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First US State adopts EPR for packaging recycling

Maine has become the first US State where packaging producers rather than consumers are required to pay the cost of…

Beauty product major ‘polishes’ its packaging

Cosmetics supplier Cosnova is to start using recycled plastic from waste packaging in new packaging for its beauty products. Alba…

New competence centre by AST and Lindner will boost recyclate content in packaging

German packaging producer AST is investing in a new competence centre that will house an innovative plastics recycling line to…

Packaging major pumps EUR 250 million into recycling

Plastics producer Alpla Group is to invest up to an average EUR 50 million a year until 2025 to expand…

P&G unveils recycling-friendly packaging with a twist

In an effort to help reduce plastic waste, Procter & Gamble has created a line of refillable packaging for its…

UK aluminium packaging recycling rates rocket during pandemic

Aluminium packaging collected for recycling in the UK reached its highest ever level in 2020, according to the Environment Agency….

Pilot claims food-grade packaging from recycled PS

Chemical recycling has a role to play in a circular economy but should be a last resort for plastics and…

Aluminium cans ‘most valuable’ packaging material for US recyclers

The Aluminum Association published the new manifesto “Every Can Counts” to underscore the critical importance of can recycling for the…

Big step for taxing plastic packaging in the UK

A tax on plastic packaging that does have a required proportion of recycled content is due to be levied in…

Value chain targets circular flexible packaging

Guidelines to support a circular approach to flexible packaging have been launched by a partnership of more than 160 European…

Unilever packaging praised by recyclers

Unilever has been praised for the recyclability of one of its leading brands – the Cremissimo ice cream packaging –…