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Packaging Design

In an initiative to address plastic waste, RECOUP and the British Plastics Federation (BPF) have launched new guidance to help packaging designers create easy-to-recycle plastic packaging. Read more

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France Recycling

France will give consumers a financial incentive to choose packaging produced using recycled plastics.

France plans to introduce a new tax system next year that will make plastic packaging made from virgin materials more expensive that those produced using recycled plastic. Read more

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Walkers

Walkers is being presented with a petition asking it to change its packaging

Walkers, the UK’s largest manufacturer of crisps, will be presented with a petition on August 7 asking it to change its non-recyclable packaging. Read more

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The multinational food company Unilever has announced a collaboration with materials recycling specialists for its PET packaging. Read more

Industry News

Self-venting bag maker RKW has developed a customisable bag design application available through its internet service. Read more

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Arla Foods, a farmer-owned dairy cooperative, has announced a £72million investment in its UK operations, part of which it will use to develop new packaging technologies. Read more

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After starting a packaging group in 1974, the Huntsman Corporation is now one the largest chemical companies in the world. Read more

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ASDA

ASDA

ASDA has said it will work collaboratively with industry and partners as it looks to increase the recyclability of its products and the way it uses plastics and packaging within its business. Read more

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

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Rugby MP Mark Pawsey has spoken to Parliament's magazine the House on the progress on recycling in the packaging industry. Read more

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A secure flip bottle cap has been launched by RPC Massmould for Highland Spring bottled water. Read more

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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

'Earthpouch' is a pack for Troofoods granola with recyclable and compostable characteristics. Read more

Industry News

Manchester based recycling experts Axion have set up a life cycle packaging 'Design for Recycling' service, for all stakeholders in the packaging supply chain. Read more

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Recyclability research has boosted a revision of guidelines from Plastic Recyclers Europe. Read more

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Cosmetics brand Bulldog has used its pooch-asing power to show some woof to the planet. Read more

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Packaging firms Mercury Packaging and CPS Flexibles have joined under one name after the merger earlier this year. Read more

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Food contact PET and PP packs have been launched by RPC Bebo UK. Read more

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An arrat of directors in packaging design will hold talks in a partnership between Packaging Innovations show and the Pentawards. Read more

Kingsmoor packs hit shelves for prepacked lunch products. Read more

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