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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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RPC bpi recycled products is sponsoring the Cardiff stopover for the Volvo Ocean Race. more

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Unique technology chemically recycles plastic waste into oil and valuable chemicals. more

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Vinyl Council confirms its PVC recycling in hospitals program remains unaffected by changes in international waste management strategies. more

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Kautex Mascninenbau has expanded end markets for recycled plastics with its KBB40D bottle machine. more

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Mondi’s fully recyclable plastic laminate for pre-made pouches and FFS roll stock, BarrierPack Recyclable has been awarded for its technological innovation and has further extended functionality with added gas barrier. more

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The States of Alderney, one of the Channel Islands, has renewed baler investment with Middleton to drive recycling efficiency. 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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OPRL has signed a contract with Prep Design Pty to deliver an online interactive design tool which will enable OPRL members to design packaging meeting the Pact’s criteria. 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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Starbucks UK’s first 5p paper cup charge sees encouraging mid-trial results. more

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Canary Wharf Group

Canary Wharf launches the first UK on-site Deposit Return Scheme as part of its ‘Breaking the Plastic Habit’ campaign. more

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TOMRA Sorting Recycling has introduced a new sharp eye technology for separating single-layer PET trays from PET bottles. more

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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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With the biggest US plastics show under a month away, the Plastics Industry Association has said it intends NPE2018 to be the greenest show ever. more

NPE 2018

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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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

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England is introducing a deposit scheme for plastic drinks bottles and other packaging, a move Environment Secretary Michael Gove says will "take action on plastic bottles to help clean up our ocean". more

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Collection of household packaging reached 80 per cent in Europe, with over 40 per cent recycled into new products over 2016. more

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Glanyrafon Industrial Estate, Recycling point for Ceredigion Council

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The Welsh Government has released its recycling figures for the last year, highlighting Wales' recycling success as a devolved UK nation. more

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