Waitrose to end use of shrink wrap on tinned multipacks

WAITROSE has announced it is to end the use of multi-buy shrink wrap on millions of own label tinned grocery products. The plastic wrap used...

Recyclable paper straw launched for drinks cartons

TRANSCEND Packaging has unveiled a fully-recyclable and biodegradable U-bend paper straw for drinks cartons. Ribena will be the first UK juice drinks brand to introduce...

Level of sustainable packaging influencing online fashion purchases

A new survey by Smurfit Kappa has revealed that consumers are considering the level of sustainable packaging from brands before making online fashion purchases. The...

Lidl GB outlines new plastic and packaging ambitions

LIDL GB has outlined a new set of plastic and packaging targets, as part of its strategy to eliminate waste. The retailer revealed it has...

White Rabbit Pizza Co hopping with joy at plant-based packaging

YORKSHIRE Packaging Systems (YPS) has announced that The White Rabbit Pizza Co has adopted the firm's B-NAT bio-based shrink film to package its range...

Iceland joins call for plastic packaging transparency

ICELAND is calling on the retail and wider business sector to become more transparent in their reporting of plastic packaging usage. The supermarket has joint...

Lego looks to build sustainable future

THE Lego Group has announced plans to invest up to $400 million over three years to accelerate sustainability and social responsibilities across the brand. As...

Metal refillable water bottle launched to aid charity mission

CONSERVATION charity World Land Trust (WLT) has teamed up with the Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association (MPMA) to launch a metal refillable water bottle. Each bottle will be sold...

Scottish Government announces £300,000 fund for packaging-free island stores

SCOTTISH island communities are set to benefit from a £2 million programme of locally-led green projects designed to help support their economic recovery from...

Persil moves to fully recyclable bottles

UNILEVER has announced that its Persil range of laundry detergent will be packaged in 50% post-consumer recycled plastic. The firm confirmed that the packaging is...