plastics

Organisations call for EU action on recycled content for plastics to close circular loop

A coalition of 34 organisations and companies have called for EU action on recycled content mandates for plastics to close the circular loop.   This follows...
PET bottle

Businesses across Glasgow urged to reduce plastic use in the office

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce is asking businesses to eliminate plastic cups and bottles and reduce the use of plastic bin liners in the hope...
Aisle

New investigation finds that up to 29% of supermarket plastic packaging is non-recyclable

Consumer group Which? has found that up to 29% of plastic packaging used by supermarkets is either non-recyclable or difficult to recycle in its latest investigation.  From...
Adidas shoe

Adidas to only use recycled plastic in its products by 2024

Retailer Adidas has announced that it will only used recycled polyester in all of its shoes and clothing by 2024 to increase the sustainability of its...
Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola sets out its view on what constitutes a good deposit return scheme

With consultations underway in England and Scotland on the benefits of introducing a deposit return scheme (DRS) to recycle cans and bottles, Coca-Cola European...
Starbucks introduces strawless lids

Starbucks extends 5p surcharge to promote reusability

Following a successful trial across London, Starbucks has announced it will add a 5p surcharge to all takeaway coffees sold in paper cups across...
John Lewis Partnership plastic waste reduction innovation programme

John Lewis launches JLAB plastic waste innovation programme

The John Lewis Partnership has today announced that its next JLAB innovation programme will focus on reducing the impact of plastic waste. It is calling...
Waste plastic will be used to make fuel for cargo ships

Port of Amsterdam will use waste plastic to power cargo ships

Dutch company Bin2Barrel will start producing fuel from waste plastic to power cargo ships leaving the Port of Amsterdam from the end of the...

Summit held on possible UK-wide deposit return scheme

A summit for a possible UK-wide deposit return scheme (DRS) has taken place today in London between the four UK nations.   Welsh Government Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn,...
plastics

Up to €10 billion worth of investments needed to grow recycling capacity at EU...

European waste management federation FEAD has said that up to €10 billion (£8.8 billion) worth of investments is needed to expand the collection, sorting and recycling...
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