Red herrings and white elephants – July 2022

Candice the can, Petra the PET bottle, and Douglas the glass bottle battled it out using Sidel's LCA methodology. Who won?

When Morrisons recently decided to switch its milk packaging from HDPE bottles to cartons, the supermarket chain hailed savings of 100 tonnes of plastics a year. What it failed to do was mention how three-quarters of that plastics would have been recycled anyway into new milk bottles, because HDPE is widely recycled in the UK….

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