reducing plastic pollution

South Africa hosts Plastics Pacts Network ahead of UN plastics treaty

Cape Town in South Africa has welcomed the first-ever in-person meeting of the Plastics Pacts Network. The inaugural three-day intensive…

EU takes action against plastic bag pollution

In a bid to confront the pervasive threat of plastic pollution, the European Union (EU) has implemented groundbreaking directives to…

The Packaging Sustainability Assessment: rising against plastic pollution

In response to the escalating concerns over plastic pollution and a growing consumer push for eco-friendly practices, businesses are joining…

Global Plastics Treaty: World leaders accused of showing ‘zero ambition’

This week saw international delegates and world leaders debate a Global Plastics Treaty text that has not set out legally…

New packaging coalition calls on UN to recognise natural materials

The Natural Polymers Group is a new industry voice committed to scaling natural polymer solutions to reduce plastic pollution globally.…

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…

Amazon plans to phase out plastic padded mailers

In an effort to tackle packaging waste, Amazon has announced its intention to stop using plastic padded bags for package…