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$40m from Australian federal government for plastic waste research

Australia-based plastics material and resin manufacturing company SECOS Group has secured a joint industry-university bid for $40m over ten years…

Australian packaging industry’s battle against food waste

The Australian packaging sector is taking significant strides in the fight against food waste. A recent survey conducted among 27…

Rishi Sunak addresses existential AI threats ahead of UK safety summit

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has vowed to tackle fears surrounding artificial intelligence (AI) ahead of the world’s first AI…

British Glass responds to government’s Simpler Recycling reform

On 21 October, the UK government provided further information on its plans for ‘Simpler Recycling’ across the country, first announced…

Are you an obligated packaging producer?

When you think of packaging, you might picture the boxes that your online shopping arrives in or the bags you…

UK government urged to mandate microplastic filters on washing machines

The UK government is being called upon to surpass California by mandating microplastic filters on washing machines. More than 171tn…

Welsh citizens believe glass should remain in Wales deposit return scheme

Following the introduction of the UK government’s single-use plastic ban, new polling from environmental campaign group Nature 2030 has revealed…

Understanding France’s ban on plastic packaging for fruits and vegetables

In a significant move towards combating plastic pollution, France has taken a crucial step by signing a decree to regulate…

Primetals Technologies and LanzaTech renew green steel partnership

Metallurgical plant solutions provider Primetals Technologies and carbon capture company LanzaTech have renewed their ten-year agreement to accelerate green solutions…

The UK government’s sustainable packaging policies

Globally, individuals are becoming more conscious of their impact on the environment, particularly in the realm of packaging. The UK…