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.
A group of seven environmental NGOs have sent an open letter to the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) raising concern over the use of the term ‘single-use’ in a Coca-Cola advertising campaign.