In a bid to reduce the UK’s plastic use, the government will introduce controls on the use of plastic straws and plastic drink stirrers from 2020.
SodaStream has today unveiled its latest video campaign, “Say Goodbye”, featuring Game Of Thrones actors, calling on people to drop single-use plastic bottles in favour of reusable.
Agr International has created a new division focused on assisting PET bottle self-manufacturers optimise their production operations.
The packaging industry must keep an open mind and invest in sustainable ways to reduce materials waste, but it will be an ongoing process – says an industry spokesperson.
SIG is the first in the industry to offer a market-ready alternative to plastic straws, announcing today that a paper straw solution will be delivered to first customers in the first quarter of 2019.
Last year, Ultimate Packaging began working with International Procurement and Logistics (IPL), to help Asda supermarket deliver on its pledge to reduce plastic by 10%.
Contract manufacturer SternMaid has upgraded the equipment at its Wittenburg’s Plant 2 with a new powder blender.