The Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) has launched a new resource, entitled the ‘Circular Design Toolkit’, designed to assist manufacturers in minimising the environmental impact of their products, extending their life, and optimising their ability to be recycled.
The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has re-launched its grant fund of £1.5 million yesterday (15 June) for “imaginative projects” intending to tackle barriers to textile recycling and reuse.
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.
Local governments and waste management companies have a wealth of digital technologies at their fingertips. Mark Abbas, Director of Business Development at cloud technology company AMCS, explains how smart approaches can be employed to improve waste collections efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions.
As the world’s urban population continues to increase, Mark Abbas, Director of Business Development of cloud technology company AMCS, explains how the moving to a smart city model can ensure a sustainable solution to urban waste collections, supporting the health and wellbeing of cities for the future.
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.