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FinalStraw collapsible, reusable straw smashes Kickstarter target

Ex-straw-dinary: Collapsible, reusable straw smashes Kickstarter target

By Rachel Arthur

FinalStaw – a collapsible, resusable straw – set out to raise $12,000 on Kickstarter. Within seven days it had gained $550,000 from more than 11,000 backers. Co-founder Emma Cohen says this proves that people do care about the planet and want to see change....

PTI's shelf ready models. Picture: PTI.

Former Nestlé packaging expert joins PTI

By Jenny Eagle

Former rigid packaging specialist for Nestlé’s Nestec Product Technology Center, Thierry Fabozzi has been named president of Plastic Technologies Inc. (PTI).

Iggesund Paperboard creates double-walled cup

Targets US market where debate rages about polystyrene foam

Iggesund Paperboard creates double-walled cup

By Jenny Eagle

Iggesund Paperboard has created a cup with a double-walled layer to use one material on the inside and another for the outer wall, which works as a heat shield and brand carrier.

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