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UK households discard 90 billion pieces of plastic annually, survey shows

16th April 2024

Plastic Packaging / Recycling / Waste Incineration


RECOUP calls for “rethink” of waste export ban to non-OECD countries

24th January 2024

Plastic Packaging / Recoup / Waste Exports


Sainsbury’s switches from plastic to cardboard mushroom punnets

5th January 2024

cardboard / Plastic Packaging / Sainsbury’s


Plastic packaging use and collection rates drop for first time

12th December 2023

Plastic Packaging / Plastic recycling / Recoup


Returnable plastic packaging could reduce GHG emissions by 35 to 70%

22nd November 2023

Ellen MacArthur Foundation / Greenhouse Emissions / Plastic Packaging


HMRC consults on PPT plans to boost chemical recycling

20th July 2023

chemical recycling / medicine waste / Plastic Packaging / Plastic Packaging Tax


New EU rules risk “tsunami” of plastic packaging

27th June 2023

Confederation of Paper Industries / DS Smith / Plastic Packaging


Mars bars trials paper wrappers in UK to cut plastic waste

1st June 2023

packaging / Paper Recycling / Plastic Packaging


Are the 2025 plastic packaging commitments still on the table? 

18th April 2023

Ellen MacArthur Foundation / Plastic Packaging / TerraCycle


NLWA backs call for removal of plastic packaging on fruit and veg

17th April 2023

NLWA / Plastic Packaging / Supermarket


Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Challenge announces £3.2 million in funding

28th March 2023

Plastic Packaging / Recycling / UKRI


New tech enables packaging tracing through circular economy

3rd February 2023

Circular Economy / Plastic Packaging / polytag


Tesco to use discarded plastic from coastal areas in fresh fish packaging

25th January 2023

Plastic Packaging / Recycling / Tesco


Key target aimed at tackling plastic pollution set to be missed

4th November 2022

Circular Economy / Ellen MacArthur Foundation / Plastic Packaging


Plastic Packaging: The laundry industry’s dirtiest secret

12th October 2022

greenwashing / Plastic Packaging / Recycling


New funding competition to drive innovation in smart sustainable plastics

20th September 2022

Government Funding / Plastic Packaging / UKRI


UK laundry industry responsible for almost 11,000 tonnes of plastic packaging every year

29th July 2022

plastic / Plastic Packaging / Recycling


Pact Retail Accessories joins the UK Plastics Pact to help retailers eliminate plastic waste

5th October 2021

garment hangers / Plastic Packaging / UK Plastics Pact / WRAP

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