The demand for virgin pulp is on the rise – a trend that’s expected to continue through 2021. Alongside that, there’s an industry-wide shortage of quality sources of recycled fibers, resulting in record high prices for white paper products.

Electric vehicles have been turning the tide in the automotive industry in terms of making cars better for the environment. But Japan’s Ministry of the Environment believed we could do better—and the result is an unprecedented supercar made entirely of wood.

More and more companies are shifting from plastic to paperboard. The Norwegian fruit giant Bama has put all of its efforts into developing modern and smart packaging solutions that meet the tough demands necessary for goods, logistics and consumers. 

(October 17, 2019, ATLANTA) Graphic Packaging International (GPI) has developed KeelClip™, a paperboard packaging solution for cans that offers sustainability advantages and merchandising benefits as compared to other packaging options.

Seven months after large-scale production of the Frugal Cup began, we have extended our sustainable offering in a move away from conventional polystyrene lids, with the newly available Frugal Lid.

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Sept. 12, 2019 -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the most sustainable, diversified global packaging companies, today announced it has been awarded the How2Recycle®’s (H2R) “Check Locally Recyclable” status for its paper-bottom EcoSeal™ rigid paper container.

For the 16th of our “Conversations with Green Champions,” Rolland President Philip Rundle speaks with Labelcraft about its Recyclable Enviroliner – the first label release liner that is both 100 per cent recyclable and made of 100 per cent post-consumer recycled paper.

Huhtamaki has launched its new compostable Bioware Impresso double walled hot cup. Adding to Huhtamaki’s existing Bioware compostable range, this new cup in a mixed sleeve of white and green designs utilizes the unique Impresso bubble emboss which provides enhanced insulation and a tactile touch for the holder.

In the spring Metsä Board – part of Metsä Group – announced that its modular takeaway packaging, targeted at restaurants' takeaway services, was one of the seven winning concept ideas in the Helsinki Wholesale market area's innovation competition.

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