Polybag collection pilot looks to tackle plastic waste in fashion industry

A polybag collection scheme pilot has relaunched, after being halted due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The initiative - which is a collaboration between waste management...

New chapter for McDonalds Happy Meals

MCDONALDS has continued its sustainability drive with the announcement that consumers will now have the choice between a book or toy with each Happy Meal. Happy...

‘No nonsense’ packs help vegan-certified vitamins and supplements stand out

BIODEGRADABLE and recyclable packaging is at the heart of a new range of vegan-certified vitamins and supplements. Creative agency Five by Five has launched DR.VEGAN, having designed...

Coca-Cola European Partners invests in recycling start-up

COCA-COLA European Partners (CCEP) has taken what it described as an important step on its journey towards 100% rPET for its plastic bottles by...

New packaging concept tipped to deliver cost and environmental benefits

DW Reusables is launching a new reusable tray that the firm is calling a 'sustainable game-changer'. Shellbee is said to provide all the benefits of shelf-ready packaging...

Amazon reveals how to transform their boxes into pet houses and kids’ costumes

AMAZON has launched directions on how to turn its packaging into items such as pet houses and forts for kids. The initiative comes as part...

New stats reveal record aluminium packaging recycling rates

NEW figures released by the Environment Agency revealed a record 40,653 tonnes of aluminium packaging were collected for recycling in Q2 2020. This indicates that...

Mastercard to launch cards made from ocean plastics

MASTERCARD is to limit its use of single-use plastics by launching credit cards made from recycled ocean plastics. The firm said it worked with global...

Müller announces recyclable packaging switch for FRijj range

MÜLLER has announced plans to package its FRijj brand of flavoured milk in a new fully recyclable plastic bottle. The packaging switch comes alongside the...

Wind deals boost beverage packaging firm’s environmental goals

BEVERAGE packaging specialist Ball Corporation has announced a strengthening of its renewable energy goals. The firm revealed is has executed two virtual power purchase agreements...