The state of recycling in Virginia: It may not be going where you think

A few years ago when you tossed your cardboard boxes from Amazon into the recycling bin, there’s a good chance they eventually traveled thousands of miles and half a world away to China. That changed early last year. China stopped taking most of those materials and the recycling industry entered a tailspin […] Source: Container […]

Smurfit Kappa: Our Global Better Planet Packaging Day takes place on 21st Nov., 2019

On November 21st 2019, Smurfit Kappa will host a global Better Planet Packaging Day across our 28 Experience Centres around the world. At this event, we aim to inspire customers with lectures, discussions and real action to begin a journey to create sustainable packaging solutions. Full Story […] Source: Container Board

UK Packaging Awards 2019 | Winner: Corrugated: Retail Ready and Point of Sale

DS Smith worked with Premier Foods to create a unit which had visual impact and standout in-store, allowing the brand to gain significant incremental space off shelf, front of store space: notoriously difficult for an ambient category product. Full Story Source: Container Board

First Mile launches wine corks and long-life carton recycling service

UK recycling company First Mile has launched RecyleBox – a recycling service for wine corks and long-life food and drink cartons. First Mile said that RecycleBox offers UK businesses and consumers a low-cost courier service that will allow them to correctly dispose of their hard-to-recycle items. Full Story […] Source: Container Board

Jaffabox Becomes Part of Schumacher Packaging Group

Jaffabox Ltd, a family-managed manufacturer of packaging solutions from corrugated board produced in-house and headquartered in Birmingham (, became part of the Schumacher Packaging Group ( on 5th November. The Amyes family will continue to run Jaffabox, with Annette and Marc Amyes managing the company. In this way, the English packaging manufacturer will secure […] […]