Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Princes to produce bottles from over 50% recycled plastic

Princes to produce bottles from over 50% recycled plastic

Princes has declared that the bottles it produces across its soft drinks and oil ranges will be made with over 50% recycled plastic. The food...
European bottled water industry makes recyclability pledge

European bottled water industry makes recyclability pledge

The European Federation of Bottled Waters (EFBW) has pledged to increase the collection of PET bottles and up the overall use of recycled PET....
Researchers discover ‘infinitely’ recyclable polymer

Researchers discover ‘infinitely’ recyclable polymer

Colorado State University chemists have taken another step toward waste-free, sustainable materials that could one day compete with conventional plastics. Led by Eugene Chen, professor...
Scientists accidentally discover plastic-eating enzyme

Scientists accidentally discover plastic-eating enzyme

Scientists have engineered an enzyme which can digest some of our most commonly polluting plastics, providing a potential solution to one of the world’s...
European bottled water industry makes recyclability pledge

2 Sisters leads by example with plastic recycling strategy

2 Sister Food Group is attempting to lead the food processing sector by example after launching a wide-ranging initiative to recycle more plastics across...
Unilever developing breakthrough food packaging technology

Unilever developing breakthrough food packaging technology

Unilever is pioneering breakthrough food packaging technology through a new partnership with start-up Ioniqa and PET resin producer Indorama Ventures. Ioniqa has developed a proprietary...
Aldi throws weight behind WRAP’s plastic initiative

Aldi throws weight behind WRAP’s plastic initiative

Supermarket Aldi has thrown its weight behind WRAP’s new cross-sector initiative to transform the UK plastics system and tackle plastic pollution. The initiative aligns with...
Transparency initiative launched to boost ship recycling practices

Transparency initiative launched to boost ship recycling practices

Forum for the Future and the Sustainable Shipping Initiative have launched the Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative in a bid to boost responsible ship recycling...
Plastic recycling overestimated in UK

Plastic recycling overestimated in UK

The level of plastic packaging waste recycled in the UK is “consistently” overestimated, according to a new report from Eunomia. Official statistics say that in...
Mothercare closes loop on baby clothes with redistribution scheme

Mothercare closes loop on baby clothes with redistribution scheme

Baby and materiality retailer, Mothercare, has partnered with charity Hubbub in a bid to redistribute 65,000 items of baby clothing to thousands of families...

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Heatwave sparks wind drought, solar boost in Europe

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Minesto completes initial commissioning trials of marine energy kite

Minesto completes initial commissioning trials of marine energy kite

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Energy storage breakthrough could charge EV in seconds

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A new type of energy storage system could revolutionise energy storage and drop the charging time of electric cars from hours to seconds. In a...