85 per cent of Brits believe that food packaging should be compostable, with two thirds of those asked agreeing that the food industry should lead the move towards compostable packaging, according to the results of a new Populus poll released today (8 July).
Commissioned by compostable flexible packaging company TIPA, the poll of 2,104 UK consumers sheds new light on how the UK’s relationship with plastic has changed during the country’s lockdown.
New guidance has been published by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) pressing retailers and businesses to look beyond the best before date to increase the amount of food available for redistribution.
On the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Jane Asscher, CEO and Co-founder of behaviour change agency 23red, looks at how brands and businesses can help consumers to make sustainable choices in a post-coronavirus world.
The Bio-based and Biodegradable Industries Association (BBIA) has called on Tesco to change its approach to compostables after the supermarket chain included all compostable materials in its list of packaging that should not be used.
A series of polls have found significant public support in Nordic countries for the ‘variable’ deposit return scheme (DRS) model, where the deposit fee is determined by the container’s size and material.
The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has launched a new public-facing campaign to provide citizens with the latest information on plastic packaging to allow them to make informed decisions about its use.
The Cup Movement’s new #TakeItBack scheme is seeking to raise awareness of the coffee cup recycling facilities available in Glasgow, whilst a new partnership with DS will expand coffee cup recycling options throughout the city.