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...
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...
Coca-Cola

Research finds that Coca-Cola is the number one brand contributing to plastic pollution

Greenpeace have found that Coca-Cola and PepsiCo are among the top 10 brands that are contributing the most to the plastic pollution problem. Working...

Colour and number recycling system could provide solution to consumer confusion 

According to SUEZ, obligatory on-pack ‘eco-labelling’, featuring a new combined colour and number system could provide a cost-effective solution to simplifying recycling for consumers,...
Leeds

Push for on-the-go recycling in Leeds 

As part of the on-the-go recycling campaign #LeedsByExample, bubble-blowing bins, recycling reward machines, an art installation and recycling collection bikes will appear across Leeds...
Recoflex-PE

Parkside launch fully recyclable flexible packaging laminate 

Packaging solutions provider Parkside has launched a new fully recyclable single polymer laminate to support the circular economy.  The new laminate, recoflex-PE, is made from 100% polyethylene (PE)...
Crisp

Walkers to launch national recycling scheme 

Crisp manufacturers Walkers has announced a free national recycling scheme after consumers urged it to change its plastic packaging, according to The Guardian.  A social media...
John Lewis

John Lewis to trial returnable packaging service

The John Lewis Partnership has selected four businesses to help reduce its plastic waste. The four companies were selected following a competitive pitch day for JLAB, the retail giant’s innovation programme.  The retailer hopes...
CEPI

CEPI launch sustainability platform

European Association CEPI has revealed a “live” sustainability platform which shows the industry’s sustainability achievements. The new platform offers the possibility for companies across CEPI’s...
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...
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