Waste

SUEZ set out principles for a producer responsibility system to tackle waste

A new document published by SUEZ has set out 10 principles for achieving a “world-leading” producer responsibility system to tackle waste in the UK. The...
Aisle

New investigation finds that up to 29% of supermarket plastic packaging is non-recyclable

Consumer group Which? has found that up to 29% of plastic packaging used by supermarkets is either non-recyclable or difficult to recycle in its latest investigation.  From...

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...
plastics

British consumers think manufacturers are avoiding recycling responsibilities

New research has found that British consumers think manufacturers are avoiding their responsibilities when it comes to disposing products and packaging.   The research, conducted by BritainThinks and SUEZ, is part...

First Mile and Huhtamaki join forces to increase coffee cup recycling

Recycling firm First Mile has announced a new partnership with sustainable food packaging specialist Huhtamaki that will aim to increase the amount...
Iceland

Iceland stop selling bananas in plastic packaging

Retailer Iceland has said that it will stop selling bananas in plastic packaging and is calling for other supermarkets to follow, according to Sky News.  Iceland...
Nestle

Nestlé creates new Institute to develop sustainable packaging solutions

Food manufacturer Nestlé has announced the creation of the Nestlé Institute of Packaging Sciences, which will be committed to developing functional, safe and environmentally-friendly packaging solutions.  The company said that...

Scotland to join EU 2030 commitment to ban all single-use plastics

The Scottish Government has announced that it is matching the EU’s commitment to ban single-use plastics by 2030. According to The Sunday Herald, this decision has been welcomed by...
Loop

New shopping system launched by major brands to offer circular solution to packaging

A coalition of consumer product companies, and recycling firm TerraCycle, have unveiled a shopping system called Loop, which offers an enhanced circular solution to...
Simon

Pringles packaging needs to be redesigned for proper recyclability, says The Recycling Association

The announcement that Kellogg’s has introduced a Pringles container recycling scheme is a fudge that doesn’t solve the issues, according to The Recycling Association. Kellogg’s...
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