July 18, 2018
As convenience gains importance in an accelerating economy, plastic use is only expected to continue. For this reason, the healthy growth of bottled water in the US has resulted in increased demand for plastic bottles. 2017 achieved a growth rate of 2% in volume terms for PET bottles. Source: Euromonitor International  A comparison between PET […]
April 19, 2018
2018’s Earth Day on April 22nd focuses on the fight to end plastic pollution, as part of the ongoing global effort to be more sustainable as a world. In this article, Euromonitor International examines companies’ responses to this movement through the various actions they are taking.   Plastic is also an unseen offender in waste […]
April 10, 2018
Plastic, an influential part of modern society, is under scrutiny for its polluting presence in the global environment. There are visible and invisible pollutants. Greater awareness and growing ethical concerns about plastic waste is evident with circular thinking initiatives to design out surplus plastics, improve recovery and re-use, apparent. Current pressures are an opportunity to […]
April 2, 2018
Euromonitor International’s health and wellness team have published a new global briefing, titled Healthy Living: Insights of Global Naturally Healthy Bottled Water. The report leveraged data from several Passport systems including soft drinks, health and wellness, global consumer survey, digital consumer, packaging and analytics. It is the first comprehensive global briefing on naturally healthy bottled […]
February 16, 2018
Still bottled water is emerging in Azerbaijan and Georgia. The volume CAGR for the period 2012-2017 has reached 8% for Azerbaijan and 11% for Georgia. Growth is expected to be kept within 2018-2022, so bottled water will remain a profitable area of investing within the next five years in these countries.
January 31, 2018
Concerns about plastic waste and marine pollution have skyrocketed especially after China announced its ban on imports of foreign waste from January 2018. This has inspired the EU to launch a new plastic strategy focussed on two key goals, making all packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2030 and achieving higher packaging recycling rates across […]
November 17, 2017
As Brazilians’ disposable income has been severely affected by the economic crisis, any type of product waste also means significant money waste; and consumers are not open to this. In response, they started to include products with packaging types that enable consumption to its maximum and avoid any kind of waste, in their shopping baskets. […]
November 12, 2017
Smithers Apex hosted Cleaning Products US 2017 at the Westin Alexandria in Alexandria, VA, this October.  The conference offered home care industry veterans from across the US an opportunity to network with peers and learn from information sessions presented by some of the most important thought leaders in the home care space.  These sessions touched […]

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