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Three out of four Finnish youths aged 15 to 29 told researchers that they would choose food packaged in cartonboard packaging over plastic packaging.
One million plastic water bottles have been saved from entering landfill as part of the UK Network Rail's free drinking water initiative.
Coca-Cola European Partners plans to sell three of its beverage brands in bottles made from 100% recycled plastic as part of its plastic packaging goal.
UK “must transform non-drinks packaging”
If a Deposit Return Scheme, the collection and recycling of non-drinks packaging would need to be transformed to meet future circular economy goals, according to the Deposit Return Schemes in Action case study.
LyondellBasell and Neste produce bio-based plastic for f ood packaging
LyondellBasell and Neste have produced several thousand tonnes of bio-based polypropylene and low-density polyethylene at commercial scale.
Nine consumer goods and packaging companies have aligned to form a new recycling initiative called Packaging Recycling Organization Vietnam.
Health Canada proposes new vaping products labelling regulations
Health Canada has launched public consultations into proposed regulations for the labelling and packaging requirements of vaping products.
Deposit Return Scheme could bring UK charities £1bn windfall
A new survey by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) found that, of the 2,000 people surveyed, 20% would donate the deposits they'd paid on drinks cans and bottles to charity all of the time if using a UK-wide deposit return scheme. Along with further respondents that would donate less frequently, the analysis by CPRE found that the donations could bring in more than £1bn to UK charities.