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May 31, 2024
The future of packaging in Europe
Global packaging waste is an issue that industry and governments need to work together to solve. Learn about how new regulation in Europe is seeking to do this, and how SIG is progressing the future of packaging, now.
April 11, 2024
A roundup of the right questions
Sustainability isn’t an easy area to navigate for the food and beverage industry. Let us look back at our discussion on the varied aspects and why asking the right questions is key.
March 28, 2024
3 questions beyond recycling
Recycling is an important part of sustainability but there’s more to it. Explore the top questions that need to be asked to understand the sustainability journey of a product.
March 07, 2024
How to package food safely and sustainably
In part four of Ask it right, we look at the relationship between more sustainable packaging and maintenance of strict regulations surrounding food and beverage products.
February 01, 2024
Data that makes sustainability tangible
What cannot be measured cannot be claimed – it is as simple as that. So, how can companies demonstrate their portfolio’s sustainability credentials? And how is this data interpreted?
December 18, 2023
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
December 07, 2023
Why the big picture matters?
How sustainable is a product, pack, or company – understanding this requires looking at more than one aspect. Explore the aspects that make up the big picture.
November 09, 2023
How to ask the right questions about sustainability
By its very nature, sustainability – in this case, within the context of the food and beverage industry – is a complex topic. So, what questions should stakeholders be asking to make sure they meet customer and industry demands? Find out in our newest series, Ask it right.
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September 20, 2023
The aluminum account
Aluminum is everywhere, from spacecrafts to our kitchens. Let us explore the particulars of this popular metal and its role in the packaging industry.
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August 24, 2023
The monomaterial edge
The newest material on the block, monomaterial, is making headlines. So, what is monomaterial and how does it add value to the packaging sector?
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August 10, 2023
The plastic perspective
Plastic is probably one of the most discussed packaging materials ever. Let us look into the history and specifics of plastic.
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June 08, 2023
The paperboard plot
It is hard to imagine a supermarket shelf without food and beverage cartons lining it. Let’s examine the material that makes up these packages.