Carlsberg

Carlsberg to replace plastic can holders with recyclable glue

Danish brewer Carlsberg Group has set new sustainability initiatives, including switching from plastic can holders to packaging solution Nature MultiPack, a recyclable glue. The...
Roberts

Roberts launch 100% recyclable packaging for bloomer range

Bakery Roberts has announced that it is making the packaging for its bloomer range 100% recyclable for household kerbside collection bins.   While the plastic on many of its wrapped...
Lucozade

Lucozade sport to trial plastic-free, edible product at running events

Drinks company Lucozade Ribena Suntory has joined forces with materials engineering firm Skipping Rocks Lab to trial the Ooho! product at running events from September.  The Oohos are made...
Aldi

Aldi to phase out black plastic trays for six of its fruit and vegetables...

Supermarket Aldi has announced that it is eliminating black plastic trays and instead opting for clear, recyclable ones on six ranges of fruit and...
bottle

Unpopularity of plastic packaging leads STM packaging into administration

Flexible plastics company STM Packaging has gone into administration following a decline in business due to the growing unpopularity of plastic packaging.   The Norfolk-based firm...
Renewi

Renewi and Beautiful Cups recycle 11 million coffee cups

Waste company Renewi has collaborated with international cup company Beautiful Cups to give a new life to around 11 million disposable coffee cups in the Netherlands...
bottle

EuRIC and FEAD support 25% minimum recycled plastic in drinks containers

EuRIC and FEAD have welcomed the European Parliament’s draft report to make it compulsory to produce beverage containers with at least 25% of recycled plastics...
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,...
Formby

REB Market Intelligence Summit 2018 details announced

The Seventh REB Market Intelligence Summit 2018 has been launched and will take place on the 2 October at Formby Hall near Liverpool.  This year’s Summit will...
Brune

Penalty system on non-recyclable plastic products to be introduced in France

France is planning to introduce a penalty system that would increase the price of products with packaging made from non-recyclable plastic.  The system is to...
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