Online Retailers Must Register Packaging

The amendment to the Packaging Act expands the group of packaging distributors subject to registration. The registration obligation will apply to all types of packaging from July 2022. Online marketplaces will no longer be allowed to accept goods from manufacturers who have not previously registered their packaging in a system. 

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Schwarz Group Increases its Recycling Target

The Schwarz Group is taking stock of the targets and progress of its group-wide plastics strategy Reset Plastic. The occasion for this is the Global Commitment 2021 Progress Report published on November 19 by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, whose initiative the Schwarz Group already joined in 2018. It also announced an increase in its recycling target.

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Henkel and Metro Advertise Plastic Bank

Consumer goods giant Henkel and wholesaler Metro are among the companies cooperating with Plastic Bank. The common goal is to further the establishment of a circular economy and at the same time help impoverished people in coastal regions. David Katz, founder and CEO of Plastic Bank, discussed the value of plastic with the two sustainability chiefs from Henkel and Metro in front of invited guests in Düsseldorf. This was the first time the Canadian had heard the German word “Kunststoff”.

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Orientation in the Packaging Jungle

At the third “Österreichischer Verpackungstag” (Austrian Day of Packaging) organized by the FH Campus Wien, the focus was on the challenges of recycling-friendly packaging design. The international packaging design guideline presented for this purpose provides uniform recommendations for the industry.

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Tuffi Milk Drinks in New Bottle

In the dairy drinks sector, the mixed milk drinks segment is growing fastest. The main growth drivers here are milk drinks in 400-milliliter packaging. Last year, they generated an increase in sales of around 16 percent, explains FrieslandCampina, which is taking these market developments as an opportunity to restructure its range of Tuffi milk-based mixed drinks.

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Somat Dishwashing Liquid Bottles Made From Recycled Material

Together with Henkel, ALPLA has developed a new, recyclable packaging concept for the Düsseldorf-based manufacturer’s Somat gels. The dishwashing detergents are now offered in bottles made from up to 100 percent post-consumer recyclate (PCR). The cap of the Pro Nature variant also consists of half recycled material obtained from waste collection.

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