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Ball Packaging talks sustainability success at House of Commons

Ball Packaging talks sustainability success at House of Commons

October 22, 2014 No Comments »

Ball Packaging Europe showcased sustainability successes during the Soft Drinks Roadmap Event at the House of Commons on 22 October Read More »

Novamont holds open day at Sardinian bio-run industrial complex

Novamont holds open day at Sardinian bio-run industrial complex

October 22, 2014 No Comments »

Matrìca, the Italian integrated green chemistry complex, has hosted an international open day to present the newly-built plant at Porto Torres to European stakeholders Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 17 October 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 17 October 2014

October 21, 2014 No Comments »

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

Tetra Pak launches plant-based, fully renewable carton

Tetra Pak launches plant-based, fully renewable carton

October 17, 2014 No Comments »

Tetra Pak has announced the launch of the first carton made entirely from plant-based, renewable packaging materials Read More »

Green Party leader presents living wage accreditation to Watermill Press

Green Party leader presents living wage accreditation to Watermill Press

October 17, 2014 No Comments »

National Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett has presented Bradford labelling manufacturer with its living wage employer accreditation during a visit to the city Read More »

Improved recycling performance for aluminium closures in Europe

Improved recycling performance for aluminium closures in Europe

October 16, 2014 No Comments »

The average European aluminium closures recycling rate is now 45%, according to the European Aluminium Foil Association (EAFA) Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 10 October 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 10 October 2014

October 16, 2014 No Comments »

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

APP welcomes PEFC endorsement of Indonesia forest scheme

APP welcomes PEFC endorsement of Indonesia forest scheme

October 15, 2014 No Comments »

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) has welcomed the decision by the PEFC to endorse the Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation’s Sustainable Forest Certification Management scheme. Read More »

H.B. Fuller launches renewable raw material hot melt adhesive

H.B. Fuller launches renewable raw material hot melt adhesive

October 15, 2014 No Comments »

H.B. Fuller has confirmed the commercial launch of its renewable raw material hot melt adhesive - Advantra True Read More »

Waitrose calls for change to recycling practices

Waitrose calls for change to recycling practices

October 9, 2014 1 Comment »

Supermarket Waitrose said it is pushing for a gradual change in the UK's recycling culture, at both government and consumer level. Read More »

CCE study finds support for profit with sustainability

CCE study finds support for profit with sustainability

October 2, 2014 No Comments »

Around nine in 10 current chief executives and future business leaders believe businesses should have a social purpose according to a new study by Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) Read More »

Recoup calls for more recycling awareness

Recoup calls for more recycling awareness

October 2, 2014 2 Comments »

Recoup chief executive Stuart Foster has called for more nationwide publicity to boost plastic recycling levels Read More »

Novamont to showcase recycling model at Milan workshop

Novamont to showcase recycling model at Milan workshop

October 2, 2014 No Comments »

Novamont, the Italian manufacturer of fully biodegradable plastics, is to demonstrate the merits of door-to-door separate waste collection and the role of compostable refuse sacks and carrier bags Read More »

Helistrat wins £4m Poundland recycling contract

Helistrat wins £4m Poundland recycling contract

September 30, 2014 No Comments »

Poundland has appointed environmental contract management company Helistrat to manage it's waste and recycling services in a five-year, £4m deal Read More »

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 26 September 2014

PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 26 September 2014

September 29, 2014 No Comments »

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