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TerraCycle: even cannabis packaging can be recycled

TerraCycle has launched a unique partnership with Canadian company Tweed Marijuana Inc. to ensure cannabis packaging is collected for recycling. TerraCycle…

Lobster shells offer green packaging future

An innovative biotech company developing compostable polymers from marine waste such as langoustine shells has had the Royal stamp of…

Ribena re-designs packaging for recyclability

Plastic bottles containing one of the UK’s most popular soft drinks are being redesigned to make them easier to recycle….

Nestlé ready to bin ‘unrecyclable’ packaging materials

Nestlé has put several materials, such as polyvinyl chloride and polystyrene, on its so-called ‘negative list’. This move is a…

UK innovators get US$ 85 million backing to make packaging more sustainable

The UK Government has committed £60 million (US$ 85 million) to fund innovative ways of developing more sustainable forms of…

Crime concern over UK aluminium packaging recycling

Competition regulators are being urged to investigate the possibility of illegal restrictive practices in the UK’s extended responsibility scheme for…

Will Carlsberg’s beer packaging solution stick?

Danish beer brand Carlsberg has come up with a novel way to reduce up to 76% of plastic packaging used…

A string of multi-million investments for Canadian packaging pioneer Kruger

Canada’s Kruger Packaging Group is investing around CA$20 million to modernise its LaSalle and Place Turcot facilities this year. This…

Almost there! Europe closing in on 80% steel packaging recycling

Steel packaging recycling in Europe has reached 79.5%, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging has revealed. The…

Aluminium packaging recycling on the up in the UK

Europe – The UK’€™s recycling rate for aluminium drinks cans climbed from 70% in 2016 to 72% the following year…

Overpackaging overshadows Easter holidays

Europe – UK residents spent a little shy of 900 million pounds on gifts, food and decorations for Easter this…