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Morrisons launches milk in glass bottles in traditional packaging drive

MORRISONS is to trial the sale of milk in returnable glass bottles as part of its drive to reduce plastic and bring back traditional...

Aldi commits to removing single-use plastic from own-brand tea

ALDI has announced it is to remove single-use plastic from all of its own-brand teabags by the end of 2021. The supermarket said the move...

Visitor registration opens for Interplas 2021

ORGANISERS of Interplas 2021 have confirmed that visitor registration is now open for the triennial event for the plastics industry. The exhibition returns to the...

Waitrose renames product to ‘avoid offending’ customers

WAITROSE is to change the name of its Cooks' Ingredients Kaffir Lime Leaves to Makrut Lime Leaves, with the new packaging set to be rolled...

Asda extends refill trial to Scotland

ASDA is expanding its trial of refill options to Scotland with customers in Glasgow set to have the option of buying packaging-free products. Alongside the...

OPRL urges members to be ‘loud and proud’ about labelling refillable packaging

OPRL is marking World Refill Day (June 16) by urging its 650 members to be 'loud and proud' about labelling refillable packaging to help...

Finalists announced for Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2021

THE finalists in this year's Plastics Recycling Awards Europe have been announced in a livestream event. The winners of the seven award categories will be...

DS Smith extends recycling partnership with local authority

DS Smith has announced a renewed partnership to manage around 7,000 tonnes of paper and card for recycling from Reigate & Banstead Borough Council...
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Edinburgh University transforms plastic into vanilla flavouring

PLASTIC waste can be transformed into vanilla flavouring through the use of bacteria, researchers have discovered. The discovery comes following a study by the University...

New Barbie range to be made from recycled ocean-bound plastic

A new range of Barbie dolls made from recycled ocean-bound plastic is set to be released by Mattel as the company continues its sustainability...