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Supermarkets end packaging growth in the UK

Retailers have hit targets to halt the growth of their packaging waste, according to the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP).They have met the first objective of the Courtauld Commitment. The commitment was started in 2005 and is a voluntary agreement between WRAP, the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the Scottish and Welsh governments and the UK retail sector to achieve reductions in packaging waste growth by 2008.WRAP chief executive ...