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October’s top news stories

Henkel introduced Perwoll bottle made from chemically recycled plastic and Coca-Cola opened a canning production line at its Wakefield facility, UK. Packaging-gateway.com wraps up key headlines from October 2019.

September’s top news stories

Nestlé opened new packaging research institute in Switzerland and British Plastics Federation launched sustainable packaging design tool. Packaging-gateway.com wraps up key headlines from September 2019.

Future of plastic packaging – The Plastic Packaging Tax

Over two million tonnes of plastic packaging is used in the UK each year, with most being new plastic rather than recycled creating a grave impact on the environment. In March 2018, the UK government announced its intention to introduce a plastic packaging tax that will come into effect from April 2022. Rosie Lintott speaks with Ian Fielding, Chair of the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport (ADEPT) Waste Group, about the local governments view on the new tax.

Five recycling myths consumers get wrong

Recycling can be confusing for many consumers, from recognising different symbols to understanding the current state of recycling infrastructures in the UK. To help make this clearer, Packaging Gateway has assembled some of the top recycling myths that need to be debunked.

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