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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...

Aldi to extend trial of plastic-free vegetables

Retailer Aldi has announced that it is extending its trial to remove plastic from some fresh vegetables as part of its aim to...

Recycling of non-drink packaging needs to be transformed to meet circular economy aims, say...

According to an investigation by RECOUP into the introduction of a deposit return scheme (DRS) in the UK, it believes that the collection and...

New study finds that 13 rivers across the UK are contaminated with microplastics

Greenpeace, in collaboration with the University of Exeter, has carried out a scientific study on 13 UK rivers, which found that every river...

Mondi develop fully recyclable film for fresh products

Packaging solutions firm Mondi has developed a fully recyclable polypropylene film for thermoforming applications with a 23% reduction in carbon footprint compared...

Recyclable women’s shaving razor to launch in Boots

Women’s subscription shaving firm FFS has announced that it is bringing its recyclable shaving razors to 245 Boots stores across the UK...

Honest, GLACÉAU Smartwater and Chaudfontaine bottles to be made from 100% recycled plastic

Cola-Cola European Partners (CCEP), along with The Cola-Cola Company, has announced that its Honest, GLACÉAU Smartwater and Chaudfontaine brands will be sold in bottles made from 100% recycled plastic. 

John Lewis launches beauty recycling trial with £5 reward

Retailer John Lewis & Partners has announced it is launching a beauty recycling trial, which offers members of its loyalty programme the...
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Deposit return scheme most effective measure to reduce plastic waste, finds study

A new analysis by Common Oceans has explored the impact of England’s Resources and Waste Strategy on reducing plastic waste and found that a deposit return scheme...
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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. 
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