Carton sustainability marches on

Can makers are going to have to keep on their toes over the next few months as rival packaging mounts more of a recycling drive. It was a surprise to me that the UK, until last week, had no recycling facilities for cartons at all. They were all shipped abroad to be recycled instead. That […]


Sonoco reveals environmental progress

Biomass cogeneration is a key part of the global packaging giant Sonoco’s sustainability drive. The company, last week, outlined its progress against voluntary framework of principles and indicators that Sonoco uses to measure and report economic, environmental and social performance. A key initiative for Sonoco continues to be the development of a new US $75 […]

Sonoco announces first sustainability awards

One of the largest diversified global packaging companies has unveiled its Sonoco Supplier Sustainability Award program. Recipients, including Arcelor Mittal, Buckman International, Staples and WR Grace, were recognised during a dinner at the 9th Annual Sonoco/JBE/MYCA Supplier Diversity Business Conference on Tuesday 7 May. The company, founded in 1899 makes metal ends and closures as […]


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