Bormioli partners Pierre Fabre to develop 100% recycled PET packaging for mouthwash

ITALY – Designer and manufacturer of pharmaceutical packaging, Bormioli has partnered with Pierre Fabre to develop 100% recycled PET packaging for mouthwash. The two companies have developed innovative 100% recycled PET packaging for the mouthwashes of the ELUDRIL brand, one of the European leaders in oral care in the pharmacy channel. This achievement is the result of a prospecting process…

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Amcor partners ExxonMobil to boost recycled material target

AUSTRALIA – American-Australian global packaging company, Amcor has inked a five-year deal with ExxonMobil to purchase certified-circular polyethylene material in support of its target to achieve 30% recycled material across its portfolio by 2030. Amcor says the volume of material will increase incrementally each year and is expected to reach 100,000 metric tonnes annually at the end of the contract…

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Algerian firm Général Emballage opts for Lafarge’s expertise to recycle its waste

ALGERIA – Algerian paper company specializing in the manufacture and conversion of corrugated cardboard, Général Emballage has entrusted the management of its corrugated cardboard waste to Lafarge Algeria. Under the agreement, Lafarge, which specializes in the production of cement and ready-mixed concrete, will recycle the waste from the manufacturing process of “Kraft” paper bags of Général Emballage. This is a…

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Keurig Dr Pepper appoints Dr. Karin Rotem-Wildeman as Chief R&D officer

US – Keurig Dr Pepper (KDP) has appointed Dr. Karin Rotem-Wildeman as chief research & development officer, effective 9 January 2023. Reporting to chief executive Bob Gamgort, Rotem-Wildeman will lead product development, packaging innovation, flavor technology and associated R&D capabilities. She succeeds David Thomas, who is retiring from KDP after 16 years with the company. Rotem-Wildeman joins KDP with 25…

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Tetra Pak South Africa commits to circular economy by joining Petco

SOUTH AFRICA – Food processing and packaging solutions company Tetra Pak South Africa has joined PET Recycling Company (Petco) to drive the collection and recycling of liquid board packaging (LBP). The firm’s decision has been driven by the need for greater collaboration to improve the collection and recycling of LBP in South Africa. Tetra Pak’s membership starts on January 1.…

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