Opinion

Opinion

Pucker up! – November 2023

The recent sight of Illig North America’s managing director Conor Carlin holding two circular blocks of flexible plastics in his kitchen brought a smile...

Meanwhile, in Vegas… – October 2023

Where in the world can you watch human zip wire races or a rollercoaster hurtle past at breakneck speed from your hotel window, visit...

Hatching a packaging plan – September 2023

One of my first duties as a packaging journalist for this magazine was to interview Swedish firm Ecolean’s then chief executive, Christian Tornakull, at...

In pursuit of gesture politics – August 2023

The upcoming EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) is viewed by many as a massive step forward in creating a circular economy. But...

Less is not always more – July 2023

We are all too familiar with the trend for brand owners to reduce the volume of product to offset the rising costs of manufacture;...

In a flexible fix – June 2023

The news that a recycling firm has gone into administration is, unfortunately, not a shocking event, but the recent failure of a Scottish recycling...