WRAP launches new Recycle Now campaign to fight plastic waste

A focus on recycling plastic is being launched by WRAP’s Recycle Now campaign. Its Plastic Planet programme will include hard-hitting digital images and message aimed...
Lush

Lush open first packaging-free shop

Cosmetics retailer Lush has opened its first packaging-free shop in Milan to raise awareness of the impacts plastics has on marine life.   Currently over 40% over the...
colgate

Colgate launch recycling scheme for oral products and packaging

Colgate has announced that it is working with recycling company TerraCycle to launch the Colgate Oral Care Recycling Programme, a free National recycling scheme for oral products...
Vanden

Plastic sheet producers are missing a trick when it comes to using recycled feedstocks

A new scheme launched by plastic waste expert Vanden will help sheet manufacturers find new and reliable sources of high-quality recovered polymers. These can...
Melissa Price

Australia to make all packaging 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable 

The Australian Minister for the Environment Melissa Price has announced that all packaging is to be 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025 or earlier.  This...
Nestlé

Nestlé announce series of actions to achieve its target of 100% recyclable packaging

Food manufacturer Nestlé has revealed its vision to achieve a waste-free future and has announced a series of specific actions towards meeting its...

BBC to ban single-use plastics by 2020

The BBC has announced that it will be banning single-use plastics by 2020 following the Blue Planet II episode that showed the extent that...
plastic

FEAD call for MEPs to add mandatory rules on recycled content

European waste management trade federation, FEAD has called for MEPs to add mandatory rules on specific recycled content, following a draft publication on a...
Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison launch recycled PET liner in Europe

Avery Dennison has announced that it is introducing liner made from recycled PET (rPET) commercially in Europe.  The company has said it will be the...

Parliament to consider motion that calls for producers of plastic to pay for the...

Parliament is to consider a motion that recognises the environmental impacts of plastic pollution and calls for the Government to make producers of plastic pay for the damage they create. The Early...
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