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Packaging taxes must fund recycling, says industrySubscription

5 February, 2018 By MRW Reporter

Commitments from ministers to tackle waste welcomed by Foodservice Packaging Association

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Initiative to create 'a plastic system that works'Subscription

11 January, 2018 By

WRAP and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to launch an initiative in the spring for plastics waste

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Packaging advisers call for PRN shake-upSubscription

2 January, 2018 By

Advisory Committee on Packaging tells Defra the PRN system is unsuitable in its current form

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Deposit scheme evidence period extendedSubscription

27 October, 2017 By

Defra has extended the period for consultation on how reward and return schemes for drinks containers could work in England.

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MPs told a coherent plan needed for on-the-go packagingSubscription

25 October, 2017

Plastic drinks bottles were under the spotlight as MPs continued to quiz industry figures as part of the inquiry into disposable drinks packaging


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Big business grasps the nettle on responsibilitySubscription

Who should carry the can for the increasingly visible problem of packaging waste?


Plastic from prawns: science is beating the bag scourgeSubscription

Academics in the UK and Egypt are investigating the feasibility of turning prawn shell waste into a biodegradable plastic packaging material

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Flexible packaging: project results are inSubscription

The two-year Reflex project has concluded that a recycling infrastructure for post-consumer flexible plastic packaging could be established across Europe

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Golden rules to get EPR working effectively Subscription

Nigel Harvey outlines 11 core principles behind setting up a successful extended producer responsibility scheme