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Secos supports Australian countrywide ban on ‘single-use’ bags

Bioplastics developer Secos Group and its wholly owned subsidiary Cardia Bioplastics have welcomed recent moves by Australian industry and legislators toward a countrywide ban...

Versatile film picks up sustainability award

The food protection and preservation capabilities of X-Hance film from RPC bpi protec have been acknowledged in a sustainability awards programme. X-Hance has been named...

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...

Carbon black project secures EU funding

Technical compounder Luxus, polymer processor Polykemi and plastics manufacturer One51 have together secured a £1.29m (€1.47m) investment for NIRSort, a project that aims to...

Plan A 2025 targets smaller ‘widely recyclable’ packaging

The UK supermarket behind the Plan A sustainability programme has launched Project Thin Air, which involves the redesign and repackaging of more than 140...

BPF welcomes Coca-Cola’s recycling strategy

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has welcomed the announcement today by Coca Cola European Partners (CCEP) that it will be increasing targets for recycled...

Coca Cola to double rPET content by 2020

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has launched a sustainability packaging strategy to double rPET content by 2020 in the UK. The beverage giant aims to use 50...

PlasticsEurope launches PS recycling initiative

Trade association PlasticsEurope has launched an initiative to promote innovative recycling solutions for polystyrene, in a push to support the European Union’s circular economy...

Diageo commits to sustainable packaging

Alcohol producer Diageo has renewed its commitment to sustainable packaging with the release of its revised 'Global Plastics and Packaging Guidelines'. Released on World Environment...

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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