Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020 winners announced

AN eco coffee maker, in-home water appliance and gel-less film recycling technology were among the winners at the Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2020. Announced at the...
First UK drinks carton recycling plant

First UK drinks carton recycling plant

THE UK’s only dedicated beverage carton recycling facility has been opened in Stainland (near Halifax), West Yorkshire. Capable of recycling up to 40% (25,000...

Digital reward system launched ahead of Glasgow deposit return scheme trial

HELPFUL and Mastercard have launched a digital system to make it easier to return single-use plastic bottles ahead of the Scottish deposit return scheme...

Plastics sector outlines Brexit concerns ahead of key vote

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has revealed concerns from its members about Brexit, just days before the crucial House of Commons vote on Prime...

DS Smith outlines plan to plant a tree for every employee

DS Smith has announced it has funded the planting of 29,000 trees – one for each employee – in celebration of the UN-backed International...

Sustainable gin pouches launched ahead of Mother’s Day

DARNLEY'S Gin has announced the launch of its sustainable gin pouches in time for Mother’s Day. Described as an 'eye-catching, unique present that gin-lovers can...

Survey highlights increasing demand for e-commerce sustainable packaging

ALMOST one in five (19%) consumers have said they would not buy from online retailers who do not use sustainable packaging. The findings came in...

Carlsberg unveils “revolutionary” sustainable packaging

CARLSBERG has unveiled a new packaging innovation in a bid to reduce waste, which will see cans held together by glue, rather than plastic...

BPF outlines vision for reducing plastic waste

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has released a new document outlining its vision to reduce the impact of plastic waste. The organisation said the document,...

Campaign to tackle cup waste in Glasgow stepped up

NEW research has revealed that only 12% of single-use cup buyers in Glasgow have managed to recycle the products properly. Environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful...