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Chief executives link up for $1bn waste management initiative

A non-profit organisation called the Alliance to End Plastic Waste has been launched to work on solutions to reduce mismanaged plastics waste in the...

Consumers start to ‘pop’ their Pringles cans in the post

UK consumers can recycle their Pringles crisps (potato chips) cans from this month after a nationwide deal with recycling firm TerraCycle got underway. The packaging...

Associations help to design in recyclability

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) and RECOUP have launched new guidance to help packaging designers create ‘easy-to-recycle plastics packaging’, in a bid to address...

FPA calls for end to ‘biodegradable’ packaging

The Foodservice Packaging Association (FPA) is calling for an end to descriptions of packaging as ‘biodegradable’ following discussions with the UK packaging sector, non-government...

Plan to eliminate waste presented to UK government

A UK university and a group of bottled water and soft drink manufacturers have presented a report to the British government that aims to...

Nova Chemicals invests in project to stop marine plastics waste

Canadian polyethylene producer Nova Chemicals has initiated a three-year investment programme of nearly $2 million to prevent plastics debris from reaching the ocean. As part...

Recycler signs MoU with Neste

UK-based plastics recycling firm ReNew ELP has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Finnish refinery giant Neste that will see both companies work...

FMCGs need to step up and manage waste, urges GlobalData

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) companies could soon find themselves on the front line of the downstream packaging waste issue, says GlobalData, as waste plastics...

Looping-the-loop and closing the loop at Wales Airshow

A recycling initiative at last weekend's Wales Airshow in Swansea gave the public the chance to separate their expanded polystyrene (EPS) trays and cups and PET bottles and...

Pack2Go Europe calls for one-size fits-all approach to waste collections

A simpler approach to waste collections is being targeted by Pack2Go Europe with its ‘reaching 4 recycling, calling 4 collection’ initiative, which seeks to...

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