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How to reach the circular economy turnaround? Deep dive with Martin Stuchtey (Founder, SYSTEMIQ)

In our expert podcast, Matthias Giebel, Partner for Sustainability & Innovation at B+P Consultants, talks to circular economy luminary Martin Stuchtey. The professor for resource strategies and management at the University of Innsbruck is the founder and managing partner of the think tank SYSTEMIQ. We wanted to know from him what innovations are necessary for […]

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Is HolyGrail 2.0 really the circular economy’s ‘holy grail’?

Against the backdrop of increasing environmental regulations and stricter recycling quotas, packaging manufacturers, and in particular the plastics industry, are coming under pressure. This is because far too many recyclable materials are still being lost in the recycling process. The HolyGrail 2.0 initiative wants to change this by using digital marker technology. More and more […]

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E-commerce packaging: sustainability moves into focus

E-commerce is booming. Driven not least by the pandemic and lockdown, online sales grew three times as strongly from 2019 to 2020 as in the same period of the previous year. As a central factor in the business, packaging is increasingly becoming a “hidden champion”. In addition to product protection as a central requirement, its […]

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Plastic under pressure. Fibre profits. It’s down to the wire

In the second article of our series on the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), we look at efforts and concrete examples for the “elimination of problematic or unnecessary plastic packaging”. Driven by regulators, consumer demands and current studies, the top issue of plastic elimination is becoming existential especially for those packaging companies that do not have […]

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Why 2021 is the key year for industrial packaging

2021 will be a key year for industrial packaging. The sector will be shaped by a growing demand for sustainable packaging (and a lot of pent-up demand), a global circular economy policy and the application of technology to packaging. We show you facts and figures, trends and drivers, difficulties and developments.   2021 will be […]

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