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The Guardian
Feb 18, 2020

America's recycled plastic waste is clogging landfills, survey finds

America's recycled plastic waste is clogging landfills, survey finds ... producing so much throw-away plastic that ends up in the ocean or in incinerators.
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Sustainable Packaging Coalition
Feb 18, 2020

Announcing the finalists of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition's P...

The Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) launched the Protective Packaging Design Challenge in October 2019, partnering with Ubuntoo as a co-host partner,  Closed Loop Partners as an associate partner, and the Retail Innovation Center as an affiliate partner.
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Plastics Recycling Update
Feb 18, 2020

Attractive innovation: Magnets help on bottle recycling obstacle

based Magnomer, told Plastics Recycling Update his company completed the first phase of a pilot project involving labels company American Fuji ...
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Plastics Recycling Update
Feb 18, 2020

In the US, recycled-content bill advances in one state legislature

In the Evergreen State, advocacy group Zero Waste Washington hailed the House passage ... This bill is important because the cost of virgin plastic resin is so ... Public Utilities and the Washington Refuse and Recycling Association.
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Lifestyle Asia
Feb 18, 2020

London Fashion Week FW20: How designers are putting sustainability ...

From experimenting with recycled materials to filling up their stores with plastic bottles for a statement, scroll down to see how designers at London ...
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Evening Standard
Feb 18, 2020

Mother of Pearl founder Amy Powney on her new sustainability platform

The Mother of Pearl founder and creative director talks to us about the future of the creative industry, fashion's impact on climate change and her new ...
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Hydrogen Fuel News
Feb 18, 2020

Precious Plastic open source recycling project takes a new perspect...

Around the world, over 400 projects have downloaded the free open source Precious Plastic recycling system. The online download taught them how ...
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Feb 18, 2020

QC enforces ban on single-use plastic in hotels, restos

QC enforces ban on single-use plastic in hotels, restos ... In addition to plastic blocking waterways in Metro Manila, the country has been tagged ... sustainable because of the immense volume of oil and energy used to recycle them.
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Bio Market Insights
Feb 18, 2020

Take Five: Bio-based businesses aiming to stimulate positive enviro...

Recycled materials are key elements in a circular economy. However, increasing the use of recycled materials whilst ensuring that we keep these ...
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The New Yorker
Feb 18, 2020

The Day the Music Became Carbon-Neutral

Most major festivals now have sustainability initiatives in place; Glastonbury recently banned single-use plastic bottles and allows only compostable or ...
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Fast Company
Feb 18, 2020

This edible blob filled with water means you don't need a plastic b...

The company's name, Notpla, stands for not plastic but is also a dig at PLA, a corn-based plastic that acts like regular plastic if it ends up in the ocean ...
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Dairy Reporter
Feb 18, 2020

Volpak at Interpack to promote sustainability and efficiency in pou...

Volpak, a Coesia company that designs and manufactures pouching machines and solutions, will participate at the Interpack trade fair, May 7-13, ...
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Packaging News
Feb 17, 2020

Britvic finance agreement linked to sustainability targets

Soft drinks giant Britvic has agreed its first sustainability-linked credit facility, allowing it to borrow up to £400m over the next five years.
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Czech Radio
Feb 17, 2020

Czech scientists developing revolutionary microwavable, smart biopl...

Czech scientists have invented a new kind of bioplastic which they say decomposes remarkably fast– and is highly resistant to heat. Researchers from Tomáš Baťa University in Zlín say the product could be brought to market within two years. It could represent a significant advance in global efforts to eventually replace single-use plastic waste.
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Business Standard
Feb 17, 2020

Delhi's IGI Airport becomes single-use plastic free airport

The Confederation of Indian Industry-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CII-ITC CESD) that supports the business community towards achieving sustainability has certified DIAL for its successful voluntary implementation of single-use plastic-free airport measures within IGI Airport's operations.
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Fast Company
Feb 17, 2020

Ditch your kids' garish plastic plates for these eco-friendly alter...

Meet Miniware, the eco-friendly (and sharply designed) alternative to plastic cups and dishes.
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Packaging Gateway
Feb 17, 2020

Emsur joins CEFLEX for flexible packaging circularity

As part of the commitment, Emsur has planned to provide packaging solutions developed from natural resources to help reduce environmental impact.
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Feb 17, 2020

EuPC co-hosting sustainable packaging seminar

European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and FoodDrinkEurope invite Europe’s packaging industry players to a joint seminar on how to ensure the sustainability of food contact plastic materials and articles, whilst maintaining safety for consumers.
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Feb 17, 2020

FSM bans single-use styrofoam containers and plastic shopping bags.

The Federated States of Micronesia has announced a ban on the importation of single-use styrofoam containers and plastic shopping bags.
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The Verge
Feb 17, 2020

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

Grants will be issued this summer.
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The Jerusalem Post
Feb 17, 2020

Meet the Israeli innovation that can put an end to plastic packaging

Rather than producing single-use trays from plastic and aluminum, W-Cycle's patented "SupraPulp" packaging product is based on sugarcane pulp, known as bagasse.
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British Plastics and Rubber
Feb 17, 2020

New website launched for RecoMed PVC takeback scheme

RecoMed, the PVC takeback scheme for single-use medical devices, has launched its new website in response to rising interest from the healthcare sector in reducing and recycling plastic waste.
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Bio Market Insights
Feb 17, 2020

P&G brands Pantene and Ariel aim to drive circular supply chain wit...

Consumer goods giant P&G is aiming to drive the circular economy for recycled plastic in Europe through the use of circular resin its hair care packaging and its Ariel Liquid detergents bottles.
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ABC News
Feb 17, 2020

Plan to give plastic shredding machine to 'every single island' in ...

More than 25 years ago, Louise Hardman made a vow to do everything she could to rid the ocean of plastic. Now, her Plastic Collective has been granted $2.49 million to extend work she's already done in the waste recycling field.
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Recycling Today
Feb 17, 2020

Plastics announces 2020 Re|focus Sustainability Innovation Awards w...

Three winners were selected for these awards. Winners of the Leadership in Innovation Award and the People’s Choice Award will be announced at Re|focus in May.
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Emirates News Agency
Feb 17, 2020

Region's first plant-based water bottle launched

The newly-launched water bottle serves a growing consumer move towards sustainability, as it is biodegradable and compostable, within 80 days.
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The Drinks Business
Feb 17, 2020

Ruinart announces new 'second skin' eco-packaging

Champagne Ruinart has announced new eco-packaging across its range that is plastic-free, 100% recyclable and nine-times lighter than before.
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Feb 17, 2020

Study reveals compostables biodegrade ‘quickly enough’ in Dutch com...

A new study has revealed that compostable plastics biodegrade sufficiently quickly in Dutch composting facilities, though conventional plastics remain a problem.
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Daily Mail
Feb 17, 2020

The 20 best eco-friendly travel products

From luggage, sunglasses and swimwear made with recycled fishing nets or plastic bottles, to reef-friendly sunscreen, deet-free mosquito repellent, and car-tyre flip-flops – we've compiled a guide to the best eco-friendly holiday essentials.
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Food Navigator
Feb 17, 2020

The FoodTech 500: The ‘world’s first’ definitive list of AgriFoodTe...

The 500 most ‘inspirational’ entrepreneurs in the AgriFoodTech sector using tech to transform the future of food have been published by Forward Fooding.

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