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...

Legislation to ban plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds put before Parliament

Plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds will be banned under legislation that has now been presented to Parliament. In...

Single management system for PRN compliance is favourite model in Resources & Waste Strategy...

A single not-for-profit management organisation has been revealed as the preferred model for respondents in the Government's and devolved Governments' responses to...
Queen's Speech

Queen’s Speech promises extension of producer responsibility

The Government plans to extend producer responsibility and introduce charges on more specified single use items, the Queen's Speech has revealed.
Compost at home sauce sachets

Just Eat trials home compostable sauce sachets

Takeaway food packaging is just one aspect of the plastic pollution issue. To combat this, Just Eat has launched a six-week trial of home...

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.

Alupro becomes an OPRL guarantor

Aluminium recycling organisation Alupro is joining the list of guarantors of the OPRL packaging labelling scheme. Alupro will represent...
Theresa Villiers Environment Secretary

Environment Bill brings more producer responsibility and plastic export ban

The Government will introduce its Environment Bill before Parliament today that will make manufacturers responsible for the products they bring to market.
OPRL Certified as Recyclable

OPRL launches recyclability certification scheme

Packaging recycling label organisation OPRL has launched a new UK certification scheme called Certified as Recyclable that will provide evaluated and tested...
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