30 percent thinner PLA films with Reifenhäuser Ultra Flat Plus

Troisdorf, July 1, 2019 | Environmentally friendly, bio-based plastics are a possible approach to using plastic in a more sustainable way. By definition, they must be biodegradable. Some are even made from renewable resources such as sugar cane or corn. There is significant potential for the use of bio- plastics, particularly in packaging sectors with […]

Biodegradable Packaging Market Remains Highly Fragmented, with Tier 3 Players Collectively Foreseen to Account for Over 60% Revenue Share

Biodegradable packaging market witnessed moderate growth during 2013 to 2027, and the status quo is envisaged to prevail over the period of forecast 2018 to 2028, according to a new report. Volume sales of biodegradable packaging are foreseen to record a modest 4.2% CAGR through 2028, which is anticipated to equal a market value in […]

Supermarkets accused of using excessive and unnecessary plastic bags for home deliveries

Supermarkets have been accused of exploiting a loophole by using excessive and unnecessary plastic bags for click and collect and delivery services despite vowing to curb the practice. Customers of four of the UK’s largest supermarkets have complained that disproportionate numbers of bags are regularly used to pack their shopping, often packing just one item […]