EU unveils new plans to cut plastic and packaging waste

Under the proposals, single-use packaging for food and beverages when consumed inside restaurants and cafes, mini shampoo bottles and mini packaging in hotels will be banned

Lambeth Council In the Loop about new solar-powered recycling bins

It has teamed up with environmental charity Hubbub for the ‘Lambeth #InTheLoop’ campaign, which is expected to make it ‘as easy as possible’ for residents and visitors to recycle empty drinks materials on-the-go

‘Game-changer’: Project transforms captured carbon into plastic feedstock

It is believed to be a ‘technological breakthrough’ with significant impacts in multiple sectors, including packaging and textiles

Blue Ridge Bankshares pledges to eliminate single-use plastics by 2024

The new policy supports its ambition to achieve climate neutrality by 2040

Enzymes hungry for plastic!

What if plastic set for landfill could be eaten by plastics and recycled?

Kraft Heinz to develop paper-based ketchup bottle

It is part of the company’s efforts to reduce its environmental footprint and achieve its goal to make all packaging recyclable, reusable or compostable by 2025

‘Reusable plastic bottles release hundreds of chemicals’

Tap water stored in plastic bottles contains countless unidentified chemicals, a new study has found

Aldi pays back customers for recycled plastic bottles

Customers are able to return plastic or glass bottles and aluminium cans in exchange for vouchers worth up to £5

Britvic switches brands to 100% recycled plastic bottles

Using recycled plastic for Robinsons, Lipton Ice Tea and drench bottles is expected to save 1,354 tonnes of virgin plastic every year

Alaska Airlines takes off with boxed water on flights to reduce plastic waste

It has teamed up with Boxed Water to replace plastic bottles with 92% plant-based water cartons, with the move expected to help reduce 7.2m plastic bottles from landfills every year