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RECOUP launches new Refill Packaging Case Studies on World Refill Day

RECOUP launches new Refill Packaging Case Studies on World Refill Day

In support of World Refill Day on 16th June, RECOUP, a charity focused on plastics resource efficiency and recycling, has released a new case study exploring the rise of refill products and their packaging. While bulk refill purchases have traditionally been used for commercial purposes, the growing concern over the environmental impact of packaging has...

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Food producers and retailers seek delay for (EPR) recycling reforms

Food producers and retailers seek delay for (EPR) recycling reforms

Several retailers and food manufacturers in the UK are requesting for a delay in the Government’s recycling reforms set to take effect next year. According to The Guardian, bosses have used the recent Downing Street crisis talks to ask ministers to pause the launch of the UK packaging Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) scheme. Starting in...

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Absolut Vodka begins initial trial of paper-based bottles

Absolut Vodka begins initial trial of paper-based bottles

Consumers will be able to recycle the bottles along with paper in their home recycling bins. Absolut Vodka, a global spirits company, is now testing its first-ever single-mould paper-based bottles in the UK for three months. The 500ml-sized single-mould paper bottles will be available in Tesco’s 22 stores in the Greater Manchester area at a...