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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 |
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[…]

10/03/2019 | Materials
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[…]

10/02/2019 | Materials
Lush sets the standard for greener packaging

Interview

Lush sets the standard for greener packaging

Lush launched its first refillable lipstick earlier this year in partnership with supplier Reboul/Aptar. Nick Gumery, creative buyer for packaging at the UK brand, discusses how Lush is giving value and a much longer life span to its packaging.[…]

07/18/2019 | Corporate strategy
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[…]

07/02/2019 | ApplicatorsAccessories