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Returnable glass bottle produced for sustainable drinks brand

ARDAGH Group has worked with fritz-kola to produce a new long-neck 200ml flint bottle for its cola brand, created for the hospitality industry. Founded by...

Network Rail unveils coffee cup recycling scheme

NETWORK Rail has announced it is to roll out coffee cup recycling bins at its busiest stations after a YouGov poll revealed that only...

Ishida webinars to shine a light on automation opportunities

ISHIDA Europe is poised to host a series of live webinars to highlight the latest automation opportunities and discuss current trends in the food...

Augmented reality gaming technology used to encourage can recycling

TO mark Recycle Week, the Every Can Counts initiative is raising the profile of can recycling across Instagram and Facebook through the launch of...

Mars Food alters Uncle Ben’s packaging to create ‘equitable iconography’

MARS Food has announced it is to change the Uncle Ben's brand to Ben's Original, in a move which will see a change to...

Nestlé Waters UK and Biffa announce partnership

NESTLÉ Waters UK and sustainable waste management firm, Biffa, have announced a new partnership to help drive a circular economy for plastics in the...

Haggis brand unveils new lighter packs

HAGGIS specialist Macsween has unveiled a new package redesign, which claims to improve sustainability and offer more affordability for customers. Macsween’s original and vegan-approved vegetarian...

Waitrose to end use of shrink wrap on tinned multipacks

WAITROSE has announced it is to end the use of multi-buy shrink wrap on millions of own label tinned grocery products. The plastic wrap used...

Recyclable paper straw launched for drinks cartons

TRANSCEND Packaging has unveiled a fully-recyclable and biodegradable U-bend paper straw for drinks cartons. Ribena will be the first UK juice drinks brand to introduce...

Pressure group calls for ban on ‘misleading’ fruit snack packaging

ACTION on Sugar, a UK pressure group comprised of health experts aiming to influence sugar reduction policies, has called for a ban on the...