Nespresso launches home-compostable coffee capsules in collaboration with Huhtamaki

EUROPE – Nestlé’s Nespresso in collaboration with Huhtamaki has unveiled a new range of home compostable coffee capsules. The paper-based capsules are touted as a breakthrough in packaging technology after three years of R&D. The launch comes at a time when consumer demand for compostable packaging is increasing, and an estimated 45% of French people now home-compost one or more…

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Just Eat teams up with ClubZerø on returnable food packaging scheme in London

UK – Just Eat for Business extends partnership with ClubZerø to provide a returnable packaging system for corporate offices across London, UK. The move aimed at tackling single-use waste originating from the foodservice packaging industry follows a successful 10-month pilot. Designed to provide a zero-waste experience through a convenient packaging return scheme, the expansion will see over 80 restaurants and…

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Coca-Cola Middle East rolls out 100% rPET bottles at FIFA World Cup in Qatar

QATAR – Coca-Cola Middle East has partnered with Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) to introduce sustainable beverage bottles at this year’s FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Aligning with the SC’s key initiatives on responsible plastic recycling, Coca-Cola Middle East’s pilot of 100% rPET bottles marks the first time the packaging will be in circulation at a FIFA…

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Amcor commits to use 30% recycled contents across operations by 2030

SWITZERLAND – Global packaging company, Amcor has released its 2022 Sustainability Report, which has announced a target of achieving 30% recycled content across its portfolio by 2030. The new recycled content target, which is three times its previous target of 10%, comes as Amcor reflects on a landmark year for its efforts on sustainability. In the fiscal year 2022, the company…

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Lyondell eyes expansion of propylene capacity at Houston facility

US – Netherlands-based chemical company, LyondellBasell has announced plans to expand its propylene production capacity at its Channelview Complex near Houston, Texas. According to the firm, the plans include the construction of a new propylene facility using LyondellBasell’s current technology to convert ethylene into propylene to produce polypropylene and propylene oxide. LyondellBasell anticipates a final investment decision on the 400-kiloton…

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