GD has convened a wide range of stakeholders to create a new shared ambition for the industry, to halve the environmental impacts of all packaging systems by 2030.
Articles in category: Sustainability Time
Sustainability time, read about the who and how: what are retailers doing to address environmental and social challenges they face, what help are they getting to implement good practice initiatives?
To coincide with World Ocean Day (June 8), Waitrose is today pledging to use more Prevented Ocean Plastic (POP™) in its own-label packaging, with over 100 tonnes estimated to be used this year - the equivalent of saving almost 4
Waitrose launches new sustainable packaging trial that will make summer strawberries taste even sweeter
Waitrose has introduced new reduced plastic packaging for its British strawberries, which will help eliminate 16.89 tonnes of plastic* and adhesive this summer.
The UK’s most effective brand activation agency, ZEAL Creative, is working with BUXTON natural mineral water to drive multi-pack purchase and reward shoppers with Great British Experiences.
Today, the movement to save the world’s Ancient and Endangered Forests from ending up as take-out containers, shoe boxes, or other paper packaging just got kicked up a notch. Twenty-nine new brands ranging from footwear, to food and beverage, to
Ritter Sport, the family-owned German chocolate maker, known for its chunky square chocolate bars packed with tasty ingredients, has achieved another huge, sustainability milestone and is now a climate-neutral company.
Princes to move tuna multipacks into fully recyclable packs – with a target of March 2022 to be plastic free
Princes is moving its tuna multipacks into fully recyclable packs, with a target of March 2022 to complete its journey. Princes is the first brand in the UK to offer a plastic free solution across tuna multipacks. Tuna 4 packs
GSK Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH), the world-leading consumer healthcare business, announced today that it is partnering with two global packaging suppliers to launch fully recyclable toothpaste tubes across its specialist and science-based oral health brands, including Sensodyne, parodontax and Aquafresh.
Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, has partnered with SILBO, a Polish leading producer of compostable packaging, to create a paper-based high-strength packaging for the Irish farm potato business Meade Farm Group. The innovative bags replace hard-to-recycle plastic
Q&A with Adrian Dale, managing director at reusable packaging and supply chain solutions specialist Tosca
Co-op to remove plastic bags for life from sale in all 2,600 stores, warning the low-cost, reusable bag has become the new single-use carrier
Co-op will remove plastic bags for life from sale in all 2,600 stores warning that the low-cost, reusable bag has become the new single-use carrier. The announcement comes as it publishes a new report ‘Bag to Rights’ which sets out
Sainsbury’s to pack fresh fish and strawberries using Prevented Ocean Plastic, recycled plastic collected from coastal areas
Sainsbury’s continues to send plastic packing by packaging fresh fish and strawberries using Prevented Ocean Plastic - high-quality certified recycled plastic that has been collected from coastal areas at risk of ocean plastic pollution.
Smurfit Kappa’s innovative three litre Bag-in-Box packaging design has received Amazon’s “Frustration-Free Packaging” (FFP) certification. This is a world first for a generic packaging design, applicable for a wide range of products. The company unveiled this unique Amazon FFP pre-certification
Ahead of Earth Day on Thursday 22 April, planet-positive calvados brand, Avallen, is hoping to inspire the drinks industry with the release of its first ever sustainability report. Avallen’s ‘Bee More Report’ is a completely transparent document that sets a
Iceland has become the first UK supermarket to launch plastic-free packaging for its Pink Lady apples, as it continues to reduce its plastic packaging footprint.
Etsy Inc. has announced it will now offset 100% of carbon emissions from packaging from both Etsy and Reverb.
Every Can Counts has announced its first ever drinks brand partnership in Ireland with carbon neutral, Irish start-up, The Naked Collective, to help inspire and encourage more people to recycle their empty drink cans.
Two Bristol based organisations have one mission – to wage a war against plastic in period products.
Finland’s cooperative S Group to build nationwide electric car charging network with Kempower’s chargers
A significant step is about to be taken in advancing electrification of transport in Finland – the S Group aims to build a nationwide charging network for electric cars during the years 2021–2024. The S Group is a customer-owned Finnish
Aldi has removed plastic straws from all own-label drinks cartons. Instead, all of these drinks now come with a paper straw that’s fully recyclable and made from FSC-certified cardboard.
Reckitt announces its partnership with the UK Government as the COP26 Hygiene Partner at the climate change summit in Glasgow between 1-12 November.
Tetra Pak today announces it is ready to deploy its portfolio of tethered cap solutions. The portfolio brings numerous benefits to food and beverage manufacturers and consumers, as the company builds on its vision of the most sustainable food package.
The UK’s largest packaging compliance scheme, Valpak, has welcomed the opening of the government consultation on packaging extended producer responsibility and deposit return schemes, calling it a once in a generation chance to create a system designed for the world
Ranpak Holdings Corp., a global leader of environmentally sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions for e-commerce and industrial supply chains, has announced that all of its European manufacturing facilities have obtained a Chain of Custody certification from the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC)
KellyDeli, the owner of sushi counter franchise Sushi Daily, has saved 30 tonnes of food waste and more than 76 tonnes of CO2 during the last year with its product Forgotten Ends.