More than 4,000 parcels shipped each second in 2020

During the pandemic, the global number of deliveries exceeded 131 billion – a 27% increase from 2019

Heinz unveils paperboard sleeve for multipack canned products

It has partnered with WestRock to eliminate 550 tonnes of plastic from store shelves in the UK

UK to trial reusable packaging in its takeaways

Just Eat has launched a reusable packaging trial that aims to tackle plastic pollution

Clorox pledges to clean up its emissions with 2050 net zero target

The company has committed to maintain its use of 100% renewable electricity for operations in the US and Canada, which was initially achieved in January 2021

Greenypeeps brews ‘world’s first’ carbon-negative tea and infusions range

The ethical tea company says it removes over twice the carbon that each of its products emit, leaving a net positive impact on the planet

Dixons Carphone announces scheme for customers to recycle TV packaging

Dixons Carphone has stated the move will cut down its carbon footprint, as it will extend the material’s lifecycle and have a wider environmental impact

‘Supermarkets must do more to cut plastic packaging’

A new study claims Brits believe supermarkets have not done enough to reduce plastic in their stores

Plastic-free sandwich packaging to be trialled in UK stores

The paper-based packaging will be trialled in Sainsbury’s and Co-op stores this September

ASOS bags 21% reduction of carbon emissions per order

The progress means the reduction in operational emissions per order now stands at 45% since 2015

GSK commits to producing a billion recyclable toothpaste tubes by 2025

It is partnering with two global packaging suppliers to launch the fully recyclable toothpaste tubes across its specialist and science-based oral health brands, which includes Sensodyne, parodontax and Aquafresh