Packaging Scotland

Sustainability

Deadline deposit – Why we need a DRS that works for Scotland

By Marcel Arsand, Ball sustainability manager and chairman of The Can Makers. He is set to speak at the Designing a world leading recycling system in Scotland..

June 2019

Plastic-free water bottle scoops innovation design prize

A compostable water bottle has won an international plastic-free innovation design award. The Cove bottle triumphed at the world’s first Plastic-Free Awards..

June 2019

Varibox the ‘ideal solution’ for chemical firms

RPC Promens says its Varibox product Is providing chemical companies with the ‘ideal solution’ to improve their carbon footprint and minimise..

June 2019

Pallet specialist’s employees mark World Environment Day

EMPLOYEES from Goplasticpallets.com have marked World Environment Day by choosing sustainable methods of transport to get to work, including cycling, car..

June 2019

Coffee shops urged to switch to fully recyclable cups

A petition calling on UK coffee shops to review their current paper cup suppliers has reached over 5,000 signatures ahead of World Environment Day. The..

June 2019

Smurfit Kappa’s Better Planet design challenge winners revealed

THE winners of Smurfit Kappa’s inaugural Better Planet Packaging Design Challenge have been revealed. The competition reportedly attracted over 300..

May 2019

England to ban plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds from 2020

PLASTIC straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic-stemmed cotton buds are to be banned in England from next year, following an open consultation. Environment..

May 2019

Eden Springs to launch eco-friendly reusable paper cup

CARBON neutral water and coffee service company Eden Springs has announced the launch of its new reusable paper cup. The Eden BIO cup is described as an..

May 2019

The Can Makers launches online hub to provide ‘clarity’ on sustainability

THE Can Makers has launched a new website portal dedicated to sustainability. The UK trade body for drinks can manufacturers has described the portal as a..

May 2019

Machinery manufacturer backs ‘sustainable innovation’

ULMA Packaging has launched a new project designed to help food industry manufacturers tackle sustainability challenges. The #ULMAweCare project was launched..

May 2019

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