Campaigners have failed in an attempt to force fast food chain McDonald’s to reveal its use of plastic straws.
The UK Plastics Pact feels like a game-changing moment for the industry but is the devil in the detail, asks Philip Chadwick?
The managing director of Goplasticpallets has warned that consumers and businesses are getting confusing messages on recycling.
As part of its commitment to the UK Plastics Pact, launched last week in London, OPRL made ten bold commitments to support its members in delivering the UK plastics reduction and recyclability goals.
The UK Plastics Pact has the potential to make a huge difference to packaging recycling, but we have to get the right measures in place, says Vanden Recycling's David Wilson.
Garçon Wines has launched their wine bottle design, manufactured by award-winning RPC M&H Plastics in the UK.
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has responded to the government's proposal to ban plastic straws and drinks stirrers.
YouGov research for Keep Britain Tidy & BRITA finds Britons failing to avoid single-use plastic because ‘it's a hassle’.
Scientists have stumbled on an enzyme that consumes PET, which they believe can potentially help solve the plastic waste problem.
A fund intended to tackle plastic pollution has been set up by the government.
The Co-op has unveiled plans to switch all of its bottled water to 50% recycled plastic (rPET), which, in addition to being a more-environmentally, is noticeably different in appearance.
Industry bodies representing the plastic and metal packaging sectors have welcomed the government’s consultation on implementing a Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) for the UK.
The entrepreneur behind packaging used in the world’s first plastic-free supermarket aisle said she wants to “change the history of plastic” to tackle waste.
How realistic is it for companies that operate in the chilled and frozen category to completely eradicate plastic packs without creating a barrier to recycling? Simon Creasey investigates.
Jez Abbott finds that firms are concerned about the banning of single-use plastics in Europe and the general anti-plastic rhetoric crowding out the robust role that plastic plays on food preservation and lightweighting.