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packaging

Call for firms to pick up recycling tab after auditors criticise PRN systemSubscription

23 July, 2018 By Mark Smulian

UK businesses pay 3.5 times less than continental ones to recycle packaging

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Summit to discuss co-ordinating deposit return schemes across UKSubscription

5 July, 2018 By Marino Donati

Officials from each administration expected to work together 

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Scotland lays out options for deposit return scheme Subscription

28 June, 2018 By

Consultation asks public what materials should be included

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Apps and voting bins trial to tackle on-the-go recycling Subscription

26 June, 2018 By Greg Pitcher

’Gamified’ bins and a mobile phone app to be introduced in Leeds 

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Companies fork out more than £290,000 for packaging offencesSubscription

22 June, 2018 By

Seventeen firms faced civil sanctions undertaken by EA between February and June 

Features

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Design for end-of-lifeSubscription

A research team from the University of Pittsburgh is trying to develop a fully recyclable alternative to multi-layer packaging used for food and drinks

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Germany’s giant showSubscription

This year’s IFAT show in Munich promises to be bigger and is offering a number of innovations

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Big business grasps the nettle on responsibilitySubscription

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

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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