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Association wants federal regulation on marijuana labelling in Canada

As Canada approaches the proposed legalisation of recreational marijuana, the Canadian Medical Association has said that the design of marijuana packaging should be left...

FPA commits to British government recycling plans

The Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) and its members have confirmed their commitment to government plans aimed at tackling the environmental impact of packaging and...

Waitrose to eliminate black plastics trays by 2019

In response to the British government’s 25-year environmental plan, British supermarket chain Waitrose has pledged to no longer sell own-label food in black plastics...

Industry critical of UK government for ignoring recycling and food waste

A failure to mention recycling or the issue of food waste has been highlighted by industry associations in light of British Prime Minister Theresa May’s...

UK government confirms plastics waste initiatives

British Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled the UK government’s 25-year environment plan, which includes proposed policies to eliminate 'avoidable plastics waste'. Speaking at the...

British government may expand plastics bag charge

British government plans could see the 5p charge for plastics bags in large shops extended to cover a majority of retailers in an attempt...

Recycling firm calls deposit scheme a ‘win’

The chief executive of Suez recycling and recovery UK has expressed his delight at the Environmental Audit Committee’s conclusion that the UK government should...

EAC report backs bottle deposit scheme and wants water on tap

A new UK parliamentary report has proposed a deposit return scheme for all PET drinks bottles, the introduction of a 'producer responsibility compliance fee'...

Indian flexible packaging sector growing well

The demand for flexible packaging in the Indian market is currently estimated to be $5.6 billion and according to analysis from PCI Wood Mackenzie,...
Recycling of PET bottle down in the US

Sun and Suez respond to plastics tax

Two more companies have spoken out over the British Chancellor's call for evidence on single-use plastics this week, with one calling it a broad-brush...

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