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Green charity urges retailers to reduce packaging waste

A green charity has called for all food packaging to be made recyclable or compostable by 2013. Manufacturers, retailers, local authorities and waste companies will be challenged by Green Alliance to put in place measures necessary for all food packaging to be recyclable or compostable by 2013. Green Alliance director Stephen Hale said: Consumers want to be greener but need help to reduce their waste and carbon footprint. Yet 18% of household waste in the UK is food waste and a further ...