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Revolutionary new concept in recycling of plastic waste

BASF, one of the world’s leading chemical manufacturers and most respected organizations in this business, is pioneering a unique concept in the recycling of...

Tamil Nadu bans use of plastics

The Tamil Nadu government recently announced a ban on the use of plastic items, including non-biodegradable carry bags, effective 1 January 2019. The move...

Paper made from grass

Scheufelen Paper, a leading European maker of coated premium paper products for the graphics business, is developing a new paper based on grass. Scheufelen’s...

Maharashtra allows plastic packaging for milk pouches for now

It is a big relief for milk consumers in Maharashtra as the government has agreed to take a lenient view and allow the use...

Unilever to invest €100,000 in a new plastic-free laundry tablet

Unilever will develop and pilot a plastic-free laundry solution to combat single-use sachets. The solution was developed during a one-day hackathon. The company has...

Nestlé’s research institute for 100% packaging sustainability

On 6 December 2016, Nestlé announced the creation of the Nestlé Institute of Packaging Sciences, dedicated to the discovery and development of functional, safe...

The impact of replacing plastics packaging

A new study by Franklin Associates research for the American Chemistry Council builds on and reaffirms a 2014 study that replacing plastics packaging with...

Quo Vadis Indian Packaging – Part II

In the first part of this article, which appeared in the November issue of Packaging South Asia, we revisited the scenario in which Indian...

Tetra Pak and Veolia join forces for PolyAl recycling

Tetra Pak, a leading global food processing and packaging solutions company, has joined forces with global resource management company Veolia to recycle all components...

Nestlé’s tempting waste management effort

Nestlé India was recently in news for its pilot project in Dehradun and Mussoorie. In May, a study by Gati Foundation found that Maggi...

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