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Coffee retailer to supplement disposable cup collections

UK-based retailer Costa Coffee is launching a scheme that will make it 'cup-neutral' by 2020 after lamenting the poor uptake of its ‘bring back’ scheme...

Nestlé has missed the mark with its statement, claims Greenpeace

Environment campaigner Greenpeace has accused Nestlé of missing the mark with its aim of making all of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025. Says...

German packaging industry expects strong second quarter

The German association for plastics packaging and films, Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen (IK), predicts very good business for the plastics packaging industry in the second quarter of 2018. Although...

Nestlé to make all packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025

Nestlé aims to make 100 per cent of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, in a strategy it believes is urgent in order...

Partnership aims to convert waste into virgin grade material

A food packaging system has been developed by a collaboration of three companies that targets the conversion of PET waste into virgin grade material....

Support for deposit scheme but ‘the devil is in the detail’,...

The beverage packaging industry has welcomed plans for a deposit return scheme (DRS) for single-use plastics, glass and metal drinks packaging in England but...

Suntory develops PET recycling technology

Suntory Holdings has developed ‘FtoP Direct Recycle Technology’ for use in soft drink PET bottle preform production, as part of a joint effort with...

Packaging lifts plastics recycling rate above targets

The recycling rate for plastics packaging passed the 40 per cent mark in 2016, surpassing the EU’s minimum target of 22.5 per cent, reports...

Electricity switch lowers rPET emissions to below virgin PET

Greenhouse gas emissions at a recycling plant in Austria have been reduced to a tenth of the level for new PET material, said PET...

London recycling rate is ‘rubbish’, claims environment report

The London Assembly Environment Committee has published a report that labels the UK capital’s recycling rate as “rubbish” and makes a series of robust...

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