UK Plastics Pact members to remove eight problematic single-use plastics from the shelf by...

WRAP has published a list of eight problematic or unnecessary single-use plastics that UK Plastics Pact members are expected to remove from...
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...
costa

Costa Coffee and Barclaycard launch ‘UK’s first’ reusable contactless coffee cup

Coffee chain Costa Coffee has partnered with Barclaycard to develop the ‘UK’s first’ reusable contactless coffee cup.  The ‘Clever Cup’ includes contactless payment technology to...

Unilever develops solution to allow black plastic packaging to be recycled

Manufacturer Unilever has revealed that it is using new black pigment for its High Polyethylene (HDPE) bottles for its brands TRESemmé and Lynx, so...
Tetra Pak Index 2018

Smart packaging could use RFID for environmental information

Online grocery shopping is growing at a double-digit rate. A new report from Tetra Pak states that smart packaging design will not only play...
plastic

Waitrose trial ready meals in widely recyclable fibre-based tray

Retailer Waitrose is trialling three of its Italian ready meals in a widely recyclable fibre-based tray to replace black plastic trays.   This move builds on...

Big brands put on notice by Enval about inaction over plastic aluminium laminate waste

Enval has put big brands on notice about their inaction over the world’s 5,000,000 tonne problem of plastic aluminium laminate waste  The company’s chief executive Carlos Ludlow-Palafox...
M&S

Marks & Spencer launch scheme to allow customers to bring back non-recyclable plastic packaging

Retailer Marks & Spencer has launched a new initiative that will allow customers to bring back non-recyclable plastic packaging in an effort to prevent...
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...
Roberts

Roberts launch new 100% recyclable bread bag 

Bakery company Roberts has designed an “industry first” new bread bag that can go straight into the household recycling bin.   The new bag is aimed...
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