Study finds that a 25p latte levy could cost the economy £819m

New research from Ecuity has claimed that a 25p levy on recyclable paper cups could cost the economy £819m and 11,000 jobs in the coffee retail sector.  This study is on...
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Tesco announcement of removal of hard to recycle plastics is the way forward, say...

Vanden Recycling has welcomed Tesco’s announcement that it has notified its suppliers that it will remove hard to recycle materials from its products sold...
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The Recycling Association welcomes Tesco’s initiatives to make recycling simpler

The Recycling Association has welcomed Tesco’s plans to help make recycling simpler by creating a closed-loop system across its UK operations. These steps include:  ...

Colgate plastic packaging to be 100% recyclable by 2025

Colgate-Palmolive has announced that all plastics in its packaging across its product range will be 100% recyclable by 2025.  The company has said that it has already...

Tesco to remove hard to recycle materials from its packaging

Supermarket Tesco has told suppliers that it will remove hard to recycle materials from its packaging.  This includes PVC, polystyrene, oxy degradable materials, PLA, water soluble bio plastics and industrial...
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Tesco to remove “best before” labels

Supermarket Tesco has announced that it is removing “best before” date labels from nearly 70 fruit and vegetable lines to help reduce food waste.   This action follows...

Iceland to trial a deposit return scheme

Supermarket Iceland has become the first UK supermarket to trial a reverse vending machine in support of the Government’s intention to implement a deposit...

Princes set 50% recycled content target for plastic bottles

UK plastic bottles producer Princes has said that it is increasing its recycled content to more than 50% in the next few months.  The company, which...

Leading fashion industries join forces to make fashion circular

During Copenhagen Fashion Summit, some of the biggest names in the fashion sector have pledged to work together to create an industry based on...

Plastic-free Trust Mark on packaging to appear in supermarkets this month

The world’s first plastic-free Trust Mark will be implemented into supermarkets this month, with the aim of helping consumers know which products are placed in environmentally-friendly packaging.   Iceland will be...
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