The good, the bad and the unrecyclable – what should we do about plastic...

Many UK consumers have been left frustrated and angry about reports that plastics they've sorted for recycling might still end up in landfill, or...
PP

Axion urge the recycling sector to develop solution for PP films

Recovery firm Axion has urged the recycling industry to develop a plan to recover the 100,000 tonnes of polypropylene (PP) film put...
Chiltern

Chiltern Railways to install coffee cup recycling at all of its stations

Train operator Chiltern Railways has implemented coffee cup recycling at all of its stations, with the official launch at Marylebone Station in London.  
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...
Johnson & Johnson

New contact lens recycling programme launched by Johnson & Johnson Vision

Johnson & Johnson Vision is launching a new contact lens recycling scheme following research that found that 39% of contact lens wearers...
Mike

Essentra, Herbert Walkers and Crystal Press join Packaging 2 Recycling scheme

Three key packaging manufacturing and printing companies have signed up to the BPIF-supported Packaging 2 Recycling scheme. Sites belonging to Essentra, Herbert Walkers and Crystal...

Aldi to ensure all its own-label products are recyclable by 2022

Supermarket Aldi has announced that it intends to make all its own-label products recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2022.   It is also scrapping 5p carrier bags as part of a range of...
plastic packaging

Recyclable packaging design tool by ORPL goes into final testing

OPRL’s PREP UK packaging design tool is being launched this week with UK recycling infrastructure data for testing, ensuring assessments reflect current UK recycling collections...
Marks and Spencer

Marks & Spencer to trial plastic-free fruit and vegetables range

Retailer Marks & Spencer has announced that it is launching over 90 lines of loose fruit and vegetables that are completely free...
RECOUP

RECOUP survey shows progress in plastic packaging collection for recycling 

Charity RECOUP has launched its annual UK Household Plastics Collections Survey which has found that there is a steady progress in the plastic packaging being collected...
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