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Matthew Hall

Tesco scraps plastic-wrapped multipacks for tinned products

British supermarket chain Tesco has today pledged to remove 67 million pieces of plastic from its stores, as it scraps plastic-wrapped multi-packs for its tinned products.

Most British consumers support sustainable packaging alternatives

There is a high level of support among the British public for efforts to increase the amount of sustainable packaging used, research conducted by industry analysts at Michael Price Associates (MPA) has found.

Tetra Pak launches virtual marketplace for food and beverage industry

Multinational packaging solutions company Tetra Pak has today unveiled a virtual marketplace for the food and beverage (F&B) industry, offering Tetra Pak’s customers 24-hour access to more than 300,000 consumables and spare parts for packaging equipment.

Half of companies ignore carbon impact of plastic alternatives: Survey

Just under half (49%) of businesses have not examined the carbon impact of single-use plastic alternatives, despite growing pressure for companies to improve the sustainability and recyclability of product packaging in light of the climate crisis.

Coca-Cola eyes sustainability with €1bn French investment

The Coca-Cola Company is to invest €1bn in its French operations over the next five years to support sustainable development and transition towards a circular economy.

Mondi CEO Peter Oswald to step down

Packaging and paper company Mondi has announced that chief executive officer (CEO) Peter Oswald will step down as CEO and leave the company on 31 March 2020.

Phasing out plastic packaging could harm environment: Report

A report by UK charity and think tank Green Alliance says that companies are under “considerable” pressure to move away from single-use plastics, but shifts towards other materials may be similarly unsustainable.