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Scotland’s deposit return scheme to include glass pending consultation period

THE Scottish Government has opened a consultation period lasting until 10 December 2019 on the country's deposit return scheme (DRS)
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Leading bodies back calls urging exclusion of glass in Deposit Return Scheme

BRITISH Glass has released an open letter raising its concerns over the potential inclusion of glass in the impending Scottish Deposit Return Scheme (DRS), which will see a refundable 20p deposit imposed on plastic bottles, cans and potentially glass bottles
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Tesco warn brands that excessively packaged goods will not be sold in stores

Tesco has warned that it will stop stocking brands which use excessive packaging for their products
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Game of Thrones whisky packaging up for award

MCLAREN Packaging has been shortlisted for an award in the 2019 Luxury Packaging Awards
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Stepping out of the comfort zone

We recently spoke to Phil Husband, Smurfit Kappa’s UK packaging insights manager, about the wider industry response to environmental challenges

New poll finds Scots would back variable deposit return scheme

NEW research has found that almost eight-in-10 Scots believe people would understand how to use a deposit return scheme (DRS) with a variable fee charged based on the size of the drinks container
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‘Rising Star’ joins Frugalpac to help drive sales growth

FRUGALPAC, the manufacturer of a recyclable coffee cup made from recycled paper, is stepping up growth plans with the appointment if a new sales manager
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Biscuit firm bordering on plastic free packaging

BORDER Biscuits have unveiled new packaging for their products which will feature 90% less plastic than before

Deadline deposit – Why we need a DRS that works for Scotland

By Marcel Arsand, Ball sustainability manager and chairman of The Can Makers. He is set to speak at the Designing a world leading recycling...

‘Market-changing’ solution earns Parkside top award

PARKSIDE has won a Worldstar Packaging Award after teaming up with Northcoast Seafoods to create a reclosable pack for frozen foods. The firm triumphed won the...
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