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Josh Wood Colour has chosen Spectra Packaging for its new hair products line. more

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Tesco has announced new plans for packaging across stores by 2019

Tesco has announced new plans to remove hard to recycle and non-recyclable materials used for its grocery packaging by 2019. more

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The British Plastics Federation has outlined a new strategic document outlining a range of key proposals intended to drive innovation in the plastics sector and improve UK recycling rates. more

Environment

The new labelling is aimed to help UK shoppers avoid plastic packaging. more

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Co-injection technology finds new market via single serve capsules according to report. more

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The director of Vanden Recycling, David Wilson, has spoken out regarding the recently announced Plastics Pact from WRAP. more

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Morrison’s has announced new measures to tackle its plastic pollution as well as committing by 2025 all its own-brand plastic packaging will be reusable, recyclable or compostable. more

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London packaging machinery supplier Ilapak UK has used its Vegatronic to run a compostable food wrap film. more

Machinery

As part of the company’s sustainability focus, Mackie’s of Scotland will use Orange Peel IML packaging for its ice cream. more

Materials

The Sustainability Awards 2018, organised by Packaging Europe magazine aims to shine a spotlight on packaging that has a lessened environmental impact. more

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Unilever’s membership will see its UK business introduce ORPL’s recycling labels across its brands in the UK during 2018. more

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WRAP has launched a “world-leading” initiative that will create a circular economy for plastics that tackles the causes of plastics waste and pollution and keeps it out of the environment. more

Environment

Huntsman has introduced a novel additive designed to enhance coatability of polypropylene at Chinaplas 2018. more

Materials

The Wipak Group, has refined its downgauging technology to further improve its super thin and sustainable ‘SC Plus’ coextrusion film. more

Materials

Gumipod, the world's first plastic chewing gum packaging with an intergrated gum bin, is being launched by a London-based entrepreneur. more

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W. Amsler will use its single-cavity PET stretch blow moulder to produce bottles for NPE2018’s bottle zone beer garden. more

NPE 2018

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The not-for-profit managing the on-pack recycling labels has announced the appointment of Stuart Lendrum, head of packaging at Sainsbury's. more

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Tosaf has announced the launch of AF7380PE, a newly-developed anti-fog masterbatch. more

Materials

Environment Secretary, Michael Gove, has called on the sports industry to use its influence and promote best practice in dealing with plastics waste. more

Environment

After the public debate over coffee cups recycling, Costa has announced it has secured a deal with five recycling companies to pay £70 per tonne for coffee cups recycled. more

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