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...

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...

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...

Fruit Shoot switches to clear bottles

FRUIT Shoot singles and multipacks across its core range are moving to 100% recycled clear bottles as part of Britvic's ambition to make all...

Scottish universities to ‘drastically’ increase recycled content of plastic bottles

SCIENTISTS from Heriot-Watt University and the University of Strathclyde are to develop additives and processing methods that will 'drastically' increase the recycled content of...

Scotland praised for role in Prevented Ocean Plastics

THE supplier of Prevented Ocean Plastics has called on Scottish businesses to join them in the fight against plastic waste. Bantam Materials made the call...
Coca cola Marine Litter Bottle

Coca-Cola develops bottle made from ocean debris

COCA-COLA has unveiled its first ever sample bottle made using recovered marine plastics. The drinks company says that the innovation demonstrates that ocean debris could...

Certification agency welcomes impending UK plastic packaging tax

BUREAU Veritas has welcomed the impending new UK plastics packaging tax, which will see manufacturers and importers whose products have less than 30% recyclable...

Plastic and cardboard combination helps export a ‘taste of Italy’ around the world

SUPERFOS has unveiled its new SuperLight container, which is being utilised for the MakeGusto range of Italian ready meals. SuperLight uses a combination of plastic and...

Study finds less people avoiding single-use plastics since onset of Covid-19

NEW research has revealed that the amount of consumers avoiding single-use plastics has dipped since the onset of Covid-19. It comes following Aviva's latest instalment...
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