food waste

New funding could help transform food scraps into sustainable plastic packaging 

Household food scraps could be transformed into environmentally-friendly plastic bags and cups due to new £60 million Government funding.  Innovators are being challenged to make the UK...
Carpets

Carpet producers to work together to make the carpet sector circular 

Carpet manufacturers, industry associations and civil society have joined together to make the carpet sector circular, and to urge the European Commission and Member...
Samsonite

Samsonite launches a range of luggage made from recycled materials

Travel luggage company Samsonite Europe has launched an assortment of luggage and bags made from recycled materials.  The collection was developed by the innovation team at Samsonite Europe, and is...
Straws

Sulapac and Stora Enso launch renewable and biodegradable straws

Stora Enso and Sulapac have introduced a demo of a sustainable straw that is designed to replace plastic straws with a renewable alternative.   The demo was launched at...
Pet food packaging recycling

Mars Petcare UK and TerraCycle to recycle packaging from all pet food brands

A nationwide pet food packaging recycling scheme has been launched by Mars Petcare UK and TerraCycle. Mars Petcare owns brands including Whiskas and James Wellbeloved. Believed...
costa

Costa Coffee and Barclaycard launch ‘UK’s first’ reusable contactless coffee cup

Coffee chain Costa Coffee has partnered with Barclaycard to develop the ‘UK’s first’ reusable contactless coffee cup.  The ‘Clever Cup’ includes contactless payment technology to...
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...
Plastic

Eight new recycling projects launched across Wales

Welsh Environment Minister Hannah Blythyn has announced eight new projects across Wales, worth £5.4 million, to help reduce waste and increase the quantity of materials reused and recycled.   Some...
glass

Organisations join forces to increase the quality of glass recycling 

FEVE, FERVER, EXPRA and EuRIC have committed to increasing the quality and efficiency of the glass recycling value chain through separate collection, quality recycling and closed...
Veolia

Major companies to sign Waste to Wealth Commitment to help prevent climate change 

Business in the Community – The Prince’s Responsible Business Network will urge major companies to reduce waste or turn waste into wealth to prevent climate change...
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