waste

The great recycling debate: are businesses or consumers responsible?

In today’s age, recycling presents a paradox. It provides hope for the sustainable reuse of packaging but is concurrently impeded…

Plastic packaging sector is focused on sustainability but challenged by recycling

Companies in the plastic packaging sector across Europe and the US are making environmental protection pledges and governments are presenting…

Ten tips to reduce environmental impact in the packaging industry

The packaging industry, the silent engine behind global commerce, finds itself at the crossroads of environmental responsibility. Packaging plays a…

‘Waste to resource’ initiative transforms trash into treasure

A new initiative aims to transform today's waste into tomorrow's resource using innovative solutions to turn rubbish into useful products.…

Bywaters says nitrous oxide cannisters are a serious waste problem in London

Today (27 March) UK sustainable waste management company Bywaters released its new report, ‘What London’s waste says about us: Masking…

How chemical recycling supports the circular economy

The circular economy aims to minimise health-injurious waste and maximise sustainable resources by re-capturing the base materials from "waste," and…

EPAM takes on new role with Drinks Without Waste to tackle plastic pollution

US software engineering company Epam has assumed a technical advisory role with non-profit organisation Drinks Without Waste to help combat…

Installed capacity for plastics recycling in Europe reached 11.3 million tonnes in 2021

Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE), which represents the voice of European plastics recyclers, has mapped installed plastics recycling capabilities, finding significant…

Financing the circular packaging economy

Earlier this year, the EU published its highly-anticipated Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP). Positioned as a cornerstone of the European…