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Co-Op Food Group

The Co-op will join companies including Innovate UK, IOM3, Wells Plastics, and the Environment Agency to present on wide and varied aspects of the issues surrounding plastics in the environment Read more

Events

Reverse vending machines for recycling are set to strike a chord with eco-conscious festival-goers across Britain this summer. Read more

Industry News

Co-OP

The new compostable bags (Image: Co-Op)

The retailer is introducing the bags as part of a phasing out of single-use plastics across its stores, replacing them with more environmentally friendly and recyclable alternatives. Read more

Environment

BPF Marine Litter

Delegates at the follow-up event

A follow-up event dedicated to progressing the pledges made by stakeholders at a marine litter prevention conference has concluded positively. Read more

Environment

PG tips tea bags produced with a fully biodegradable corn starch seal will replace polypropylene equivalents in the UK. Read more

Materials

Recycling challenges can make packaging projects difficult - RECOUP has released case studies on materials use for sustainability. Read more

Industry News

A cross-industry group is looking to turn black green by improving recyclability in packaging. Read more

Industry News

An innovative new, multi-layer film with integral sealing capabilities that enables current polythene-lined packaging trays to be more easily recycled has been developed by UK-based Coveris. Read more

Materials

The collaboration between a technology innovator, recycler and retailer to overcome the problem of recycling black plastic trays has been described as a potential breakthrough by one of the project partners. Read more

Environment