Unilever

Unilever and Veolia collaborate on plastic circularity

Unilever and Veolia have agreed to work together on emerging technologies that will help create a circular economy on plastics across various destinations.  According to the Ellen...

Residents of Mumbai could face three-months jail time if caught using single-use plastics

Mumbai has banned single-use plastics, with residents caught using plastic bags, cups or bottles facing a fine of up to 25,000 rupees (£276) and...
Oval

Cricket ground Kia Oval on track to becoming plastic-free

Kia Oval has announced that it is on track to become plastic-free by 2020 after making sure that 690,000 pieces of single-use plastic have been diverted from landfill...
CEPI

CEPI launch sustainability platform

European Association CEPI has revealed a “live” sustainability platform which shows the industry’s sustainability achievements. The new platform offers the possibility for companies across CEPI’s...
Waste

SEPA releases metals and landfill sector plans to drive innovation

The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has released a Metals Sector Plan and a Landfill Sector Plan for Scotland to drive innovation and regulate the industries.   These plans are two of...
Asda

Asda has removed 6,500 tonnes of plastic from its own brand packaging

Retailer Asda has announced that it has removed 6,500 tonnes of plastic from its own brand packaging since February 2018. 
plastics

Survey finds three quarters of people want the Government to ensure products are recyclable

A new survey led by Cardiff University has found that three quarters of people want the Government to ensure products are recyclable, and repairable.   It showed...
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.  
paper bags

Iceland to trial paper bags across Merseyside stores

Retailer Iceland has launched a paper bag trial across Merseyside to see if its customers are willing to ditch plastic bags at checkout.  White paper bags, which Iceland said...
Waste

Biffa announce partnership with WasteAid to help improve waste management in developing countries

Waste management company Biffa has announced a three-year partnership with charity WasteAid, to help support it financially and offer expertise to help communities...
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