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Coca-Cola backs new Scottish government recycling charter

Coca-Cola backs new Scottish government recycling charter

July 1, 2015 No Comments »

Soft drink giant Coca-Cola has welcomed the Scottish government’s announcement to develop a charter to make it easier for people to recycle. Read More »

Coca-Cola GB sets out its sustainability targets

Coca-Cola GB sets out its sustainability targets

June 25, 2015 No Comments »

Coca-Cola GB is setting itself more ambitious targets as part of its sustainability strategy Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 19 June 2015

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 19 June 2015

June 22, 2015 No Comments »

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange. Read More »

UK plastic sector launches co-operative recycling strategy

UK plastic sector launches co-operative recycling strategy

June 16, 2015 No Comments »

The UK plastic sector has launched a co-operative strategy for the plastic packaging supply chain to reach recycling targets. Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 29 May 2015

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 29 May 2015

June 2, 2015 No Comments »

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange. Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 15 May 2015

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 15 May 2015

May 21, 2015 No Comments »

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange. Read More »

MEP enters oxo-biodegradable plastic debate

MEP enters oxo-biodegradable plastic debate

May 19, 2015 No Comments »

Conservative MEP David Campbell Bannerman has spoken out against those attacking oxo-biodegradable plastic. Read More »

New York residents reject plastic bag charges

New York residents reject plastic bag charges

May 18, 2015 No Comments »

A proposed charge on plastic bags in New York of 10 cents per bag has been rejected by 63% of the city’s residents. Read More »

Rory Stewart replaces Dan Rogerson at Defra

Rory Stewart replaces Dan Rogerson at Defra

May 14, 2015 No Comments »

Rory Stewart has replaced Dan Rogerson at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). Read More »

Kraft Capri Sun packaging targeted by waste campaign

Kraft Capri Sun packaging targeted by waste campaign

May 11, 2015 No Comments »

A coalition of public interest groups in the USA has launched a second push to pressure Kraft Foods to change its packaging waste practice. Read More »

Ball achieves top EcoVadis rank

Ball achieves top EcoVadis rank

May 8, 2015 No Comments »

Ball Packaging Europe has been ranked among the top 1% of suppliers assessed within the fabricated metal category, based on the EcoVadis sustainability rating. Read More »

FSC launches new global brand in consumer drive

FSC launches new global brand in consumer drive

May 1, 2015 No Comments »

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has launched a new global brand to drive more consumers to FSC-certified products. Read More »

Legislation paves way for paper bags says CEPI Eurokraft

Legislation paves way for paper bags says CEPI Eurokraft

April 30, 2015 No Comments »

CEPI Eurokraft and EUROSAC believe the vote to reduce lightweight plastic carrier bags paves the way for increased use of paper bags. Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 24 April 2015

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 24 April 2015

April 29, 2015 No Comments »

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange. Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 17 April 2015

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 17 April 2015

April 21, 2015 No Comments »

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange. Read More »