DS Smith

UK to fall short of its 2035 recycling target by more than a decade

Packaging provider DS Smith has published new research which shows that the UK will fall short of its 2035 recycling targets by...
Creme Cup

Design firm creates biodegradable coffee cups that are grown from fruit

Architecture and design firm Creme has created biodegradable coffee cups that are ‘grown’ from fruit, in a bid to reduce plastic waste. 
Plastic

Veolia and Nestlé partner to collect plastic waste in 11 countries

Food manufacturer Nestlé and recycler Veolia have announced a partnership that will cover plastic waste collection, sorting and recycling in 11 priority countries in...
Hubbub

Hubbub UK chief executive to speak at The Recycling Event

We are happy to reveal that Hubbub founder and chief executive Trewin Restorick is speaking at The Recycling Event on 2 July 2019, at the...
Asda

Asda has removed 6,500 tonnes of plastic from its own brand packaging

Retailer Asda has announced that it has removed 6,500 tonnes of plastic from its own brand packaging since February 2018. 
Coca-Cola

Big brands admit to putting millions of tonnes of packaging on the market annually

Major firms including Coca-Cola and Unilever have detailed the amount of packaging that they produce each year in a new report by the Ellen MacArthur...
TRE

Universities invited to showcase recycling innovations

Universities and research establishments from the UK and further afield are being invited to highlight their transformational work within the recycling and circular economy...
Ecosurety

Ecosurety recycling technology project receives £0.8 million funding from Government

Innovate UK has granted £0.8 million for a four-way Ecosurety partnership to create new technology that will add value to unrecyclable coloured plastic.
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...
Hovis

Hovis launch bread bag recycling scheme with TerraCycle

Flour and bread company Hovis has launched a bread bag recycling initiative in partnership with recycling firm TerraCycle.  All Hovis bread bags...
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