The UK-based plastics resource efficiency and recycling charity Recoup has launched new guidance to support stakeholders with the design of reusable plastic packaging that meets the needs of the packaging value chain.
This year’s Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition is open for submissions. The competition, sponsored by Covestro, is intended for university undergraduates in the UK and Ireland, who are interested in working with plastics.
A product designed to improve cooling efficiency on blown film lines called VarDAR - short for Variable Diameter Dual Directional Flow Air Ring, has been announced as the winner of the Horners Award for Plastics Innovation and Design.
A student from Teesside university has claimed top prize in the 2022 Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition, after designing a re-usable bedpan.
The 2-Infinity prototype vacuum cleaner developed by Stena Recycling and Electrolux is close to being fully recyclable and is designed to promote the circular use of resources by making it as easy as possible to recover and recycle its various components and materials.
D-Shield elegantly tackles a problem associated with the use of backpack sprayers commonly used to apply pesticides.
The final judging stage of the UK’s annual Design Innovation in Plastics Award has been completed, with this year’s six student finalists taking what the head judge called ‘ an exemplary approach to their work’.
Supernovas, a circular design and lifestyle company with roots in the UK and Italy, has introduced a collection of easy-to-assemble 100% recycled and recyclable crates and benches, designed in collaboration with Rotterdam-based design studio Odd Matter.
Although the official award ceremony had to be postponed, the organisers of the PacktheFuture Award 2020 – ELIPSO, the French plastics packaging organisation and the IK German association for plastics packaging and films – were delighted to announce the ten winners of the fifth edition of this sustainable packaging design competition.
A new report released today by the British Plastics Federation (BPF) entitled Sustainable Design for Plastic Packaging offers a condensed version of the association’s recent sustainable design workshop.
Better packaging design is key to tackling the problem of plastic waste and recyclability. Seeking to close the gap between producers and recyclers, resource management company Veolia has now opened its Sustainable Packaging Academy, in an effort to provide businesses with more insight into packaging circularity and future-proof packaging design.
Design company IDC has produced a new patented easy-to-install roof rack for the commercial vehicle accessories supplier.
Conair has introduced two new powder loaders offering improved performance
Equipment suppliers to present a host of new technological innovations