Queen's Speech

Queen’s Speech promises extension of producer responsibility

The Government plans to extend producer responsibility and introduce charges on more specified single use items, the Queen's Speech has revealed.
PepsiCo

PepsiCo to reduce virgin plastic content by 35% by 2025

Global drinks brand PepsiCo has said it will increase the use of recycled material as part of a new target to reduce...

Imperial College London study shows benefits of plastic packaging tax

A study undertaken by Imperial College London and Veolia has found that there is a significant environmental and financial benefit from introducing...
recycling

Single management system for PRN compliance is favourite model in Resources & Waste Strategy...

A single not-for-profit management organisation has been revealed as the preferred model for respondents in the Government's and devolved Governments' responses to...
TRE

The full programme for The Recycling Event is now live

The Recycling Event’s full line-up is now available on the website, with major organisations and firms taking part.  This...

Faerch introduce solution to black tray recycling

Faerch UK has announced that it is introducing a solution to black tray recycling as part of its aim towards creating a circular...

RECOUP lead forum to address the recyclability of black plastic packaging

RECOUP has been leading a cross-sector forum to address improving the recyclability of black plastic packaging and has concluded that while research and development...
bottle

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...

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...
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