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Action plan announced for ‘rapid change’ in Glasgow’s plastic use

GLASGOW is to be free of ‘unnecessary’ plastic by 2030, according to a new council strategy plan. The Glasgow City Council plastics reduction strategy sets...

Smurfit Kappa unveils ‘unique’ sustainable drinks packaging solutions

SMURFIT Kappa has launched two sustainable packaging solutions for canned and bottled beverages

North Lanarkshire Council looks to lower single-use plastics usage

NORTH Lanarkshire Council has announced plans to reduce the amount of single use plastic used within its catering services

Islanders asked to give their views on Scotland’s impending deposit return scheme

  ZERO Waste Scotland has invited residents of Scottish islands to have their say on the country’s impending deposit return scheme (DRS) in a webinar...

Mackie’s puts freeze on air miles by bringing packaging fully in-house

MACKIE’S of Scotland has invested £250,000 in new machinery that will produce the lids for its two litre tubs of ice cream. The new machinery...

Consultation period on proposed legislation in Scotland’s circular economy bill launched

THE Scottish Government has launched a six-week consultation period which will explore how the country can reach its goal of becoming a circular economy. The...

Organisation warn of increase in plastic consumption should DRS include cans

A UK-wide deposit return scheme (DRS) including aluminium cans could result in an extra 823 million plastic bottles being produced, according to Alupro. The not-for-profit...
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Tesco to remove one billion pieces of plastic from own brand products

TESCO has announced that it will remove one billion pieces of plastic from its own products for sale in its stores by the end...

Sky to launch £1.5 million ’21st century milkman’ service

SKY is set to launch a £1.5 million scheme that aims to 'transform' the world’s reliance on single-use plastic. The Loop service, in partnership with...

Edinburgh tearoom launches new tea service in wake of microplastics studies

AN Edinburgh tearoom has launched a ‘plastic-free tea club’ as it looks to give customers a 'guilt-free' tea drinking experience. Eteaket, found in the capital’s...
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