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Stadler calls for uniform recycling to meet proposed EU targets

Germany-based international sorting system specialist, Stadler Engineering, has called for a uniform approach to waste collection and the end of co-mingled recycling if new...

Packaging specialist calls on government to review the role of plastics

A ban on plastics packaging would lead to an increase in food waste, said packaging expert Lorax Compliance, which urges the UK government to...

Study highlights packaging’s role in reducing food waste

A white paper released by The American packaging association AMERIPEN has revealed the multitude of ways in which packaging reduces the problem of food...

BPF warns Iceland that it will increase its environmental footprint

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has admitted surprise at British supermarket chain Iceland’s decision to eliminate or drastically reduce plastics packaging by the end...

Nestlé develops food waste initiative

An innovative approach to minimising food waste has been developed by Nestlé UK and Ireland in partnership with Company Shop and supported by the Waste...

Report highlights five key packaging trends for 2018

Packaging will play a pivotal role in reducing global food and product waste, cites a report by Mintel, which also highlights the growing demand...

WPO targets global food waste

The new president of the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) has outlined a strategy that focuses on the eradication of global hunger and poverty through...

Arla to halve its food waste by 2020

Arla is working with the European Federation of Food Banks (FEBA) to halve the amount of food waste it produces by 2020. By donating surplus products...

Companies to simplify food date labels by 2020

The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF)  Board of Directors has unanimously adopted the Call to Action to simplify date labels, with a landmark call to...

Food waste scheme secures backing of nine London boroughs

An EU funded scheme aimed at helping Londoners reduce food waste has secured the support of nine boroughs in England's capital city over the...