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Lidl targets removing two billion pieces of plastic by end of 2022

LIDL has announced that over one billion pieces of plastic have been removed from its UK stores. It comes as part of the supermarket's commitment...

Book cloth made from ocean plastic launched

WINTER & Company has launched TOILE OCEAN, described as the first book cloth woven from recycled ocean plastic. The product is produced in collaboration with...

Host venue of COP26 unveils new packaging measures ahead of event

THE Scottish Event Campus (SEC) has unveiled new packaging measures ahead of hosting the COP26 summit later this year. It comes as part of the...

Why plastics are still a sweet solution

By Brian Lodge, design manager, Berry Global PLASTICS have played an important role in the continuing development of food packaging, helping to deliver products safely,...

Ferrero Group announces plethora of new packaging measures

THE Ferrero Group has said progress is being made on its packaging goals, as a raft of new sustainable measures are announced. The Italian firm...

Plastic off-cuts transformed into water purification items

BERRY Superfos has revealed plastic off-cuts from its packaging manufacturing which can’t be reused on site are being turned into useful items including components...

New resource aims to promote plastics industry to youngsters

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has produced a new video aimed at inspiring young people to consider careers in the industry. The video highlights the...

Coca-Cola’s on-the-go range to move to 100% recycled plastic

EVERY on-the-go Coca-Cola bottle in the UK is to be made from 100% recycled plastic by September, the soft drinks manufacturer has announced. The move...

Largest PRSE to date set for Amsterdam in November

ORGANISERS of the Plastics Recycling Show Europe (PRSE) have confirmed the event is moving to a larger hall this year to accommodate demand for a...

Sainsbury’s to roll out new recycling system to 520 stores

SAINSBURY'S is to roll out a new recycling system to 520 of its stores following a successful trial in the north east of England. The...