Plastic Packaging

20th September 2018
Ireland’s Plastic Packaging Recycling Must Increase 80% To Meet New Targets

Ireland’s Plastic Packaging Recycling Must Increase 80% To Meet New Targets

Plastic packaging recycling in Ireland must increase by up to 80% by 2030 to meet new EU local authority recycling targets, according to the recycling body  Repak. Under the European Commission’s Circular Economy Package, together with the EU’s new proposed … Continue reading

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7th September 2018
Roadmap To Eliminating Plastic Waste Form Drinks Value Chain

Roadmap To Eliminating Plastic Waste Form Drinks Value Chain

The University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) and a group of leading bottled water and soft drink manufacturers have set out a roadmap to eliminate plastic packaging waste from the bottled water and soft drinks value chain by … Continue reading

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31st July 2018
WRAP Publishes Plastic Packaging Factsheet

WRAP Publishes Plastic Packaging Factsheet

WRAP has published a factsheet on plastic packaging, which is aimed to support “informed choices” around plastic packaging. The document is aimed at anyone interested in understanding the complexities around different types of plastic packaging, according to WRAP. It’s been … Continue reading

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6th June 2018
Quorn Makes First Steps To Remove Black Plastic From Packaging

Quorn Makes First Steps To Remove Black Plastic From Packaging

Vegetarian food brand, Quorn, has announced a move to eliminate more than 297 tonnes of black plastic packaging from its supply chain by the end of June 2018. This step is part of the wider focus of the Quorn brand … Continue reading

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15th May 2018
Gove Sent Recommendations On Packaging Reform

Gove Sent Recommendations On Packaging Reform

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has been sent a number of recommendations on reforming the packaging value chain, which are now reportedly set to “inform future policy decision making”. Following a round table discussion convened by the Secretary of State, Michael … Continue reading

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11th April 2018
Plastic Packaging “Failing To Prevent Food Waste Crisis” – FoE

Plastic Packaging “Failing To Prevent Food Waste Crisis” – FoE

A rise in plastic food packaging is “failing to reduce Europe’s growing food waste problem”, and in some cases may even be fuelling it, according to new research by Friends of the Earth (FoE). The study shows how annual per-capita use … Continue reading

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18th May 2017
$2m Innovation Challenge Launched To Cut Plastic Waste

$2m Innovation Challenge Launched To Cut Plastic Waste

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) and The Prince of Wales’s International Sustainability Unit have launched a $2m Innovation Prize, inviting entrants to come up with new ways to avoid plastic waste and to make plastic packaging recyclable. The news comes … Continue reading

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