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Coca-Cola to invest $1.7bn in India

As part of its fruit circular economy strategy, Coca-Cola India will invest $1.7 billion in the country over the next five years as it aims...

EU framework delays harming the circular economy

The absence of EU legal framework on the safety of processes to recycle plastics for use in food contact materials prolongs the lack of...

UK considers bottle deposits scheme

UK Environment Secretary Michael Gove has suggested that the government could introduce a 'reward and return' scheme for plastics bottles to try to improve...

UK public demanding more recycling education

New insights from WRAP’s annual recycling tracker has found that over half the UK population would like to know more about what their recycling gets...

Black plastics need sorting out, says Recoup chief

An alternative pigment to carbon black has been identified that allows black plastics to be sorted and recovered for recycling, according to Stuart Foster,...

Waste streams negatively affecting recycled film quality

Waste streams in the South of Europe are posing a quality issue in films with recycled content production due to a higher share of...

Desks made from recycled plastics delivered to African schools

500 double school desks made from recycled plastics will be delivered to primary schools in South Africa over the course of the final school...

Food waste will rise with ‘plastic-free-aisles’, warns BPF

Food waste in supermarkets would increase by a third without packaging, warned The British Plastics Federation (BPF) today in response to a consumer survey claiming...

Total explores technologies for post-consumer recycled PS

Total has completed an industrial scale test run, following a series of pilot plant trials, demonstrating the feasibility of incorporating 20 per cent post-consumer...

Novamont makes bioplastics promise at G7

Novamont has decided to introduce a 40 per cent minimum threshold for bio-based content in all of its MATER-BI bioplastics, which it says will...

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