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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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More reasons to reuse plastic bags as Bradford-based supermarket Morrisons buys stock of B&G antimicrobial flexible plastic bags with Biomaster material technology. more

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Shoppers can pick up wine, nuts, bread or veg at Ekoplaza in Amsterdam - but no plastic packaging. more

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Coffee mega-chain Starbucks is 'pioneering' a five pence charge for takeway paper cups at 35 of its shops in west London. more

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Researchers at the Catholic University of Korea have published findings on research into BPA-free colour fasteners in thermally printed tickets and receipts. 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. more

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Proctor and Gamble hopes its consumers will pay more attention to plastic in the oceans, with a series of washing-up liquid bottles made from a tenth ocean plastic. more

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A hybrid syrup bottle and cocktail mixer will provide mixologists a taste of Harry's Bar at home after RPC brought its expertise to sealing the cap. more

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

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Kingsmoor packs hit shelves for prepacked lunch products. more

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Supermarket giant Tesco has pledged to scrap sales of single-use carriers, making all shoppers buy a ten pence ‘bag for life’ to make carrier bag sales profitable. more

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The plastics industry peak body, the British Plastics Federation, has stood its ground with a riposte to a survey by A Plastic Planet and Populus calling for a ‘plastic-free’ aisle in supermarkets. more

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Reverdia has supplied Biosuccinium, a 100 per cent biobased succinic acid, as raw material for the TPU used in a new range of sustainable footwear. more

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NGO creates stylish fashion line, raising funds with organic and ethical clothing with an ecological message. more

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Reclamation experts Axion Consulting have successfully turned retail gift cards into new PVC applications. more

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Shoe story: Tecni-Form moulding technique completes iPad device rollout to Clarks’ shoe stores. more

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The Institut für Textiltechnik at RWTH-Aachen University has made an easily transportable double-bass from carbon fibre, with a detachable neck but no depletion of sound quality. more

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