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SC Johnson Applauds Cleanup Efforts to Combat the Plastic Waste Crisis
21 May, 2019
Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson Highlights Progress Made to Reduce...
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Starbucks Completes Issuance of Third and Largest Sustainability Bond
Monday, May 20, 2019 by The new $1 billion Sustainability Bond will support Starbucks ethical coffee sourcing and its Greener Retail initiative

Biome Bioplastics welcomes findings of key report on the UK’s compostable packaging market
Monday, May 20, 2019 by ‘Plastics in the Bioeconomy’ report identifies a potential tenfold increase for the UK’s compostable plastic packaging market over the next five years. Report also outlines...

The Can Makers launch first Sustainability Hub
Monday, May 20, 2019 by New one-stop information portal reflects growing focus on sustainable packaging

Sustainable Packaging Investment Summit: Showcase open for applications
Monday, May 20, 2019 by At the Sustainable Packaging Investment Summit, 10 disruptive innovators will be handpicked by a prestigious selection committee to showcase their innovation on the main stage in front...

Packaging: What Goes Around Comes Around
Monday, May 20, 2019 by David Griffiths, Senior Product Marketing and Strategy Manager of Adjuno, outlines why packaging efficiency isn't a nice-to-have, it's an essential. And to manage this area...

P&G to expand sustainable packaging efforts in Aerial, Pampers and Herbal Essences brands
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 by Consumer goods multinational P&G has announced it will expand its sustainable packaging programme across all its major brands, by Thomas Parker

Waste crime in UK is being run by ‘mafia’, says Environment Agency chief
Monday, April 29, 2019 by Environment Agency chairwoman Emma Howard Boyd spoke about the issue with waste crime in the UK and its links to modern slavery, as well as the agency's work in reducing...

Retailers Blacks and Millets remove millions of plastic bags from stores nationwide in sustainability commitment
Monday, April 08, 2019 by Leading outdoors retailers, Blacks and Millets have introduced 100% recyclable paper carrier bags across stores nationwide in a bid to become more environmentally friendly and sustainable.

Don’t just eat it – compleat it! How to use up every edible bit of our food.
Monday, March 25, 2019 by Don’t just eat it – compleat it! How to use up every edible bit of our food.


A Wave of Tweets Turns the Tide to Stop Ocean Plastic
Friday, March 22, 2019 by Over 20,000 Responses Roll In; SC Johnson to Open 9th Collection Center in Bali

The Cleaning Industry Plastics Pledge
Monday, March 11, 2019 by The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (, the CSSA (representing contract cleaners) and WAMITAB (developing qualifications for those working in waste management...

A Plastic Planet's response to Morrison's paper bag trial
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by Sian Sutherland, A Plastic Planet co-founder, responds to Morrison's new trial

Closing the recycling cycle for PET trays
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by After the successful completion of the pilot project, PACCOR and Veolia are preparing to implement PET recycling trays on an industrial scale

Waitrose & partners hits target to remove black plastic from hundreds of products
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by Over 1,300 tonnes of black plastic was removed in 2018

Dassault Systèmes Completes IQMS Acquisition
Monday, January 14, 2019 by Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE platform to become the business operations platform for small and midsized manufacturers seeking digital transformation in today’s Industry Renaissance

Investors Back Grass Paper: Recycled Paper Alternative Shows Promise for Good Returns
Thursday, January 10, 2019 by Scheufelen increases its capital base to scale up production for food packaging

Dow Announces New Actions to Support Global Efforts on Plastic Waste
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by Dow joins Circulate Capital and the Ocean Conservancy with investments to keep plastic waste out of the environment

Nestlé Waters North America Signs Agreement with Recycled PET Supplier CarbonLITE
Thursday, December 06, 2018 by Nestlé Waters North America announced today that it has signed a significant agreement with recycled PET plastic (rPET) supplier CarbonLITE, and that CarbonLITE will expand...

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