Ribena bottles

Ribena bottles to be redesigned to help improve recycling

Drinks manufacturer Lucozade Ribena Suntory (LRS) has announced that it is redesigning its Ribena bottles by reducing the full printed sleeves and increasing the...

Colgate plastic packaging to be 100% recyclable by 2025

Colgate-Palmolive has announced that all plastics in its packaging across its product range will be 100% recyclable by 2025.  The company has said that it has already...

Princes set 50% recycled content target for plastic bottles

UK plastic bottles producer Princes has said that it is increasing its recycled content to more than 50% in the next few months.  The company, which...
EU

New repairability measures supported by EU Governments 

EU Governments have supported new repairability measures for fridges and freezers, despite the hesitation received by manufacturers and the European Commission.   The aim of the...
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...
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...
Iceland

Iceland to trial plastic-free packaging for its fruit and vegetable lines

Retailer Iceland has announced that it is removing plastic packaging from its fruit and vegetable range in a trial to see whether...

Viridor to work with retailers to change black plastic food grade packaging

Recycling company Viridor is working with retailers Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and food packaging manufacturer Faerch Plast to put recycled black plastic into new food grade packaging.  The result is a circular economic solution to this...
Nestle

Nestlé creates new Institute to develop sustainable packaging solutions

Food manufacturer Nestlé has announced the creation of the Nestlé Institute of Packaging Sciences, which will be committed to developing functional, safe and environmentally-friendly packaging solutions.  The company said that...
Paul Kinley Indigo Environmental

New plastics recycling company Indigo Environmental Group targeting UK manufacturing

Indigo Environmental Group has been launched to recycle UK industrial plastics. Set up by former Avanti Environmental founder Paul Kinley, the business has begun buying...
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