PepsiCo to remove fossil-based plastic packaging by 2030

The move is expected to reduce emissions by 40% per tonne

Packaging firm Amcor unwraps 2050 net zero goal

It builds on the firm’s EnviroAction programme, which since 2008 has reduced emissions intensity by 35% and is on track to deliver a 60% reduction by 2030

Happy Family Organics pledges net zero emissions by 2030

The baby food company intends to reduced its greenhouse gas emissions ‘to the lowest amount possible’ and invest in carbon removal projects to balance emissions that cannot be eliminated

East Suffolk Council asks residents to cut down Christmas waste

It has ensured recycling collections are continued throughout the festive period and made clear what can be recycled to stop Christmas leading to heavy plastic and paper waste

Sainsbury’s squashes Halloween plastic waste by 15 tonnes

It is also encouraging fewer people to waste their pumpkins, only selling edible ones and providing recipes

Dow commercialises recyclable toothpaste tubes

The new sustainable solution is expected to help reduce the number of toothpaste tubes being sent to landfill

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