All articles by Adele Berti

Adele Berti

Princes to use recycled content in over 50% of its plastic bottles

UK-based food and drink manufacturer Princes is aiming to increase the recycled content in its plastic bottles to more than 50% by September 2018.

Design Bridge gives Cornetto’s packaging new visual identity

Brand design agency Design Bridge has redesigned the packaging and brand identity for Cornetto ice cream.

Canada passes plain tobacco packaging law and vaping regulations

The Canadian government has approved a legislation that aims to regulate vaping and could pave the way for Health Canada to mandate plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco.

Corona and Parley for the Oceans launch waste plastic sunglasses

Mexican beer brand Corona has partnered with non-profit organisation Parley for the Oceans to launch a limited-edition pair of sunglasses entirely made from Parley Ocean Plastic material recovered from marine debris and coasts.

Smurfit Kappa achieves carbon footprint reduction targets

Ireland-based corrugated packaging manufacturer Smurfit Kappa has announced it has achieved a 25% reduction in its CO2 emissions three years earlier than expected.

UK Parliament to ban single-use plastics from Westminster

UK Parliament has announced it will ‘virtually eliminate’ all single-use plastic packaging from Westminster by 2019 and that it is considering a 25p charge on hot drinks served in compostable cups.

Iceland Foods to introduce world’s first ‘plastic-free’ label

British retailer Iceland Foods is to adopt the world’s first plastic-free Trust Mark, which will help customers differentiate products wrapped in eco-friendly packaging from those packed in plastic.

Chelsea Flower Show garden focuses on plastic waste

A garden showing the impact of plastic waste on the ocean will be on display at the upcoming Chelsea Flower Show taking place later in May in London.

Study shows plain tobacco packaging fails to impact smokers

Campaigners have branded plain packaging for cigarettes and tobacco products a failure after data from the Tobacco Manufacturers’ Association (TMA) revealed smoking rates have increased since its introduction.

NHS plan to ditch disposable cups challenged

The Foodservice Packaging Association is challenging plans for the UK National Health Service (NHS) to switch to china crockery in a bid to cut plastic waste.