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Building on its 2018 commitment to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, Nestlé will reduce its use of virgin plastic by a third in the same period Read more

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From May, the store will become the first Asda store in the UK where shoppers can fill up their own containers of products, including Asda’s own-brand coffee, rice and pasta. Read more

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The new report, ‘Plastic promises: what the grocery sector is really doing about packaging’, quotes industry insiders, showing that bigger changes are on the way that could have consequences including higher carbon emissions and lower recyclability Read more

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Co-op has banned black plastic packaging from all its products and by the summer of 2020, it is aiming to have phased out all non-recyclable plastics and to replace them with those that can be reused or easily recycled Read more

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The research shows that the collection rate for plastic bottles is 59 per cent, plastic pots, tubs, and trays is 31 per cent, and plastic film five per cent Read more

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The 2018/19 report and data shows that one billion problematic and unnecessary single use plastic items are to be eliminated by the end of 2020, and that Pact members are over halfway towards all their packaging being recyclable Read more

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The first-of-its-kind consortium will examine the technical and economic feasibility of recycling complex plastic waste, such as small, flexible, and multi-layered food-grade packaging Read more

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Recovinyl says UK is top contributor to PVC recycling scheme. Read more

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The launch has been launched to provide clear funding route for projects tackling the negative impact of packaging, batteries or e-waste on environment. Read more

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Plastics Information Europe surveyed more than 200 participants from the plastics industry on business performance, outlooks, and concerns Read more

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Negri Bossi will retain its name, people and machines following the sale, according to CEO, Craig Ward. Read more

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The companies announce they are joining forces in a UK-based project that will see the production of a new range of high-specification polymers with up to 50 per cent recycled content. Read more

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The companies, both founding member of the UK Plastics Pact, have agreed an initial five-year contract for recycled plastic from the plant, which is powered by non-recyclable waste through Viridor’s new £252 million Avonmouth Energy Recovery Facility Read more

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The headline fall in output volumes was driven largely by the motor vehicles, metal product, and metal manufacture sub-sectors Read more

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The bioplastic MarinaTex is made of organic fish waste ordinarily destined for landfill or incineration and locally sourced red algae. Read more

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MORE is designed to monitor and register the industry’s efforts to reach the EU target of ten million tonnes of recycled polymers being used annually between 2025 and 2030 Read more

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Make UK has called on the main political parties to demonstrate to the electorate that they have real vision and ambition for the UK economy in the next parliament, and the policies to back it up in a post-Brexit world Read more

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The headline seasonally adjusted IHS Markit/CIPS PMI rose to 49.6 in October, up for the second successive month but remaining below the neutral 50.0 mark separating expansion from contraction Read more

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The report provides an unprecedented level of transparency on how almost 200 businesses and government are reshaping the plastics system Read more

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Tesco has announced it will remove one billion pieces of plastic from products by the end of 2020. Read more

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