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Eastman rolls out first co-polyester resulting from molecular recycling

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Eastman rolls out first co-polyester resulting from molecular recycling

Tritan, one of US-based materials specialist Eastman’s leading products within its Specialty Plastics division, is now available in a new grade, Tritan Renew, composed of up to 50% recycled content. We spoke with Glenn Goldman, Eastman[…]

06/25/2020
Interview: Behind Aptar's steps to minimize use of virgin plastic

Interview: 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
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
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
Ren launches chemically recycled plastic airless bottle

Ren launches chemically recycled plastic airless bottle

Ren Clean Skincare, a Unilever Prestige brand, has launched what it says is the market’s first airless bottle made entirely of recycled plastic. Manufactured by Aptar, the plastic was chemically recycled and is food-grade compatible, which means[…]

02/11/2020 |
Pujolasos launches compostable cap for fragrance

Pujolasos launches compostable cap for fragrance

The luxury market’s first compostable cap? That’s the claim wood packaging specialist Pujolasos is making with the launch of Woork, an innovation described as “100% organic and compostable”. The wood options include ash, beech, maple, oak and[…]

11/14/2019 |
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[…]

10/23/2019 | Materials
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 |