Hammond

Recycling industry responds to 2018 budget

Following the announcement of the 2018 Budget yesterday by the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, the recycling and waste industry has responded.  Within the...
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...
Pringles

Kellogg’s to work with TerraCycle to recycle Pringles cans

Food manufacturer Kellogg’s has joined forces with TerraCycle to allow consumers in the UK to recycle their Pringles cans.  From December 2018, empty Pringles cans can be sent...
EU flags

MEPs back EU ban single-use plastics 

Single-use plastic items including plates, cutlery, straws, balloon sticks and cotton buds, will be banned in the EU under new plans.  These products make up...
Unilever

Unilever and Veolia collaborate on plastic circularity

Unilever and Veolia have agreed to work together on emerging technologies that will help create a circular economy on plastics across various destinations.  According to the Ellen...
Mondelēz International

Mondelēz International to make all of its packaging recyclable by 2025

Food and drinks company Mondelēz International has announced that it is making all of its packaging recyclable and will provide recycling information by 2025.   The company will work in...
CPI

Customers prefer fruit and vegetables in corrugated board trays over plastic, finds study

According to a new study, the number of customers buying fruit and vegetables increases between 13% and 16% when they are displayed in corrugated...
labels

INCPEN join OPRL’s guarantors

Packaging industry council INCPEN has joined OPRL’s guarantors, recognising that the two organisations shared membership and mutual interests in packaging recyclability and a public policy environment.   INCPEN...
Vanden

Vanden’s John Carapetis moves to UK as market moves west

One of the founders of Vanden has relocated to the UK reflecting the changing nature of the plastic recycling market.  Australia-born John Carapetis founded Vanden...
plastic

Waitrose trial ready meals in widely recyclable fibre-based tray

Retailer Waitrose is trialling three of its Italian ready meals in a widely recyclable fibre-based tray to replace black plastic trays.   This move builds on...
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