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ALPLA saw energy consumption in relation to production volumes reduced by 6.6 per cent over three years, and consumption of fresh water in relation to material usage by 40 per cent Read more

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Over the past 20 years, automotive manufacturing has grown to become one of the UK’s most important economic assets, turning over £82 billion in 2018, an uplift of 70 per cent since the first Sustainability Report was published in 1999 Read more

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One of three finalists, Avery Dennison is the first pressure sensitive label material supplier to introduce liner made from recycled PET, available commercially in Europe Read more

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Clariant will unveil a series of collaborative sustainability projects at the K2019 trade fair as part of a focus on solutions in reduction, reuse and recycling. Read more

K 2019

The report documents the progress HP is making and the business benefits of investing in the planet, people, and communities Read more

Environment

From July, half of the 830 Aldi stores will offer paper bags, and the rest will offer compostable carrier bags Read more

Environment

Solon is an ideal material for replacing petrol-based single-use plastic articles, including cutlery, cups, bags, plates, and bowls Read more

Materials

Leeways Packaging Services, which produces 100 per cent recyclable plastic trays for food manufacturers across the UK, has used to HSBC UK funding to install a 130,680 square feet solar panel system, one of the largest in the region Read more

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The Stajvelo e-bike company was created by Thierry Manni in 2017, who wanted a stylish and environmentally sustainable bike Read more

Materials

“Grey skies and blue skies ahead”

During GPS2019, the global summit for the plastics industry held this week, delegates heard how, despite the numerous headwinds affecting the industry, that opportunities have rarely been greater. Leanne Taylor reports. Read more

6 Jun 2019 22:47 Leanne Taylor's Blog

The new PET films address a growing demand for films that guarantee the production of recyclable packaging with recycled content Read more

Materials

The technology allows converters to address the recycling criteria for flexible packaging and can help brands meet their sustainability packaging goals Read more

Materials

This long-term partnership supports BASF’s strategy to leverage sustainable solutions to drive business growth Read more

Industry News

The amount of reduced plastic by 2025 will be equivalent to one line of detergent bottles around the earth. Read more

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The teeth are made from proteins that are similar to silk, and these have become the subject of scientific interest in the last few years Read more

Materials

The company has worked with recycled materials for over ten years and today offers a range of PCR pails in many shapes and sizes including its popular Paintainer, SuperCube, SuperLife, and SuperFlex containers Read more

Materials

Smartawood is made by Plastecowood, based in North Wales, and is produced through the recycling of segregated waste, as an ecological alternative to wood, virgin plastic and concrete Read more

Materials

Responsible for delivering sustainable packaging of the future across multiple plastic and paper formats, the centre is set to connect industry stakeholders with new trends, materials, technologies, and ways of thinking Read more

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The 500ml Ribena bottle will be redesigned first, building on the brand’s rich history of environmentally-friendly initiatives, which saw Ribena become the first UK soft drink brand to use bottles made from 100 per cent recycled plastic Read more

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