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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…

Industry group dedicated to ‘fully recyclable’ plastic aerosol packaging

Europe – Petcore Europe and the European Aerosol Federation have created the Plastic Aerosol Recycling Special Industry Group (SiG) in…

Big brands clamour to make packaging recycling commitment

Switzerland – The number of leading brands, retailers and packaging companies working towards using 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging…

CPI cements links with packaging recycling label scheme

United Kingdom – The Confederation of Paper Industries is the latest body with an interest in materials recycling to join…