Packaging Scotland


Leading retailers to debate plastics in packaging at industry event

A number of major retailers have been confirmed for the upcoming Big Plastics Debate at Packaging Innovations 2018. Representatives from Coca Cola, Co-Op,..

February 2018

Marine litter event to lead to “coordinated plan” to tackle plastic waste

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has held a marine litter event in London, featuring a range of key stakeholders, with the aim of working together to stop..

February 2018

Falkirk company’s BUBL shows no sign of bursting

THE founder of a Falkirk-based protective packaging firm has revealed plans to double its turnover in each of the next two financial years and capitalise on..

January 2018

EU launches first ever Europe-wide plastics strategy

The European Union has laid out plans for the first ever Europe-wide plastics strategy. The strategy is being adopted as “a part of the transition towards a..

January 2018

New plastics waste prevention plan announced

A new collaborative initiative that aims to turn the tide on the UK’s issue of plastic waste has been announced. The UK Government’s 25 Year Environmental..

January 2018

New report urges 25p coffee cup levy

THE Environmental Audit Committee has urged the UK Government to introduce a 25p levy on disposable coffee cups and for all coffee cups to be recycled by 2023...

January 2018

‘Something for everyone’ at Label&Print 2018

THE future of packaging printing, labelling and converting is set to be showcased at Label&Print 2018, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 28th February..

January 2018

Design of rare wartime whisky sets the Gold standard

MALT whisky specialist Gordon & MacPhail took Gold in the Scotch whisky category of The Spirits Design Masters 2017. The design was conceived for the..

December 2017

Former Tullis Russell site at centre of Fife regeneration scheme

THE famous Tullis Russell paper mill site in Fife is at the centre of plans for a regeneration project in Fife. Advance Construction has submitted a Proposal..

December 2017

Government urged to tread carefully over potential single-use plastic tax

THE UK Government’s decision to seek views on potentially taxing single-use plastic items in a bid to reduce waste has provoked a mixed response. The..

November 2017