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FPA Releases a Flexible Packaging Path to a Circular Economy Report

The report explores the future of sustainability and flexible packaging through to 2030.

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Essentra to close some packaging sites after review of global footprint

Pharma, filters and tapes packaging giant Essentra is set to close some sites this year following a detailed review of its global footprint.

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Sealed Air unveils innovative protective packing

An innovative new development in packaging has been unveiled which offers the latest in shipping protection technology for electronic goods.

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Lego to switch from plastic to paper inner bags

Danish company Lego said it will use paper inside its boxed sets, replacing the current plastic bags containing its ever popular toy bricks.

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Iceland joins call for plastic packaging transparency

Iceland is urging the retail and wider business sector to commit to enhanced transparency in reporting on plastic consumption.

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Environmental organisations criticise BSI standard

Environmental coalition Wildlife and Countryside Link and RECOUP have criticised a new standard for biodegradation of polyolefins.

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Medtronic's antibacterial driveline wrap designated breakthrough device

Medtronic has received Breakthrough Device Designation status from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the TYRX Absorbable Antibacterial Driveline Wrap, which is intended to securely hold a percutaneous driveline in patients receiving a ventricular assist device (VAD).

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Which? claims only 34% of packs are fully recyclable

Which? has targeted household names for its “non-recyclable” packaging with Cadbury’s and Babybel among the brands under scrutiny.

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