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Pickles repeats call for weekly waste collection at RWM 2014

Pickles repeats call for weekly waste collection at RWM 2014

Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, has repeated his call for local authorities to implement weekly waste and recycling collection services

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Innovative label to tackle food waste wins James Dyson award

Innovative label to tackle food waste wins James Dyson award

A graduate from Brunel University has won a James Dyson award for a food label design to communicate when perishable food has gone off

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UrbanVeda manager emphasises the importance of packaging

UrbanVeda manager emphasises the importance of packaging

Wren Holmes, brand manager at skincare products company UrbanVeda, is due to speak at The Beauty Symposium at Packaging Innovations.

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Friends of Glass launches app to promote glass packaging

Friends of Glass launches app to promote glass packaging

Friends of Glass has launched a new app that will allow users to browse, share and vote for their favourite recipes presented in glass

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Croxsons to showcase premium glass packaging

Croxsons to showcase premium glass packaging

Glass bottle supplier Croxsons will be showing its range of standard and bespoke premium glass packaging at the Packaging Innovations London 2014 show

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Hunter Packaging readies for Packaging Innovations

Hunter Premium Packaging will be showcasing examples of its designs and manufacturing techniques at the Packaging Innovations

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Warren makes investment in paper with new division

Warren makes investment in paper with new division

Warren, the independent cartonboard and graphical board stockist, is to develop a new paper sales division across the East & West Midlands areas

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DS Smith upbeat after Q1 statement

DS Smith upbeat after Q1 statement

Corrugated packaging giant DS Smith has reported growth in the first quarter

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Community copacker’s new owners add value

Community copacker’s new owners add value

Following a management buy-out last year, Joanne Varey has instilled a proactive approach to winning business from blue-chip clients in London. Waqas Qureshi visited the multi-channel contract packer

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A responsible path to luxury | Category Focus – luxury packaging

A responsible path to luxury | Category Focus – luxury packaging

Packaging in the luxury market has a reputation for putting sustainability near the bottom of the priority list. But is this changing? Simon Creasey finds out

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Fresh ideas for rigid market | Supplier Analysis – rigid plastics

Fresh ideas for rigid market | Supplier Analysis – rigid plastics

The rigid plastics sector is driving forward on two fronts - a push towards new products and a focus on sustainability. Jez Abbott caught up with six packaging suppliers in...

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Mission impossible for packaging waste? | Analysis

Mission impossible for packaging waste? | Analysis

The EU’s tough waste recycling targets have been met by widespread criticism from the industry. So why is this the case and what options do various trade bodies have? Olivia...

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Barry Darnell: The best toy packs stick to classic principles

Barry Darnell: The best toy packs stick to classic principles

What makes good toy packaging? Analogue's Barry Darnell, who has worked with some of the world’s biggest toy brands, shares his top tips

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Raj Bhardwaj: Material costs rise – with differing impacts

Raj Bhardwaj: Material costs rise – with differing impacts

Raj Bhardwaj takes a look at how the corrugated market is performing and what to look out for in the future

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The two sides to every carton | Tech Talk – Matt Rockley

The two sides to every carton | Tech Talk – Matt Rockley

There are two sides to every story – and two sides to every carton

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Smithers Pira | The key trends driving bioplastics

With packaging markets consuming more than 60% of all global bioplastics production, the packaging industry has become the most important end-use sector for bioplastics. Smithers Pira finds out more

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Warren makes investment in paper with new division

Warren makes investment in paper with new division

Warren, the independent cartonboard and graphical board stockist, is to develop a new paper sales...

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Rexam produces new Spider-Man cans

Rexam produces new Spider-Man cans

Rexam and the Alcon Group have jointly produced Marvel’s licensed Spider-Man themed cans for milkshake...

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