Almost half of packaging used by UK supermarkets are difficult to recycle, finds Which?

According to a new investigation by Which? almost half of the packaging used by major UK supermarket chains cannot be easily recycled.  The...

Roberts Bakery to move its core ranges into sustainably sourced paper packaging

Roberts Bakery has revealed that it has reduced plastic in its bread bags by 53% and is switching its core ranges into...

Boots to phase out plastic bags from all stores by 2020

Retailer Boots has announced that it will be eliminating all plastic bags from its stores by 2020 and replacing them with brown paper bags. 
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Mechanism to prevent volatility across materials should be considered, says ACP

The Advisory Committee on Packaging (ACP) is calling on Defra that from 2020 onwards, consideration should be given to a mechanism to prevent...

Aldi to extend trial of plastic-free vegetables

Retailer Aldi has announced that it is extending its trial to remove plastic from some fresh vegetables as part of its aim to...

Recycling of non-drink packaging needs to be transformed to meet circular economy aims, say...

According to an investigation by RECOUP into the introduction of a deposit return scheme (DRS) in the UK, it believes that the collection and...

New study finds that 13 rivers across the UK are contaminated with microplastics

Greenpeace, in collaboration with the University of Exeter, has carried out a scientific study on 13 UK rivers, which found that every river...

Mondi develop fully recyclable film for fresh products

Packaging solutions firm Mondi has developed a fully recyclable polypropylene film for thermoforming applications with a 23% reduction in carbon footprint compared...

Recyclable women’s shaving razor to launch in Boots

Women’s subscription shaving firm FFS has announced that it is bringing its recyclable shaving razors to 245 Boots stores across the UK...

Honest, GLACÉAU Smartwater and Chaudfontaine bottles to be made from 100% recycled plastic

Cola-Cola European Partners (CCEP), along with The Cola-Cola Company, has announced that its Honest, GLACÉAU Smartwater and Chaudfontaine brands will be sold in bottles made from 100% recycled plastic. 
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