Recycling

Diet Pepsi launches in fully recycled plastic bottle in Kuwait

Beverage brand PepsiCo has introduced locally manufactured, recycled plastic bottles for its low-calorie Diet Pepsi product in Kuwait. Trade Arabia…

Australian supermarkets approved to form recycling taskforce

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has approved a taskforce to address soft plastic recycling in Australia. Last week,…

Coca-Cola to pilot recyclable bottles at FIFA World Cup in Qatar

Beverage brand Coca-Cola has partnered with Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) to provide sustainable beverage bottles at…

LyondellBasell to develop recycling plant in Wesseling, Germany

Netherlands-based chemical company LyondellBasell has decided to proceed with engineering to develop a commercial-scale advanced recycling plant at its site…

Amcor aims to use 30% recycled content across operations by 2030

Multinational packaging company Amcor has released its 2022 Sustainability Report, in which it has announced a target of achieving 30%…

Co-op pledges to remove coloured milk bottle caps from shelves

British co-operative group Co-op has pledged to remove all coloured milk bottle caps from its shelves in an effort to…

Huhtamaki introduces recyclable ice cream packaging solution

Finnish consumer packaging company Huhtamaki has developed a recyclable packaging solution for the ice cream market. Made from 95% renewable…

Co-op launches initiative to collect bottle recycling data

British co-operative group Co-op has launched an initiative to collect data on the number of own-brand plastic bottles being recycled.…

How circularity can be a catalyst for innovation

When plastic was first invented it was never meant to be single-use, but in the late 1960s and early 1970s…

Novelis begins construction of $50m recycling centre in South Korea

US-based aluminium packaging provider Novelis has commenced construction on a new recycling centre in South Korea. The $50m recycling centre…

Prevented Ocean Plastic programme begins operating in Africa

UK-based plastic recycling company Prevented Ocean Plastic has expanded its programme into Africa as part of its efforts to combat…

Berry Global develops sustainable ice cream packaging for Diplom-Is

Norwegian ice cream company Diplom-Is has partnered with plastic packaging company Berry Global to develop sustainable packaging for its Royal…

TotalEnergies and partners develop recyclable stand-up food pouch

French energy and petroleum company TotalEnergies has developed a high-barrier recyclable packaging solution for food-grade applications alongside Windmöller & Hölscher…

Novolex’s Duro brand receives BPI certification for paper products

US-based packaging company Novolex has confirmed that several products sold under its Duro brand have secured the Biodegradable Products Institute…

Biffa study shows extent of unrecyclable waste in England and Wales

A study by waste management company Biffa has found that early one-fifth of 'recyclable' waste in England and Wales is…