UK supermarket Tesco is set to trial new recycled food-grade soft plastic packaging on a range of cheeses in its stores this week, the first time that soft plastic packaging has been recycled into safe food-grade packaging.
Soft plastic packaging is used regularly to package foods like bread, cucumbers and meat, due to its ability to maintain freshness. However, it is one of the most commonly disposed of plastics with... More
Eunomia Research and Consulting has announced that it will be providing technical support to Zero Waste Scotland and the National Bed Federation (NBF) on a project to assess extended producer responsibility (EPR) approach to improve mattress circularity in Scotland.
The Covid-19 pandemic has raised urgent questions about public health and hygiene in almost every sector of society, with packaging no exception. With consumers and retailers turning back to single-use for hygiene reasons, what does the future hold for reusables? Olivia Rutherford investigates.
Fibre-based packaging company DS Smith has developed hygienic boxes to provide essential provisions and vital medications to those practicing social distancing or self-isolating during the Covid-19 outbreak.
The European Commission has today (11 March) published its new Circular Economy Action Plan, outlining measures to ensure that products are designed to last longer and are easier to reuse, repair and recycle.
Toiletries company Andrex has received Water UK’s ‘Fine to Flush’ accreditation for its range of washlet wet wipes, with the certification logo set to be rolled out across all products from spring 2020.