Kate Forbes MSP Highlands and Islands Final Straw Reduce Single-use Plastics

The Highlands’ battle against single-use plastic

AN MSP who led Scotland’s campaign to successfully make plastic straws a thing of the past is continuing to fight single-use plastics in her own constituency.
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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

Glasgow company creates educational waste game

A Glasgow games developer has created a game, in digital and physical format, that educates players on sustainability as they seek to create value...

Taking a Leaf out of machine supplier’s book

A packaging machinery supplier claims a more circular approach to plastic packaging will be key to hitting international recycling targets. The European Strategy for Plastics...

Most Easter egg packaging to be recycled

NEW research has revealed 84% of UK consumers are still planning to buy Easter eggs this year despite the national lockdown. The survey, released by...
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Pro Carton unveils latest animated character video for World Environment Day

AHEAD of World Environment Day on June 5, Pro Carton has launched the third animation in ‘The Carton Campaigners’ series in a bid to...

Saica expands Nature Kraft range of basis weights

SAICA Paper, the Saica Group business division that produces recycled paper for corrugated, has announced it has expanded the basis weights of Nature Kraft...
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Investing in a sustainable future

How is plastic packaging under pressure? What is the role of plastic in today's global packaging industry and what innovations in the space are helping to eliminate the plastic waste problem?
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‘Rising Star’ joins Frugalpac to help drive sales growth

FRUGALPAC, the manufacturer of a recyclable coffee cup made from recycled paper, is stepping up growth plans with the appointment if a new sales manager

New study explores impact of disposable cup charges

A new study by Zero Waste Scotland has found that selling disposable coffee cups separately rather than offering discounts for reusables can 'significantly increase' the...