Webinar series to celebrate iconic designs in plastic innovation

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has announced a new series of free webinars that will examine classic product designs from the 20th century that...

Entries sought for Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2021

PACKAGING innovators are being encouraged to submit entries for The Plastics Recycling Awards Europe 2021. Entries for the Plastic Packaging Product are open to new...

Pancake Day plastic packaging takes a battering at Sainsbury’s

SAINSBURY'S has announced that it has reduced plastic packaging in its Pancake Day range by 86%. It comes as the supermarket introduces new widely-recycled pancake...

UKRI launches £16m funding competition for large scale packaging projects

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced the opening of a new £16 million funding competition for large-scale plastic packaging projects. The demonstrator projects rounds...

Plastics innovation to be celebrated with Horners Award

THE Worshipful Company of Horners and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) are seeking entries for this year's Horners Award for Polymer Innovation and Design. They...

Co-op hails new Easter egg packaging as ‘positive step’ for industry

PLASTIC packaging is to be removed from Co-op Food Easter eggs, the convenience retailer has announced. It said that the removal of the plastic inner...

Interplas 2021 rescheduled to September

INTERPLAS, the trade event for the plastics industry, has been rescheduled to September 28-30 this year due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation. Organiser Rapid News...

Tesco meets target of removing one billion pieces of plastic

TESCO has announced that it has met its target of removing one billion pieces of plastic from its stores in just one year. The goal...

Adidas to increase use of ocean plastic this year

ADIDAS has said that more than 60% of its products will be made from sustainable materials in 2021. The sportswear firm said the move will...

Scottish Government urged to fast track ban on single-use plastic items

FRIENDS of the Earth Scotland has urged the Scottish Government to 'act quickly' on the public demand for a ban on single-use plastic items. It...