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185 Projects Planned to Reduce Marine Litter 18/06/2014 - 2:43pm

Anne Marie Mohan, Senior Editor, Packaging World

Leaders from plastics organizations across the globe have announced that there are approximately 185 projects planned, underway, or completed as part of the...

A global protocol for bottled water? 23/05/2011 - 5:07pm

Shaun Weston17 May 2011

Richard Hall, chairman of Zenith International, believes that companies and governments should follow a ‘global protocol’ for bottled water.

Almost every category of food and drink has been criticised at some time or another for particular...

A PET jam jar for a Marks & Spencer brand of jam that can withstand thermal processing at 95 degrees C 28/11/2012 - 6:14pm

By Pat Reynolds, VP Editor

The folks at APPE showed an interesting jar of jam now being sold at Marks & Spencer that is said to be the first...

ACC defends food contact materials after new commentary 07/03/2014 - 4:18pm

The food contact materials approved for use in the US are subject to rigorous review, and a new commentary suggesting otherwise is already being rejected by scientists around the world.  ACC commented:  “Presenting unfounded, inflammatory...

ACC disputes study claiming that BPA-free plastics contain oestrogenic chemicals 15/03/2011 - 11:58am

The American Chemistry Council has responded to a study claiming that plastics products, including materials labelled as bisphenol A-free, still contain oestrogen-like chemicals. "[T]his report cannot be considered a reliable source" because of limitations in its methodology, the ACC...

Accelerated demand for PET on flights 13/11/2012 - 3:48pm

Alan Heath...

Advance in new PET barrier system 04/11/2011 - 2:22pm

 

By David Eldridge

Posted 4 October 2011 10:35 am GMT

APPE, the packaging division of La Seda de Barcelona, has launched a new barrier system for PET bottles at...

Amcor to add corks to its PET wine bottles 16/02/2012 - 4:15pm

By Heather Caliendo
Published: February 15th, 2012

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AMERIPEN: New US environment-focused packaging organization formed 24/03/2011 - 11:21am

Posted by Anne Marie Mohan2 days ago | The new organization, formed by leading CPGs, will encourage a science-based approach and will represent the interests of the industry in public policymaking....

APPE automates PET preform quality control 16/12/2011 - 5:51pm

By Barry Copping

Posted 14 December 2011 9:43 am GMT

APPE, the packaging division of La Seda de Barcelona, has invested €...