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DS Smith Plastics designs new Fillbee returnable beverage multipack

18 Apr, 2019

DS Smith Plastics has developed a new Fillbee returnable four- or six-bottle multipack can fit inside reusable beverage crates. 

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Unilever South Africa introduces new 100% recycled and recyclable packaging bottles

17 Apr, 2019

Unilever South Africa has introduced bottles made from 100% recycled plastic as well as being fully recyclable in its Sunlight Dishwashing Liquid product line as it seeks to reduce its... Read More >>

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Nestlé Waters' Pure Life bottle wins 2019 Design for Recycling Award

16 Apr, 2019

In recognition of its innovative use of recycled plastic, and its product design centered on recycling, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) names Nestlé Waters North America as its... Read More >>

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Diageo removes plastics from multipacks of its beer brands

15 Apr, 2019

Drinks giant Diageo is investing £16million to reduce the amount of plastics used in its beer packaging, which will see:

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INEOS Styrolution: Breakthrough in chemical recycling of polystyrene

12 Apr, 2019

INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, recently announced that it completed the first successful test runs producing virgin polystyrene from previously depolymerised material. These experiments, completed at the company’s... Read More >>

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Indore to have segregated door to door plastic waste collection

12 Apr, 2019

Madhya Pradesh’s commercial capital Indore has been leading the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Campaign) since the inception of the movement in 2014. From constructing toilets and ensuring cleanliness and... Read More >>

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RPC Superfos offers sustainable packaging solution with new range of PCR pails

12 Apr, 2019

RPC Superfos has introduced a number of initiatives to further enhance its packaging solutions incorporating post-consumer recycled (PCR) polypropylene.

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Tesco trials technology that makes all plastic packaging recyclable

11 Apr, 2019

Tesco has recently announced that it will start collecting previously unrecyclable plastics to be recycled in ten of its stores as part of a trial with the recycling specialist, Recycling... Read More >>

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Covestro and Genomatica announce partnership for sustainable growth

11 Apr, 2019

Materials manufacturer Covestro and biotechnology company Genomatica have joined forces to research and develop high-performance materials based on renewable feedstocks. With their collaboration announced on Wednesday, both partners are aiming... Read More >>

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Avery Dennison collaborates with EcoBlue to divert PET label liner waste from landfills

10 Apr, 2019

Global materials science and manufacturing company, Avery Dennison Corporation announces the extension of its liner recycling program to include polyethylene terephthalate (PET) label liners through its collaboration with EcoBlue Limited,... Read More >>

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Starbucks announces trials for recyclable and compostable cups

10 Apr, 2019

Last year, in an effort to address environmental concerns, Starbucks pledged to phase out plastic straws from all of its stores by 2020. Now the coffee chain has set its... Read More >>

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Dow and BioLogiQ partner on evaluation of plant-based polymers and resins

05 Apr, 2019

Dow and BioLogiQ are collaborating to evaluate potential synergies between BioLogiQ’s novel NuPlastiQ® BioPolymer, a thermoplastic plant-based resin, and Dow’s industry-leading polyethylene resin portfolio, in an effort to explore enhanced... Read More >>