Princes brands

Princes invest over £750,000 in to UK recycling infrastructure 

Food and drink company Princes has announced that it has invested over £750,000 in UK recycling this year by ensuring all of its packaging recycling evidence...
plastic

New £1.4 million circular plastics flagship projects competition has been launched

A new £1.4 million flagship projects competition was launched at the inaugural annual meeting for members of The UK Plastics Pact in London yesterday.   The...
Alupro

Alupro expresses concern regarding Scottish deposit return scheme proposal

Following the announcement from the Scottish Government about the details for its deposit return scheme (DRS), Alupro has said that it is worried about...
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...
paper bale

Report finds that the Government has not dealt with underlying recycling issues

A new report by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found that the UK’s approach to calculating recycling rates is not robust and that...
plastic recycling

MEPs adopt proposals to boost recycling

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have adopted a non-binding draft report that sets out proposals that will boost recycling and reduce plastic pollution.   Incentives to collect...
Waitrose shell

Waitrose working on new food packaging film made from waste langoustine shells

Retailer Waitrose & Partners has joined forces with Scottish biotec firm CuanTec to work on a new film for food packaging made from waste langoustine shells. 

McDonald’s to switch to environmentally friendly packaging

Reuters has reported that McDonald’s has set targets to switch to environmentally friendly packaging and offer recycling services throughout its chain.  The restaurant currently uses...
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...
Cup

New recycling ‘Cup Fund’ launched by Starbucks and Hubbub

Charity Hubbub has announced a new grand fund financed by coffee chain Starbucks that aims to be a driving force for paper...
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