• 15 February 2018

    Animated characters promote paper-based packaging

    US industry body the Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) has launched its first-ever animated ambassadors in an attempt to enhance consumer connections and to promote the importance of these materials...

  • 15 February 2018

    Petcore Europe creates plastic aerosol recycling group

    Petcore Europe, a PET value chain organisation based in Brussels, has launched an aerosol recycling taskforce named Plastic Aerosol Recycling Special Industry Group (SiG), as it expects an increase in...

  • 15 February 2018

    BBC vows to cut single-use plastic by 2020

    The BBC has announced it will phase out single-use plastics from all of its operations by 2020 and has committed to helping reduce plastic waste in the UK.

  • 14 February 2018

    Chemicals in food packaging ‘may cause obesity’

    Researchers at Harvard University have revealed that some chemicals used in the production of food packaging, non-stick pots and pans and stain-resistant carpets tend to disrupt the body’s ability to...

  • 14 February 2018

    Carlsberg CEO praises food packaging reuse

    The chief executive of European brewer Carlsberg, Cees’t Hart, has claimed that reusing food and drinks packaging is one of the most effective solutions towards environmental sustainability.