New testing facility analyses quality of recycled material

BERRY Global has announced that the firm's plastics recycling facility in Heanor has opened a Centre of Excellence to enhance the level of quality...

BPF publishes new guidance to help firms implement PAS for plastic pellet loss prevention

THE British Plastics Federation (BPF) has produced a new document to help firms implement Publicly Available Specification (PAS) 510:2021 — the world’s first standard...

Iceland launches plastic-free reusable woven bags in ‘UK supermarket first’

ICELAND has announced the launch of plastic-free reusable woven bags that will see the retailer expand its alternatives to traditional plastic bags. The supermarket said...

Aztec Label invests in largest LED UV drying system to date

AZTEC Label has invested in its largest LED UV drying system as it continues to transition its entire facility to the technology by the...

Sustainability milestone for Austrian paper mill

SMURFIT Kappa has announced its new recovery boiler is now operating at its Nettingsdorf paper mill in Austria. The move has been described as a...

New jars aim to combine beauty and sustainability

BERRY Bramlage is launching a new range of jars described as allowing cosmetic and beauty products to combine strong shelf appeal and brand image...

Can-do attitude for iced coffee specialist

AN iced coffee brand that racked up over one million views after posting a tongue-in-cheek rap song online is set to transition its packaging...
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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

easyJet utilises innovative spirits miniatures concept

AN 'industry first' spirits miniatures concept has launched in a collaboration between retail start-up Sustainaholics and easyJet. In 2023, Sustainaholics created and launched the award-winning...

Certification agency welcomes impending UK plastic packaging tax

BUREAU Veritas has welcomed the impending new UK plastics packaging tax, which will see manufacturers and importers whose products have less than 30% recyclable...