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Sainsbury’s makes packaging pledge

SAINSBURY’S has announced plans to reduce plastic packaging by 50% in its stores by 2025

Plastics industry outlines Brexit concerns to MPs

SENIOR figures from the British plastics industry have met with politicians to discuss some of the biggest issues affecting the sector ahead of the UK's negotiations...

Sonoco becomes newest member of Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

THE Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) has welcomed Sonoco, a producer of healthcare packaging, as its newest member. Sonoco’s healthcare packaging business is part of...

Food specialist outlines “ambitious” sustainability targets

FOOD company Moy Park has announced a new campaign to tackle the use of plastics and packaging. The firm said it plans to reduce its...

Heriot-Watt University creates lateral flow tests using waste plastics

ACADEMICS at Heriot-Watt University have used discarded chewing gum and other waste plastics to produce prototype lateral flow tests. The aim is to cut medical...

Mondelēz announces new sustainable packaging for Philadelphia cheese

MONDELĒZ International has announced that the packaging of its Philadelphia cream cheese sold across Europe is to be made with recycled plastic from 2022. The...

Customer support leads to Tesco fast-tracking recycling points

TESCO customers will now be able to return soft plastic packaging back to large stores for recycling. The national roll-out of the return scheme was...

PDM 2019 moves to Manchester Central

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) is joining forces with Crain Communications to organise this year’s Plastics Design & Moulding Event exhibition and conference....

New fully recyclable rice packaging launched for retailer

PACKAGING manufacturer Coveris has announced a collaboration with rice specialist Veetee to launch fully recyclable packaging for Aldi’s own-brand rice. Supporting the retailer’s aim for...

Tech investment tipped to produce recyclable flexible packaging

INEOS Olefins & Polymers Europe has announced a multi-million Euro investment in technology in a move designed to enable the firm to work with...