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Printing has been around for thousands of years; in fact, the world’s oldest print book The Diamond Sutra was produced in 868 A.D. Since then, printing has come a long way, but in 2019 it faces a new challenge – to exist sustainably. Printing is... Read more

The C40 World Mayor Summit this week in Copenhagen saw the launch of Paboco, the paper bottle company. The company unites some of the world's leading brands and experts in design, material and technology... Read more

Two Swedish energy companies, Azelio, specialists in thermal energy storage, and STELLA Futura, provider of sustainable energy solutions, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together on setting up a small-scale commercial project in... Read more

Berry Global is set to launch its new portfolio of sustainable films, laminates and nonwovens at the EDANA Outlook 2019 conference. The products are designed to meet growing demand for lower material use and increased natural, recyclable and... Read more

Helsinki-based renewable fuel producer Neste and Germany's flag carrier airline Lufthansa have announced they are to strengthen their collaboration for the development of renewable aviation fuel. As part of the collaboration, Lufthansa will use... Read more

Global packaging and paper group Mondi, in cooperation with chemical producer BASF and COROOS, one of the biggest European companies in the preservation of fruits, vegetables and pulses for premium A-brands and private label products, have... Read more

The companies behind the HYBRIT initiative are to join the Leadership Group for Industry Transition that was launched on Monday at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York by Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven... Read more

At Climate Week NYC 2019, Schneider Electric announced that it is stepping up its commitment to achieving carbon neutrality with three new actions... Read more

WICONA is demonstrating its focus on sustainability by using CIRCAL 75R. System solutions using CIRCAL 75R have the highest share of recycled end-of-life aluminium on the market – 75% and above. The production is independently certified and... Read more

Over 100 public and private partners covering the entirety of the plastics value chain have signed the declaration for the Circular Plastics Alliance, which aims to promote voluntary action to establish a well-functioning EU market in recycled... Read more

Recently, biogas plant builder WELTEC BIOPOWER completed a biomethane plant for ALTHO, a French manufacturer of potato chips in St. Gérand, Brittany. The plant was planned and set up by the German manufacturer in collaboration with its French... Read more

Finance Ministers of the European Union met in Helsinki over the weekend to discuss ways in which environmentally sustainable growth can be financed and supported... Read more

Swedish agricultural cooperative Lantmännen and Norwegian fertiliser company Yara are aiming to take a pioneering role in the transformation of the food system. The partners will launch a pilot project with the ambition to introduce the world’s... Read more

The global population is set to reach nine billion by 2050. Combined with the threat of climate change and the scarcity of natural resources, the food and beverage industry must adapt to fulfil increasing demands for produce. Here, Sean Robinson... Read more

Humanity is now more aware of its impact on the planet than ever before. The dangerous effects of climate change are well documented and, unless governments, businesses and society as a whole take drastic action in the near future, irreversible... Read more

Suntory Beverage and Food Europe (SBFE) has set out its plan to move to 100% sustainable plastic bottles within a decade, fully moving away from virgin plastic derived from fossil fuels, mirroring the Suntory Group’s global ambition... Read more

Danfoss Editron has delivered two 105 kW motors that will help power Edel, the first hybrid vessel built for the aquaculture sector by Norwegian shipyard Moen Marin. Edel is also the first diesel-electric vessel in the fleet of NRS Farming... Read more

When we think of sustainability, we don’t often think of the print industry and its abundance of paper. Back in the days of the first ever printed book, The Gutenberg Bible, this was less of a worry, as the print industry began its life and was... Read more

Today we produce almost 400 million tonnes of plastics every year. Global population growth and a growing middle class means that, in just a few decades, the demand for goods and packaging made from plastics is set to rise three-fold... Read more

Shelf space – the final competition frontier in retail. Far from just holding your product and making it easier to transport, packaging can be (and often is) the deciding factor when consumers are choosing what to put in their basket... Read more

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