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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...
John Lewis Partnership plastic waste reduction innovation programme

John Lewis launches JLAB plastic waste innovation programme

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced that its next JLAB innovation programme will focus on reducing the impact of plastic waste. It is calling...

Big brands put on notice by Enval about inaction over plastic aluminium laminate waste

Enval has put big brands on notice about their inaction over the world’s 5,000,000 tonne problem of plastic aluminium laminate waste  The company’s chief executive Carlos Ludlow-Palafox...

Unilever develops solution to allow black plastic packaging to be recycled

Manufacturer Unilever has revealed that it is using new black pigment for its High Polyethylene (HDPE) bottles for its brands TRESemmé and Lynx, so...

Ryanair to be plastic free by 2023

Ryanair has announced that it has set a target to be plastic free in the next five years as part of its “Always Getting Better” plan.  The plan...

Print & packaging industry recycling up for debate

Prismm Environmental managing director Mike Jackson will be challenging printers, packaging companies and label producers to scrutinise their recycling practices at a debate taking...
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...
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...

Quality dominated discussions at the Secondary Commodity Markets Conference

China and quality were the main themes for speakers at this year’s Secondary Commodity Markets Conference held on the 19th June in Stockport.   Experts in the paper and plastics sectors gathered...
Roberts

Roberts launch new 100% recyclable bread bag 

Bakery company Roberts has designed an “industry first” new bread bag that can go straight into the household recycling bin.   The new bag is aimed...
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