bottle

Mechanism to prevent volatility across materials should be considered, says ACP

The Advisory Committee on Packaging (ACP) is calling on Defra that from 2020 onwards, consideration should be given to a mechanism to prevent...
food

Major supermarkets sign Government pledge to halve food waste by 2030

Over 100 companies including major UK supermarkets have signed up to a “game-changing” Government pledge to halve food waste by 2030. 
plastic

UK recycling sector emphasise commitment for responsible processing of waste

Following the airing of the first episode of “War on Plastic with Hugh and Anita”, the UK’s recycling industry has emphasised its commitment to...
Aldi

Aldi to trial paper or compostable bags in all stores to reduce its plastic...

Retailer Aldi has announced that it is launching a trial of paper or compostable carrier bags in all of its 830 UK stores to reduce...

Gatwick Airport introduces ‘world’s first’ reusable cup trial

Hubbub and Starbucks have joined forced to help Gatwick Airport launch the ‘world’s first ever’ cup reuse trial to help tackle single-use plastic...

Sainsbury’s to remove plastic bags for loose fruit and vegetables

Retailer Sainsbury’s has announced that it plans to cut a further 1,284 tonnes of plastic this year, including removing 489 tonnes of plastic bags,...

Exports of recycled materials have a place in global economy, says TRA

The Recycling Association has said that exports of recycled materials have their place in part of a global economy, but these need to...
recycling

Waste firms partner to prevent local recycling monopolies

A group of six independent waste management firms have joined forces in a bid to try and prevent the proposal of local...

Litter from takeaway packaging is the consumer’s responsibility finds survey

A YouGov survey commissioned by waste management firm FCC found that 68% of participants said the individual consumer has the main responsibility for...

Morrisons to introduce loose fruit and vegetable aisles to tackle plastic packaging

Retailer Morrisons has revealed that it is rolling out plastic-free aisles for its fruit and vegetables in many of its stores, where consumers will be able...
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