Hovis

Hovis make its recycling labels clearer 

Bread company Hovis has made the recycling labels on its products clearer to encourage more consumers to recycle its bread bags.  It believes that this initiative...
Crisps

Major UK crisp brands failing to address their plastic packaging

Campaign group 38 Degrees has found that major UK crisp brands are failing to address concerns about their unrecyclable plastic packets, according to The Guardian.  The...
plastic

New report finds 93% of people think plastic bottles should contain recycled content

Research by resource management company Veolia has found that 93% of people think plastic bottles should contain recycled content and most will pay an...
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...
Mondi

Packaging company Mondi launch 100% recyclable plastic pouch

Mondi and Werner & Mertz has announced that it will introduce a 100% recyclable pouch with detachable decorative panels to replace conventional flexible packaging.  The...
Formby

Full line-up for the REB Market Intelligence Summit announced

The full programme for the REB Market Intelligence Summit has been announced and will focus on the current situation for exporting materials.  New speakers confirmed include The Recycling...
Waitrose bags

Waitrose to remove fruit and vegetable plastic bags by 2019

Retailer Waitrose has announced that it is removing loose fruit and vegetable plastic bags by spring 2019 and 5p single use plastic carrier bags by...
Huhtamaki Cup

Huhtamaki launch initiative to increase cup recycling

Cup manufacturer Huhtamaki has launched an initiative which aims to increase cup recycling throughout the UK.  New branding has been adopted on its range of...
Simon Ellin

New Recycling Association report calls for UK recycling to be simplified

The Recycling Association launched its 2018 Quality First Report at RWM. In the report, Association CEO Simon Ellin called for the UK’s approach to...
plastic recycling

MEPs adopt proposals to boost recycling

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have adopted a non-binding draft report that sets out proposals that will boost recycling and reduce plastic pollution.   Incentives to collect...
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