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Packaging

News

Food packaging items fruit and veg trays

Food giants’ commitment to reduce packaging ‘cosmetic’Subscription

9 October, 2019 By Will Hatchett

Call for evidence-based measuring

plastic packaging waste

EA packaging regulations team tackles 'free riders'Subscription

4 October, 2019 By Will Hatchett

Dedicated producer responsibility investigations team for packaging waste proves its mettle

every can counts

Festival-goers hand in their cansSubscription

11 September, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Every Can Counts attends 30 events this summer

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'Frustrated' industry seeks DRS law talks in ScotlandSubscription

11 September, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Consultation starts on legislation for deposit return scheme

Iceland reverse vending

Survey cites public support for 'all-in' DRSSubscription

29 July, 2019 By Mark Smulian

Villiers urged to commit to policy swiftly

Features

UK innovation shifts up a gearSubscription

Government and industry have been focused on finding solutions for plastics waste

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The strength that binds: a new reinforced plastic Subscription

With an estimated 40% of all polymer resin produced in the world used for packaging being discarded within a year, could a new technology help more of this to be recycled?

odour eaters

A whiff of success in search for plastic odoursSubscription

A project focused on removing odour hopes to break down a key barrier to greater use of post-consumer recycled plastics

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Small town Spain embraces big ideasSubscription

A small Spanish neighbourhood is currently a test bed for trying to make post-consumer plastic packaging more circular