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Scotland’s DRS system to be discussed at London exhibition

Experts from brands such as Carlsberg, LUSH Cosmetics, and Just Eat will debate sustainability at the show, which will be held at Olympia from September 11-12
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Firm reports increased demand for recycled plastic pallets

Goplasticpallets.com has announced the firm has seen a 'strong increase' in demand for its recycled plastic pallets as customers become more environmentally conscious

Consultation period on proposed legislation in Scotland’s circular economy bill launched

THE Scottish Government has launched a six-week consultation period which will explore how the country can reach its goal of becoming a circular economy. The...

UK Government announces funding for new sustainable plastic packaging solutions

THE UK Government has made investment of up to £1 million in funding available to early-stage sustainable plastic packaging solutions. Innovate UK, part of UK...
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Sweet success for gourmet treat producer

A meringue maker claims to have become the first company in the confectionery sector to move into plastic-free packaging
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Crackdown on illegal waste exports promised as company fined

THE Environmental Agency (EA) has promised to treat illegal waste exports as a 'priority', after fining a waste management company for illegal exports. Biffa was...

Heineken UK packs in plastic use as cardboard packaging unveiled

HEINEKEN UK has announced that it will eliminate plastic rings and shrink wrapping from its entire portfolio of beer and cider multipacks of cans...
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Nothing fishy about bulk bin initiative

SCOTTISH Sea Farms has been recognised at the Marks and Spencer Select Farm Awards 2019 with an Innovation Award for the company’s work in reducing plastic packaging
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Sustainable packaging is child’s play for Saxon and Whirli

SAXON Packaging’s partnership with Whirli to provide environmentally-friendly packaging for their toy subscription service has been deemed a success
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Unilever announces major packaging plans

UNILEVER, the company behind brands such as Ben & Jerry’s; Persil; TRESemmé and Hellman’s, has announced that by 2025 it will halve its use...