Smurfit Kappa has completed a significant investment in its new Design2Market Factory, a unique facility creating a fast and seamless development process from packaging design through to market launch.
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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?
Fairtrade sales boom by 14% as consumers demand sustainably sourced products and businesses ramp up ethical commitments
High consumer demand for Fairtrade products, including cocoa, bananas, wine, gold, and cosmetic reflects an increased shopper awareness of sustainability among shoppers, research shows.
Majority of Brits unaware that cocoa, coffee and banana yields are under threat due to climate crisis, Fairtrade Foundation reports
New data published today reveals that over 60% of the British public are unaware of the threats that climate change poses to UK supplies of cocoa, coffee and bananas. In addition, well over three quarters (78%) of Brits say it’s
Yorkshire-based MYGroup has become accredited to generate PRNs for recycling some of the most challenging plastic wastes on the market.
JDO, the international agency that creates belief, has supported Dove in the launch of its new Body Wash Reusable Bottle & Concentrate Refills.
Coca-Cola pledges to increase share of sales in refillable bottles as requested by As You Sow Proposal
With an eye to curbing plastic waste, The Coca-Cola Co. today announced an industry-leading goal to increase the share of its beverages delivered in returnable/refillable containers. The company committed to selling 25% of beverages in refillables by 2030, up from
After an epic year launching across four high-street retailers, mission-led wine brand, The Hidden Sea, has removed the equivalent of more than 10 MILLION single-use plastic bottles from the ocean. This staggering environmental milestone is a welcome achievement as The
Cert is a positive, common-sense response to a growing clamour for sustainable, ‘planet responsible’ household cleaning that strikes just the right balance of being tough on bacteria and viruses YET gentle on the wider planet.
Smurfit Kappa has collaborated with a leading UK recipe box company, Mindful Chef, to reduce the company’s carbon footprint by making their packaging more sustainable.
Macfarlane Packaging introduces Packaging Optimiser to help businesses reduce cost and make sustainable choices
Macfarlane Packaging has today (1 February) launched the Packaging Optimiser - an interactive tool designed to help businesses identify the total cost and environmental impact of their packaging operation.
Smurfit Kappa has developed a new, entirely sustainable packaging solution for fast food following close collaboration with independent Packaging Consultant Juozas Baranauskas.
Reconomy Group company Valpak, the UK’s largest provider of environmental compliance, has passed a major milestone as more than one million packaging weight items have been logged through the company’s new Product Data Hub.
Plastic Bank®, a social enterprise revolutionizing the global supply chain for recycled ocean-bound plastic, announced today it has stopped 2 billion plastic bottles from entering the ocean. Its global partnership with SC Johnson, an industry-leading manufacturer of household consumer brands
Over the last few years, climate change has been high on the agenda and following this year’s COP26 event in Glasgow, the spotlight is now more than ever on retailers to ensure they are making the changes that will reduce
Greene King, the UK's leading pub company and brewer, is again this year partnering with two specialist recycling businesses to turn hard-to-recycle plastic into much needed cash for Macmillan Cancer Support and is calling on the public to participate.
With its ambition to mobilise the food and consumer goods industry to halve the environmental impact of all packaging by 2030, IGD has launched new consumer research to help industry achieve the shared goal.
Today McDonald’s opens the UK’s first Net Zero Carbon restaurant.
The UK Plastics Pact’s third annual report, published today by global NGO WRAP, shows good collective progress against the UK Plastics Pact’s four ambitious environmental targets - year on year, while further action is required to scale the recycling of
After launching the world’s first sustainable hanger in 2019 – made from its unique marine plastic material BLUE® – Arch & Hook is now offering retailers groundbreaking innovations across the board in the manufacturing, display and transportation of products. The
Packaging projects at Princes, and its range of brands, are set to reduce carbon emissions by 1,100 tonnes and remove 900 tonnes of plastic (the equivalent of over 26 million plastic bottles) from product packaging across the Group, annually.
SodaStream takes yet another step for the planet by including carbon footprint transparency label on machines
SodaStream, the world’s leading sparkling water brand, is taking its mission to protect the planet one step further, by including a carbon footprint transparency label on the SodaStream Spirit; its best-selling sparkling water maker.
Belvoir Farm installs solar panelled roof and joins Certified Sustainable to track fate of all waste
Premium soft drinks company Belvoir Farm is continuing its drive to become carbon neutral by 2030, by installing a solar panel roof at its Leicestershire factory and joining the Certified Sustainable1 initiative, which will enable the firm to track the
Fresh Del Monte commits to leading change in sustainable agriculture practices – speaking tomorrow at the World Biodiversity Summit
Fresh Del Monte® Produce Inc, one of the world’s leading vertically integrated producers, distributors, and marketers of fresh and fresh-cut fruits and vegetables, today announces its participation at this year’s World Biodiversity Summit, in Glasgow, UK on November, 10th 2021.
Aldi is trialling the removal of all plastic trays from its whole fresh chickens nationwide, in a bid to further reduce unnecessary plastic.
With thousands of tonnes of coffee discarded each year, The Odd Coffee Company rescues surplus coffee pods and tonnes of freshly roasted bean and ground coffee and works closely with premium coffee roasters nationwide to help reduce their waste.