its carbon emissions is a strong focus for Heinz Glas in the years to come, as illustrated by its recently launched Multigen offer of sustainable solutions. Investing in production is another priority and its new glassworks in China[…]

12/22/2020 | CSR
Breitling creates watch case made from plastic bottles

Breitling creates watch case made from plastic bottles

Set to hit the market in early 2021, Swiss luxury watchmaker Breitling has unveiled what it says is the industry’s first 100% recycled and recyclable watch box that is both foldable and reusable. Breitling has launched a watch box made entirely[…]

12/11/2020 | TrendsLifestyle
Carbiolice enzyme additive makes PLA packaging compostable

Carbiolice enzyme additive makes PLA packaging compostable

Evanesto, an additive developed by French start-up Carbiolice, promises to make PLA packaging fully compostable and biodegradable. Carbiolice claims that by adding its enzyme additive Evanesto to PLA—plant-based plastic made from corn or[…]

HANABi’s cellulose & ceramic hybrid, an alternative to plastic?

HANABi’s cellulose & ceramic hybrid, an alternative to plastic?

HANABi, a start-up spearheaded by French academic research consortium SATT Linksium, is working on an “ultra-light” cellulose and ceramic hybrid material promising flexibility and liquid resistance. The innovation, positioned as an eventual[…]

L’Oréal’s Jacques Playe lays out ambitions to drive packaging science & UX design

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L’Oréal’s Jacques Playe lays out ambitions to drive packaging science & UX design

L’Oréal is out to reinvent the consumer experience and packaging will play a vital role in this transformation. In our exclusive interview, Jacques Playe, appointed Global Head of Packaging & Product Development earlier this year, speaks with[…]

Winners of Gainerie 91 design awards 2020 reinvent luxury packaging

Winners of Gainerie 91 design awards 2020 reinvent luxury packaging

French luxury packaging and merchandising specialist Gainerie 91 has unveiled the winners of its seventh annual design contest that spotlights emerging talent, with entrants this year presenting concepts based around the theme of “sustainable[…]

12/07/2020 |
Amorim’s RE-Cork: unveiling the biodegradable stopper

Amorim’s RE-Cork: unveiling the biodegradable stopper

Described as the premium spirits market’s first sustainable alternative to conventional plastic closures, including biodegradable options, Amorim’s RE-Cork, the newest collection to launch in the Portugal-based supplier’s Top Series portfolio,[…]

LUXE PACK in Green Awards: The winners

LUXE PACK in Green Awards: The winners

The winners of the LUXE PACK in Green Awards were unveiled yesterday during a live webinar on the My LUXE PACK platform. Despite the difficult context, there was a strong crop of entrants for this year’s awards. “2020 was a very challenging year[…]

12/03/2020