Sustainability to be key focus at Interplas 2021

ORGANISERS of this year’s Interplas exhibition and conference in Birmingham have revealed that sustainability will be ‘top of the agenda’. More than 50 sessions will explore...

Sony reveals innovation in recyclable PS5 packaging

SONY has revealed that its newly designed PlayStation 5 (PS5) console packaging is fully recyclable. The new sustainable design comes as part of the corporation's green...

Toy car maker unveils new zero plastic packaging

UK-based toymaker Matchbox has unveiled a roadmap to making all of its die-cast cars, play sets and packaging with 100% recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic...

Iceland launches paperboard packaging for its Pink Lady apples

ICELAND has launched plastic-free packaging for its Pink Lady apples, in what it says is a UK supermarket first. The new paperboard packaging will replace...

Tony’s Chocolonely urges firms to sign up to the Better Business Act coalition

DUTCH chocolate firm Tony's Chocolonely has urged companies to sign up to the Better Business Act coalition. Spearheaded by B Corp UK and supported by...

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...

Johnnie Walker launches its ‘biggest ever’ sustainability push

JOHNNIE Walker has launched what it says is its most ambitious sustainability drive to date. The wide-ranging action plan is focused on being from 'grain...

Aldi to trial refill stations

ALDI has launched a trial selling its first packaging-free products in a bid to help customers shop more sustainably. The pilot will begin at a...

UK Government considers ban on oxo-degradable plastics

A ban on oxo-degradable plastics may be introduced by the UK Government, following a public consultation. Oxo-degradable plastics are conventional polymers with added chemicals, which...

‘Digital passport’ could be the code to reusable packaging boom

CLAIRE Rampen and Emily Rogers are behind Reath, a solution designed to give businesses a ‘digital passport’ to allow packaging to be safely reused. Claire...