PACKAGING DIRECTORY SOUTH AFRICA
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MITAS Corporation: the name consists of the first letters of the group’s main offerings: Marking, Identification, Traceability, Automation, Authentication, Systems and Solutions.
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Beware the greenwashers - 5 Tips to help the conscious consumer make better choices
20/09/2018 - 10:03
Consumers are often misled to believe they are helping the environment when buying products that are supposedly green. However, on closer inspection, not all green products are created equal. Enters greenwashing.
Carlsberg to scrap plastic rings on cans in favour of glue
10/09/2018 - 14:23
Carlsberg will ditch plastic rings which connect multi-packs of its beer and replace them with glue, in a move which is set to “reduce plastic waste globally by more than 1,200 tonnes a year”.
Re-thinking your packaging design for the new digital consumer
21/08/2018 - 11:15
iCitizens; Millennials; digital natives; call them what you will, but if your business model is still trying to catch up with what ‘them confounded Millennials’ want in packaging, you are going to get left behind by a new “generation” of Digital Nomads. And it has less to do with age and more to do with their increased buying power, tech savviness, global connectedness, environmental concern and an insatiable craving for instant gratification and the experiential.
AB InBev launches accelerator to help fund sustainability start-ups
16/08/2018 - 09:36
AB InBev has launched a new green innovation accelerator as it aims to tackle some of the most pressing sustainability issues.
Mondi to cash in on eco-friendly alternatives
14/08/2018 - 14:08
Over the past decade, Mondi’s strategic focus has been on building capacity, driving efficiency and making well-executed acquisitions. The strategy is paying off for the €7.5bn annual revenue paper packaging group.
Woolworths pilots SA's first in-store recycling vending machine
08/08/2018 - 09:08
In line with its recent announcement to achieve ZERO packaging waste to landfill by 2022, Woolworths has launched the customer trial of an integrated reverse vending machine in its flagship green store, Woolworths Palmyra in Claremont. This is good news for the many South African consumers who have called on retailers and manufacturers to reduce packaging waste.
Woolworths steps up action on plastic packaging
07/06/2018 - 11:12
Woolworths plans to phase out nonrecyclable plastic packaging for its own products — as well as plastic shopping bags, straws and earbuds — by 2022.
EU plans ban on plastic straws and other single-use plastics
30/05/2018 - 13:54
Single-use plastic products such as straws and drink stirrers may be banned across much of Europe under proposals put forward by the European Union (EU).
Colgate-Palmolive commits to 100% recyclability of plastic packaging by 2025
24/05/2018 - 16:28
Colgate-Palmolive Company has committed to 100% recyclability of plastics in packaging across all its product categories by 2025.
Tesco reduces use of best before dates in a bid to cut food waste
22/05/2018 - 14:25
Tesco will remove best before dates on the packaging of nearly 70 of its fruit and vegetable lines as it aims to reduce food waste.