Quorn to start eliminating black plastic packaging from its supply chain

Food brand Quorn has said that it will eliminate more than 297 tonnes of black plastic packaging from its supply chain by the end...
Aluminium cans

Aluminium, glass and cartons might be as bad as plastic bottles for the environment

Replacing plastic bottles with aluminium cans, glass bottles or cartons will also damage the environment, according to a study by Green Alliance.

Waitrose to be black plastic packaging free by 2019

Waitrose has announced that it will stop using black plastic packaging on all of its products, including fish, fruit and vegetables, by the end of 2019. The supermarket has also...

L’Oréal launch recyclable paper packaging bottle for its new brand

Cosmetics company L’Oréal USA has launched a recyclable, compostable, paper-based packaging design for its new brand Seed Phytonutrients.  Working in partnership with design and manufacturer company Ecologic Brands, the bottle's external shell...
KP

TerraCycle and KP Snacks launch recycling scheme for crisp and pretzel packets

KP Snacks has partnered with TerraCycle to launch a nationwide recycling scheme for nuts, popcorn, crisps and pretzel packets. The...
CRUK

Volume of carpet waste diverted from landfill increased in 2018

According to Carpet Recycling UK (CRUK), the volume of carpet waste diverted from landfill in the UK has shown a modest increase with...

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...

RECOUP lead forum to address the recyclability of black plastic packaging

RECOUP has been leading a cross-sector forum to address improving the recyclability of black plastic packaging and has concluded that while research and development...
Waitrose bags

Waitrose to remove fruit and vegetable plastic bags by 2019

Retailer Waitrose has announced that it is removing loose fruit and vegetable plastic bags by spring 2019 and 5p single use plastic carrier bags by...
clothes

New report calls on Government to introduce ‘penny tax’ on clothes 

The Environmental Audit Committee has called on the Government in a new report to make fashion retailers introduce a one penny producer responsibility tax on...
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