plastics

Survey finds three quarters of people want the Government to ensure products are recyclable

A new survey led by Cardiff University has found that three quarters of people want the Government to ensure products are recyclable, and repairable.   It showed...
Simon

Pringles packaging needs to be redesigned for proper recyclability, says The Recycling Association

The announcement that Kellogg’s has introduced a Pringles container recycling scheme is a fudge that doesn’t solve the issues, according to The Recycling Association. Kellogg’s...
Axion

Brexit could stimulate a UK circular economy says Axion Polymers

According to Axion Polymers, Brexit offers opportunities for the UK and its manufacturers to secure their raw material supplies from a stable domestic market...
Danone

Danone announces new commitments to drive a circular economy

Food company Danone has announced that it is making its packaging 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025 as part of its new commitments to...
Pringles

Kellogg’s to work with TerraCycle to recycle Pringles cans

Food manufacturer Kellogg’s has joined forces with TerraCycle to allow consumers in the UK to recycle their Pringles cans.  From December 2018, empty Pringles cans can be sent...
Vanden

Plastic sheet producers are missing a trick when it comes to using recycled feedstocks

A new scheme launched by plastic waste expert Vanden will help sheet manufacturers find new and reliable sources of high-quality recovered polymers. These can...
CPI

Customers prefer fruit and vegetables in corrugated board trays over plastic, finds study

According to a new study, the number of customers buying fruit and vegetables increases between 13% and 16% when they are displayed in corrugated...
Vanden

Vanden’s John Carapetis moves to UK as market moves west

One of the founders of Vanden has relocated to the UK reflecting the changing nature of the plastic recycling market.  Australia-born John Carapetis founded Vanden...
capsule

ALPLA launch home biodegradable coffee capsule 

Packaging manufacturer ALPLA has launched a biodegradable coffee capsule that consumers can dispose of in their home compost.  The company has worked with materials manufacturer...
Recoflex-PE

Parkside launch fully recyclable flexible packaging laminate 

Packaging solutions provider Parkside has launched a new fully recyclable single polymer laminate to support the circular economy.  The new laminate, recoflex-PE, is made from 100% polyethylene (PE)...
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