Wet wipes to be banned in the UK

Household wet wipes are to be banned in the UK within the next 25 years as part of Michael Gove’s actions on plastic pollution, according to The...

Wates Residential to eliminate single-use plastic cups from sites

Construction company Wates Residential is eliminating single-use plastic cups for reusable bottles in the hope of saving the company money and sending less waste...

Tetra Pak to develop paper straw for its portion-sized cartons

Packaging Manufacturers Tetra Pak has said that it aims to launch a paper straw that is suitable for its portion-sized carton packages before the...

Plastic Straws to be banned at Wimbledon

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), the home of tennis tournament Wimbledon, has announced that it will eliminate the use of plastic straws for use...

£100m investment in flexible packaging is needed suggests Axion

Resource recovery company Axion has reported that for flexible plastic packaging to be recycled, an investment of £100m in collection, sorting and recycling is...

Sky and the Premier League announce partnership to fight single-use plastics

TV company Sky and the Premier League have launched a new partnership to encourage clubs and fans to stop their use of single-use plastics.  The Premier...

Morrisons commit to making all own-brand plastic packaging recyclable by 2025

Supermarket Morrisons has released a number of measures to reduce plastic pollution, including re-designing all of its own-brand plastic packaging to be either reusable, recyclable or compostable...

Vanden Recycling says major brands coming together to increase plastic recycling should be welcomed,...

One of the UK’s leading plastics recyclers has welcomed the UK Plastics Pact for getting major brands to commit to using more recycled content...
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The Recycling Association welcomes UK Plastics Pact

Plastics recycling will be boosted by the announcement of the UK Plastics Pact, according to The Recycling Association. Led by WRAP, the UK Plastics Pact...

UK businesses sign world’s first pact to fight the plastic problem

Businesses from across the plastic value chain have signed WRAP’s UK Plastic Pact to eliminate unnecessary single-use plastic packaging and to change the plastic recycling system in the UK.  The...
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