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Flipkart to deliver in paper-based packaging instead of poly bags

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 9, 2020

Companies world over are looking at reducing their carbon footprint and decreasing the use of single use plastic. Flipkart had earlier announced it would eliminate single use plastic in packaging. The idea was to move towards using 100% recycled plastic in its supply chain by...

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Constantia Flexibles pioneers in India in sustainable packaging production

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2019

Constantia Flexibles, the world’s third-largest producer of flexible packaging headquartered in Vienna, Austria, will open the world’s first plant designed to produce more sustainable and recyclable flexible packaging only in India. Production focus at the plant lies at the...

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From sustainable packaging to deliveries through EV, how Amazon India is mitigating climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 4, 2019

Meticulous packaging to ensure a safe delivery with no damage to the product is one of the primary goals of an e-commerce company. To achieve this, huge amounts of plastic in the form of tapes and bubble wraps have been used for hardcore packaging. However, since plastic is...

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Commerce ministry asks e-commerce firms to gradually slash single-use plastic in packaging

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

The commerce and industry ministry has advised e-commerce companies to gradually slash single-use plastic in packaging of products being sold through their platforms, in line with the government's commitment to reduce use of such material, an official said. The companies have...

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Amazon India unveils sustainable packaging initiatives

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 11, 2019

Amazon India, Bangalore, India, has announced its commitment to eliminate single-use plastic from its packaging by June 2020. The company plans to use “paper cushions,” which will replace plastic dunnage like air pillows and bubble wraps across its fulfillment centers in...

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Amazon expands 'packaging-free shipment' programme to 9 Indian cities

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2019

E-commerce major Amazon Monday said it is expanding its 'packaging-free shipment' (PFS) programme, an India-first initiative, to nine cities including Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Nagpur. The...

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Paper & Plastic Packaging Industry Rides on E-Commerce Boom

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 10, 2019

The industry’s valuation looks cheap now. On the basis of trailing 12-month EV/EBITDA ratio, we see that the industry is...

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Sustainable Packaging Market to Reach $400 Million by 2024

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 12, 2019

The sustainable packing market is expected to reach $400 million by 2024, according to a new report by Zion Market Research.


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Unilever to pioneer breakthrough food packaging technology together with Ioniqa & Indorama Ventures

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 10, 2018

Unilever has announced a partnership with start-up company Ioniqa & the largest global producer of PET resin Indorama Ventures to pioneer a new technology which converts PET waste back into...

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Packaging Innovation: The Coca-Cola Company announces new global vision to help create a world without waste

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 23, 2018

The Coca-Cola Company has announced that it is fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging, with a global goal to help collect and recycle the equivalent of 100 per cent of its packaging...

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