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August 2021

Mondi rolls out its range of sustainable corrugated packaging solutions for online grocery market across Central Europe

August 03, 2021 - 05:23
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    VIENNA, Austria, Aug. 3, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • Seven new packaging solutions meet the growing demand for online grocery (eGrocery) delivery services
  • Sustainable eGrocery portfolio offers a packaging solution for a range of delivery channels including click & collect to local or nationwide deliveries
  • Innovative designs offer retailers fully recyclable, efficient and convenient packaging options

Mayr-Melnhof Group completes acquisition of Kotkamills after receiving approval from all relevant competition authorities

August 02, 2021 - 13:16

VIENNA, Austria, Aug. 2, 2021 (Press Release) -The Mayr-Melnhof Group (MM) has completed the acquisition of Kotkamills, Finland, which was agreed in December 2020, after receiving approval from all relevant competition authorities. Through the acquisition, MM strengthens its position in the virgin fiber cartonboard (FBB) market with an attractive range of barrier cartonboard solutions that can replace PE (polyethylene) -coated cartonboard. Moreover, MM enters the growing cupstock market. This acquisition complements MM’s established market position in recycled cartonboard.

Lidl removes over one billion pieces of plastic from stores as part of its strategy to eliminate plastic waste across Great Britain

August 02, 2021 - 12:50
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    LONDON, July 29, 2021 (Press Release) -
  • Lidl removes over one billion pieces of plastic as part of its strategy to eliminate plastic waste
  • Retailer prevents equivalent of 10 million water bottles from entering the ocean through use of ocean-bound plastics
  • Discounter pledges to eliminate 1.5 billion pieces of plastic by the end of 2021 and 2 billion pieces by the end of 2022

Cosun Beet and Crown Van Gelder to provide their sugar beet paper for Van Gilse's kilo granulated sugar bags

August 02, 2021 - 09:17
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DINTELOORD, The Netherlands , July 30, 2021 (Press Release) -As from this summer, sugar beet pulp will be used to make Van Gilse kilo bags of granulated sugar. The kilo bags will be on sale in supermarkets. Sugar beet paper is a ground breaking innovation of Cosun Beet Company and paper manufacturer Crown Van Gelder. Step by step, the paper packaging will be introduced for other Van Gilse products.

Pladis further boosts its sustainability credentials with Sonoco’s fully recyclable EnviroCan with paperboard end

August 02, 2021 - 08:47
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HARTSVILLE, SC, July 29, 2021 (Press Release) -pladis, the global snack company behind some of the UK’s most loved and iconic brands, has been on a mission to substantially reduce its environmental impact by updating the packaging of various products to more ecological alternatives. This is part of the company’s sustainability agenda, which reflects its commitment to making all its packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025.