Iceland is today calling on the retail and wider business sector to become more transparent in their reporting of plastic packaging, as the supermarket continues to lead the way in the fight against plastic pollution.
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McDonald’s announces industry-first partnership with zero-waste platform Loop to pilot reusable packaging
Today McDonald’s Corporation has announced a global partnership with TerraCycle’s circular packaging service, Loop, to test a new reusable cup model for hot beverages. The initiative, which will first be trialed in 2021 across select McDonald’s restaurants in the UK,
Aldi is rolling out cardboard packaging across its entire steak range in all 890 UK stores.
Stora Enso will build a pilot facility for producing Cellufoam by Stora Enso, a lightweight, fiber-based foam material for protective packaging and cushioning. Bio-based foams are renewable and recyclable and can be used in packaging, for example, to replace oil-based
Magnum, the UK’s favourite ice cream brand, has launched their ice cream tubs range in the UK using packaging made with recycled plastic. Following a successful pilot last year, Magnum is the first ice cream brand to use recycled polypropylene
Pioneering mobile phone accessories manufacturer, juice, has vowed to support UK retailers and brands make more sustainable choices, following its own ongoing efforts towards helping create a waste-free world.
Smurfit Kappa has launched an innovative and sustainable new pack which keeps frozen and chilled foods fresh throughout the supply chain. Made from a 100% paper-based combination of Hexacomb and corrugated, the Thermo Box keeps frozen food including fish at
Pernod Ricard is proud to announce that it will end the use of single-use plastic point-of-sale (POS) items by 2021. Alongside other strong commitments to be achieved this decade, this plastic ban is one of the milestones of the Group’s
WRAP today publishes new guidance underlining the fact that food past its Best Before date remains safe, and perfectly good to eat for days, weeks, months or even years after the date – depending on the type of food and if it
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) in conjunction with the Cosmetic, Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA) and the Food and Drink Federation (FDF), has announced the launch of new guidelines, Recycled Content Used In Plastic Packaging Applications.
SodaStream marks Earth Day with five-year environmental commitment to save 67bn single-use plastic bottles
SodaStream, the leading sparkling water brand in the world, has marked Earth Day 2020 by today announcing an ambitious five year commitment to reduce single-use plastic waste. Through expansion of the business, SodaStream plans to save the use of nearly
Pioneering mobile phone accessories manufacturer, juice, is thrilled to announce that it has become the first brand within the industry to introduce the removal of single-use plastic packaging from all of its products.
Vegware – the global specialist in plant-based catering disposables – is open and here to help foodservice with their takeaway and delivery packaging. The brand’s full team are working safely and remotely from home, and have their three international warehouses,
Analysis from global consultancy partnership Kearney has found that 2025 is set to be a pivotal year for sustainability, as the top 10 FMCG firms set themselves a target for 100% sustainable packaging by this date.
Smurfit Kappa’s sustainable TopClip solution will be launched on the market by leading beer brewer Royal Grolsch as a paper-based replacement for the plastic shrink wrap currently used on their can multi-packs.
Aldi, Britain’s fifth largest supermarket, has launched new initiatives to reduce the volume of plastic bags sold in its stores and to provide reusable and recyclable alternatives.
Selfridges has pledged to remove all plastic-based cosmetic glitter from sale in its Beauty Halls by January 2021 as part of its central Buying Better, Inspiring Change strategy. This is the department store’s latest commitment to driving positive change by
Graze, the UK’s number one healthy snacking brand, has committed to reducing plastic packaging by 80% in the next two years.
Change is coming to the world of air travel. In just over three weeks’ time, plastic cutlery, drinking straws, take-away food packaging and polythene bags will start to disappear from cafés, restaurants and shops at
Smurfit Kappa has been named a founding member of a new industry alliance to boost the contribution of paper-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy.
Plastic from bottled water is soaring, as UK supermarkets reveal they sold more than one billion plastic water bottles in 2018.
Smurfit Kappa unveils innovative packaging portfolio to replace single-use plastics in beverage packs
Smurfit Kappa has launched a portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions for bundling canned and bottled beverages. The innovative new corrugated range eliminates the need for single-use plastic and is 100% recyclable, renewable and biodegradable.
With just 10shopping days left until Christmas, Boots has announced that they have removed 149 tonnes of plastic from their own-brand gift ranges this year, which is the equivalent to 11 double decker buses.
High-street chains and retailers including LEON, Neal’s Yard Remedies, Waitrose and Morrisons join innovative pilot to tackle single-use plastic
Plastic pollution campaigning organisation, City to Sea has announced the launch of an ambitious pilot with retailers, independents and high-street chains including LEON, Neal’s Yard Remedies, Pret, Morrisons, ASDA and Waitrose to champion refillable solutions in a bid to cut
Aldi, Britain’s fifth largest supermarket, is trialling reusable bags for loose fruit and vegetables as part of its efforts to cut single-use plastics.