recycling

Signal: Morrisons ‘achieves 2025 target’ for recycled own-brand packaging

Morrisons has beaten a target to achieve an average of 30% recycled content across its own-brand primary plastic packaging by…

The MENA region: a key player in the changing face of plastics

Plastics are a major topic in the global sustainability conversation, and the future of the plastics industry is taking a…

Coca-Cola’s eco-conscious packaging objective

Coca-Cola, in collaboration with its bottling partners, is on a mission to revolutionise the way packaging is designed, manufactured, and…

Braskem awarded funding for recycling technology research

Biopolymer producer Braskem has been awarded a $600,000 Research, Demonstration and Development (RD&D) grant from the Reducing Embodied Energy and…

European water and soft drink industries call for priority access to recyclates in PPWR

As MEPs prepare to vote on the proposed EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR), industry bodies UNESDA Soft Drinks…

Majority of US consumers value recycling paper packaging

Research by the US Paper and Packaging Board (P+PB) paints a positive picture of US consumers' paper recycling practices. The…

NextGen Consortium proposes paper cup recycling plan in US

The NextGen Consortium, an industry collaboration managed by Closed Loop Partners, with partner brands including Starbucks, McDonald's, The Coca-Cola Company,…

Report finds high likelihood of greenwashing in beverage packaging

ClientEarth, ECOS (Environmental Coalition on Standards), Eunomia Research & Consulting and Zero Waste Europe have researched greenwashing in PET beverage…

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…

Ball Aluminium Cups advances recycling with reverse vending machine

Ball Aluminium Cups and Denver Arts and Venues have announced the installation of a reverse vending machine (RVM) on the…