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England to ban plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds from 2020

PLASTIC straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic-stemmed cotton buds are to be banned in England from next year, following an open consultation. Environment..

May 2019

Eden Springs to launch eco-friendly reusable paper cup

CARBON neutral water and coffee service company Eden Springs has announced the launch of its new reusable paper cup. The Eden BIO cup is described as an..

May 2019

The Can Makers launches online hub to provide ‘clarity’ on sustainability

THE Can Makers has launched a new website portal dedicated to sustainability. The UK trade body for drinks can manufacturers has described the portal as a..

May 2019

Feeling foxy: Heverlee unveils limited-edition cans and packaging

BEER brand Heverlee has collaborated with a Belgian street artist to design a range of limited-edition cans and packaging. The range features artist Dzia’s..

May 2019

DRS could have ‘catastrophic’ consequences for glass sector, trade body warns

BRITISH Glass has branded the Scottish Government’s decision to include glass in the nation’s deposit return scheme (DRS) as ‘catastrophic’. The body..

May 2019

20p deposit for Scotland’s bottle return scheme

THE Scottish Government has outlined plans for the nation’s deposit return scheme (DRS), which is set to include aluminium and steel cans, as well as glass..

May 2019

rlc sees 3% revenue increase for 2018

2018 saw a total revenue increase of 3% for rlc | packaging group, with sales just shy of €250 million. The group, which specialises in folding carton..

May 2019

Sustainability is in the bag

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE A few years ago, through the pages of Packaging Scotland, I advocated the return to use of paper as a packaging medium for products..

May 2019

Macfarlane launches new e-trading platform

PROTECTIVE packaging supplier Macfarlane Packaging has launched a new e-trading platform, designed to make packaging procurement easier for its customers...

May 2019

AVE UK forging ahead north of the border

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE A raft of recent appointments at the machinery supplier aims to better serve the Scottish market MACHINERY supplier AVE UK has kicked off..

May 2019

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