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Food Waste

The Club involved challenging 50 employees in East Anglia to go a month without using single-use packaging while having their lunch, in an attempt to cut single use plastic and food waste Read more

Environment

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Morrisons is removing the plastic from some of its whole cucumbers

The 'Big Four' supermarket has made the decision to remove the plastic packaging on some of its cucumbers, despite its own tests showing that it helps to prolong shelf life. Read more

Environment

The CEO of INCPEN has responded to claims that plastic packaging is failing to prevent food waste by saying that joined up thinking is required to make the most of resources. Read more

Industry News

Vision Gelpack to supply black bin bags to ESPO 180 Framework of six English councils. Read more

Industry News

The Government's latest findings on the change in the recycling rate in 2016 shows the UK will likely miss the EU 2020 target, but significant progress in plastics packaging recycling leaves the blame at public failure to compost food waste. Read more

Environment

Big Mac purveyor McDonalds has pledged to retain all its plastic and fibre based packaging in the circular economy within the decade. Read more

Industry News

The frozen food merchant Iceland has announced it will phase out plastic packaging from its in house foods after the New Year furore over waste packaging. Read more

Environment

The British Plastics Federation has fired back at plans from the Government to rid the food industry of plastic packaging by the year 2042 AD. Read more

Industry News

Kingsmoor packs hit shelves for prepacked lunch products. Read more

Materials

Polycarbonate researchers have produced a more eco-friendly polymer, replacing BPA with a lemon-derivative that maintains conventional thermal properties. Read more

Materials

Problem cracked: Just Egg and Silvergate roll out an eggcellent solution for sustainable masterbatch filler. Read more

Materials

Colour Tone has warned carbon pigments used in black food trays, which are invisible to infrared sorting scanners, are more widespread than the industry accepts. Read more

Industry News

Protecting the planet and your pocket: Packaging to reduce food waste

Ruth Price, Business Development Director at Canterbury-based Sharpak Aylesham, talks about the importance of protective plastic packaging and why innovation never goes to waste. Read more

13 Jul 2015 14:25 Guest Blog 1 Comments