PACKAGING INNOVATION: Sustainability Awards 2019 submissions.

01. August 2019 | Social, Initiatives | via


Packaging waste, climate change and other environmental crises demand an urgent and joined up response from the CPG industry. (Credit: /

As well as seeing by far more engagement than ever before, this year's edition of the competition was the most internationally diverse, attracting submissions from five continents, featuring entries from countries as distant as Brazil and Taiwan, Israel and Canada, Nigeria and Finland according to an article on 

Reflecting the world's present preoccupation with packaging waste, the categories with the most submissions were 'Recyclable Packaging' and 'Driving the Circular Economy' with 59 and 48 entries respectively. In selecting the best of the best the independent judging panel will look for the most significant innovations with the biggest holistic impacts.

Stay tuned for further announcements about the Sustainability Awards 2019:

  • Coming soon - introducing a new category that you can vote for
  • Early September - revealing the 24 finalists
  • 25th September at FachPack - join us for the Sustainability Awards 2019 ceremony and Sustainable Packaging Summit for high-level discussion, winner announcements, trophy presentations and some food and drink! 

Sustainability Awards 2019 submissions:

Best Practice category

Bio-Based Packaging category 

Driving the Circular Economy category 

Machinery category 

Recyclable Packaging category

Resource Efficiency category