Boxing clever as sheet plant investment pays off for Pitreavie

PITREAVIE Group has reached the first anniversary of the opening of its new 57,000 sq ft corrugated sheet plant in Cumbernauld – with the...

Morrisons becomes first UK supermarket to remove plastic bags from stores

MORRISONS is to remove all plastic 'bags for life' from its stores in a UK supermarket first. The grocer said that the removal will be...

Plastic packaging tax — will we be ready?

To accelerate the recycling of plastic, the UK Government has issued a policy paper on the introduction of the plastic packaging tax, which is...

Irn-Bru maker outlines new sustainable packaging goals

A.G. Barr, producer of Irn-Bru, Rubicon and Funkin drinks brands, has confirmed plans to be carbon net zero by 2040. The firm has also...

Scotland’s DRS administrator appointed

CIRCULARITY Scotland Limited has been confirmed as Scotland's Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) administrator. The Scottish Government has approved the application of the not-for-profit body. which represents a...

Corona to pilot new beer packs made using barley

CORONA is introducing a new circular form of packaging for six-packs which harnesses surplus barley straw to create a sustainable paper solution. The drinks giant...

Mondelēz International removes plastic windows from Easter egg packaging

OVER 6.4 million plastic windows have been removed from the packaging of Mondelēz International's entire Easter egg range. The firm, which is behind the likes...

Mackie’s of Scotland unveils new packaging

MACKIE'S of Scotland has undergone what it says is its most comprehensive rebrand in 30 years as it unveils its new packaging. The pack design...

New DRS administrator established for Scotland

A new deposit return scheme (DRS) administrator for Scotland has been established with the aim of operating the initiative, which is due to come...

Irn-Bru announces new 100% recycled packaging

IRN-BRU maker AG Barr has announced that all of its soft drink consumer multipacks are to be wrapped in 100% recycled shrink wrap by...