White Rabbit Pizza Co hopping with joy at plant-based packaging

YORKSHIRE Packaging Systems (YPS) has announced that The White Rabbit Pizza Co has adopted the firm's B-NAT bio-based shrink film to package its range...

Iceland joins call for plastic packaging transparency

ICELAND is calling on the retail and wider business sector to become more transparent in their reporting of plastic packaging usage. The supermarket has joint...

Persil moves to fully recyclable bottles

UNILEVER has announced that its Persil range of laundry detergent will be packaged in 50% post-consumer recycled plastic. The firm confirmed that the packaging is...

Covid-19 grounds PRSE until 2021

ORGANISERS of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) have announced the postponement of PRSE 2020 due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. The event was due...

Edinburgh start-up firm receives grant for sustainable packaging data system

AN Edinburgh-based start-up firm developing a global open data standard for reusable packaging has been awarded a grant by the UK Government's modern industrial...

Packaging innovation allows for new recyclable Asda blueberry packs

ASDA has launched fully recyclable packs for its blueberries, thanks to a new packaging innovation. The supermarket said the packs have been designed so that...

BPF states plastic is not the enemy in response to BBC programme

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has said that 'the enemy is not plastic, the enemy is plastic waste' in response to the BBC's 'War...

Asda partners with DS Smith to remove unnecessary plastic from display units

ASDA has announced the removal of unnecessary plastic from freestanding display units and customer signage in its stores across the UK. The move comes in...

Proposed plastic tax could see ‘considerably’ higher packaging costs

THE British Meat Processors Association (BMPA) has warned that the UK Government's proposed plastic packaging tax could see firms paying 'considerably' more for packaging...

Unilever unveils new recycled plastic Magnum tubs

UNILEVER has announced that by the end of 2020 all Magnum ice cream tubs in Europe will be made from recycled polypropylene plastic (rPP). Last...