microplastics

EU to ban microplastics in most products 

According to a draft law due to be released today, the EU will use its chemical laws to stop most microplastics and...
M&S

Marks & Spencer launch scheme to allow customers to bring back non-recyclable plastic packaging

Retailer Marks & Spencer has launched a new initiative that will allow customers to bring back non-recyclable plastic packaging in an effort to prevent...
Ben & Jerry's

Ben & Jerry’s to phase-out the use of single-use plastics in over 600 stores 

Ice cream brand Ben & Jerry’s has announced plans to eliminate the use of single-use plastics and is pledging to stop offering...
Samsung

Samsung to replace plastic packaging with sustainable alternatives 

Samsung Electronics has announced that it will take steps to replace plastic packaging materials with paper and other alternatives this year.  
Wales

Environmental projects to benefit from £1 million funding through new landfill tax scheme

Projects including local green space improvements, outdoor children’s education areas and conservation programmes are projects set to benefit from more than £1...
Waitrose store

Waitrose launch £1 million grant fund to tackle plastic pollution 

Retailer Waitrose has announced a £1 million grant fund to support projects designed to reduce unnecessary plastic and tackle plastic pollution.  
samsonite

Samsonite launch new collection made from 100% RPET yarn

Luggage company Samsonite has launched a new collection made with knitted material technology using 100% RPET yarn.  The new Neoknit collection...
plastic

Council formed to help the UK transition towards a resource-efficient economy

A council of representatives from waste management through to design and users of secondary materials has been formed to help the UK...
OUR PAPER

New initiative Our Paper launched to support councils in improving the quality of paper...

The Confederation of Paper Industries (CPI) has announced a new programme to support councils in improving the quality and amount of paper...
Loop

New shopping system launched by major brands to offer circular solution to packaging

A coalition of consumer product companies, and recycling firm TerraCycle, have unveiled a shopping system called Loop, which offers an enhanced circular solution to...
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