Feast & Fettle launches recycling initiative in collaboration with TerraCycle

US – New England’s premier meal delivery service company, Feast & Fettle has partnered with recycling firm TerraCycle to launch a Container Return Program for their members across Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. As part of the program, Feast & Fettle has been collecting plastic food containers directly from members’ homes since last month. These containers are transported from the…

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Sealed Air launches cushioning made from 30-50% recycled content

UK – US packaging company, Sealed Air (SEE) has launched a new range of protective packaging under its BUBBLE WRAP brand. The Fill-Air Extreme Efficiency Recycled Content Films claim to contain a minimum of 50% recycled plastic – 30% of which is said to have been sourced from post-consumer waste, the remaining 20% from post-industrial recycled content. This ‘ultra-thin’, 12.7-micron…

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Mondi, Heiber & Schröder develops eComPack machine for automated packaging

GERMANY – Paper and packaging company, Mondi has partnered with German machine producer Heiber + Schröder to develop eComPack, an automated packaging machine for e-commerce. The new eComPack machine is designed for mid to large-size eCommerce operations seeking efficiency and reliability. It can process up to 500 parcels per hour thanks to an automated erecting, filling and closing process. The…

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Picadeli debuts formed-fiber lid co-developed with Stora Enso

EUROPE – European takeaway salad bar company Picadeli has begun using a formed-fiber lid for its takeaway packaging as part of its sustainability efforts. Made in partnership with Finnish pulp and paper manufacturer Stora Enso, the lid does not contain any perfluoroalkyl or polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). It is part of PureFiber by Stora Enso, a new range of formed-fiber products…

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d’Oulmes secures grants from UNEP, and IEA to upgrade power systems in its bottling plants

MOROCCO – Les Eaux Minerales d’Oulmes has received grants from the UN Environment Program (UNEP) and International Energy Agency (IAE) to upgrade power grids in its plants. The grant is part of the Demand-Driven Electricity Networks Initiative (3DEN) financed by the Italian Ministry of Ecological Transition (MITE). It seeks to accelerate the modernization and efficiency of power systems in Morocco,…

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