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Volvo Cars has announced its ambition that from 2025, at least 25 per cent of the plastics used in every newly launched Volvo car will be made from recycled material. more

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A summit took place in London last week between the four UK nations to discuss plans for a UK-wide Deposit Return Scheme for drinks containers. more

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Highland Spring announces the trial of a 100 per cent recycled plastic eco bottle in a bid to decrease plastic waste. more

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Environmental goals P&G set itself have been met, and the international consumer products company has announced new targets for 2030. more

Environment

Despite the perceived outrage over marine wildlife deaths stemming from the Blue Planet II on the BBC, the wider British public is still failing to connect their buying habits to sustainable plastics consumption. more

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The Norfolk Waste Partnership has partnered with the plastics recycling charity RECOUP to put recycled plastic on the catwalk. more

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Pret

Pret has teamed up with Chilly’s to launch a range of reusable bottles and has also started a two-month trial for plastic bottle deposit return scheme. more

Industry News

The trade body for the British plastics industry, the BPF, has cautiously backed the consultation on a Deposit Return Scheme with plastic containers for England. more

Environment

The speed of a bottle change will be a top attraction with a transfer from a 110mm 1.8 L jar to 28/410 neck 300ml bottle at NPE2018. more

NPE 2018

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The sandwich chain is planning to impose a 10p refundable deposit on its own-brand plastic bottles at three of its outlets in Brighton. more

Industry News

The Queen has banned plastic from the Royal estates in a bid to tackle waste. more

Industry News

Liquid hand soap pumped direct to a PET container could reduce the carbon footprint and complexities of blow moulding, suggests Amcor. more

Machinery

A new breakthrough de-icer from Tetrosyl is being packed in custom-designed bottles produced by RPC Promens Industrial Plenmeller. more

Materials

Synvina is a joint venture to make furandicarboxylic acid for a polymer base in containers, the program will now move to building a dedicated plant in Antwerp. more

Materials

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

Home

The British Plastics Federation, the trade body for UK plastics, has heavily criticised the reliability of bottle waste statistics presented to Parliament's Environmental Audit Committee. more

Environment

Bell Packaging has launched a clear tube of rigid film from seventy per cent recycled PET. more

Materials

Packaging machinery and solutions supplier, Sidel, has worked with the Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) to overhaul the bottle design of one of its best-selling soft drinks. more

Industry News

Recyclable bottles should be subject to the Deposit Return Scheme widely used in European countries, and entering Scotland next year, says the Environmental Audit Committee at the House of Commons. more

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

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