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...

New study finds packaging makes up a quarter of Easter egg weight

A new study by Which? has found that packaging makes up a quarter on average of the total weight of best-selling Easter eggs.  The investigation has compared...
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...
Formby

REB Market Intelligence Summit 2018 details announced

The Seventh REB Market Intelligence Summit 2018 has been launched and will take place on the 2 October at Formby Hall near Liverpool.  This year’s Summit will...
Carlsberg

Carlsberg to replace plastic can holders with recyclable glue

Danish brewer Carlsberg Group has set new sustainability initiatives, including switching from plastic can holders to packaging solution Nature MultiPack, a recyclable glue. The...
Government

Government launch consultation to overhaul the waste system 

The UK Government has today launched consultations to overhaul the waste system, cut plastic pollution and move towards a circular economy. 

Anheuser-Busch to ensure 100% of its packaging is circular

Brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has committed to ensuring that 100% of its product packaging is returnable or made from a majority of recycled content by 2025.  It has also said it will...
Smurfit Kappa

Smurfit Kappa develops paper-based alternative to plastic board pallet tops

Paper producer Smurfit Kappa has invented a sustainable recyclable alternative for heavy wooden, chipboard, and plastic boards that are used to protect palletised products during transport...
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...
RECOUP

RECOUP launch ‘Plastics 101’ session in response to industry calls

Plastics Recycling Charity RECOUP has announced a new seminar following a call from their members and the industry to address the knowledge...
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