Fruit Growers: Corrugated Packaging: Recyclable and Sustainable

When choosing a packaging type for transporting your products, the environmental footprint and ease of recycling of that packaging is an important consideration for your business as well as the retailer and end-user. Here are three reasons to choose recyclable corrugated packaging for transporting your produce to market.

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Hinckley MP visits DS Smith to talk circular economy

DS Smith, the UK’s leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions has hosted the newly elected MP for Hinckley and Bosworth, Dr Luke Evans to discuss the circular economy and upcoming environmental legislation in the UK.

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Metsä Board: Customizable and light e-commerce packaging solutions for Billebeino

For its -commerce packages, Finnish young sportswear brand Billebeino has chosen a Metsä Board’s white kraftliner digitally printed by Adara Pakkaus Oy.

The packs can be customized with according to the collection’s theme.

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American Forest Foundation Welcomes International Paper as a Family Forest Carbon Program Partner

The American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced today that International Paper, one of the world’s leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has joined AFF and its partner, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), in supporting the newly-created Family Forest Carbon Program (FFCP) to enhance carbon sequestration in family owned forest land across the U.S.

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Design Guidance for the Recyclability of Paper-Based Packaging

A few weeks ago, Dennis Colley, FBA’s President and CEO, attended a recycling conference where a Senior Packaging Engineer at a major brand asked if a package for one of their new products was recyclable.  Her intent was to specify a box that was fully recyclable, but she wasn’t sure if the non-fiber components […]

Not Pulp Fiction: Absolut, Coca-Cola and the Paper Bottle Project

The quest to design more sustainable bottles has led a quartet of companies — Danish beer maker Carlsberg, spirits company Absolut (part of France’s Pernod Ricard), French personal care company L’Oreal and a European group of beverage firm Coca-Cola — to consider a seemingly unlikely material for containing liquids: paper.

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Prinzhorn Group to Build EUR 52 mln Packaging Plant near Budapest

The Austrian Prinzhorn Group, a major investor in the paper and recycling sector in Hungary and Central and Eastern Europe, is set to announce an EUR 52 million, state-of-the-art packaging plant to be located in Dunavarsány, 15 kilometers south of Budapest. The plant has a target opening date of summer 2021, according to a […]

UPS and Amazon: Made for each other?

Like most mega-companies, UPS Inc. (NYSE:UPS) is loath to publicly discuss customers or its relationships with them. It refuses to answer reporters’ questions about customers. It never mentions them in press releases or other media announcements. But the long-held custom went out the window last week. In announcing its fourth-quarter and full-year results, UPS […]

McKinley Paper mill ‘nearing startup’ in Port Angeles

McKinley Paper Company is expected to be running at full capacity at the former Nippon Paper Industries USA plant in March, three years after operations ceased at the 100-year-old Ediz Hook mill.

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Corrugated packaging: e-commerce’s perfect partner

Packaging plays a key role in the phenomenal growth of e-commerce in recent years. According to a survey from Smithers’ Pira*, e-commerce shipments increased globally by 33% between 2014 and 2016.

The success and growth of e-commerce depends on the smooth running of a complex supply chain. Corrugated packaging is one element that contributes […]