Morrisons commit to making all own-brand plastic packaging recyclable by 2025

Supermarket Morrisons has released a number of measures to reduce plastic pollution, including re-designing all of its own-brand plastic packaging to be either reusable, recyclable or compostable...
labels

OPRL membership surpasses 250

More than 250 companies are now members of the On-Pack Recycling Label (OPRL) scheme, with a new sign-up every few days throughout 2018.   So far this year,...
black plastic

Research finds 89% of people think packaging should change for recyclability

Resource management company Veolia has released new research which has found that 89% of people believe packaging should change to be easier to recycle. The...
Johnson & Johnson

New contact lens recycling programme launched by Johnson & Johnson Vision

Johnson & Johnson Vision is launching a new contact lens recycling scheme following research that found that 39% of contact lens wearers...
Nestlé

Nestlé Waters to include 25% rPET across its US range by 2021

Beverage company Nestlé Waters North America (NWNA) has announced that it will aim to include 25% recycled plastic across its US domestic portfolio by 2021.   The company has...
Lush

Lush open first packaging-free shop

Cosmetics retailer Lush has opened its first packaging-free shop in Milan to raise awareness of the impacts plastics has on marine life.   Currently over 40% over the...

New study finds consumers don’t notice sustainability branding on packaging

According to a new study by QuadPackaging (QP) and Package Insight, consumers surveyed said that they don’t notice sustainability branding on packaging, despite agreeing that sustainability influenced their...
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INCPEN concerned about LGA report

The chief executive of trade association INCPEN has criticised the Local Government Association’s (LGA) claim that the packaging industry does not collaborate on issues such...
waitrose

Waitrose to phase out glitter by 2020

Retailer Waitrose has pledged to make its own label cards, wrap, crackers, tags, flowers and plants glitter-free by Christmas 2020 or it will use an...
OPRL

OPRL expand membership since the launch of its ten commitments in April

OPRL has grown its membership by 64 companies since it announced 10 commitments in April to support its members to deliver against their pledges, following...
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