Why we should focus on digital deposit return schemes by Joseph Doherty

Re-Gen managing director Joseph Doherty gives his view on why a digital deposit return scheme (DRS) should be considered across the UK
Ursula von der Leyen

Call to stimulate recycling markets following EU President’s State of the Union Address

European recycling and waste trade association have welcomed EU President Ursula von der Leyen's State of the Union address, but called for...

£30 million funding from UKRI announced for supporting reuse and recycling of plastic packaging

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced £30 million funding for 18 projects to help reuse and recycling of plastic packaging.
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...
recycled paper wine bottle

Recycled paper wine bottle launched by Frugalpac

A wine bottle made from 94% recycled paperboard has been launched by UK packaging company Frugalpac. It contains a...

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.  

Extended Producer Responsibility isn’t a silver bullet warns EuRIC

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) schemes should only be established when they make economic sense, according to umbrella trade association EuRIC.

Wood sector opposed to PRN price stability mechanism

Two wood trade associations have expressed their opposition to a proposed price stability mechanism for PRNs. Following volatility seen...
Ribena 100% recycled bottle

Ribena bottle redesigned to make it from 100% recycled PET and fully recyclable

Suntory Beverage and Food GB and Ireland (SBF GB&I) has redesigned its Ribena bottle so that it is now made from 100%...

Opinion: Building momentum: an exciting time for plastics 

By Paul Davidson, director of UKRI’s Smart Sustainable Plastics Packaging Challenge In discussions about the future of plastics packaging,...
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