According to the results of a study carried out by the UNESCO Chair of Life Cycle and Climate Change in 2017, the end of the life cycle of reusable plastic […]
Wed 13/12/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Last Wednesday, the EU Parliament adopted its position on new EU-wide rules on packaging, to tackle constantly growing waste and boost reuse and recycling.
Tue 28/11/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
Discounter Aldi UK is trialling four new loose fruit and vegetable lines in a bid to reduce plastic waste. Starting 4 September, garlic, limes, lemons and oranges were introduced as […]
Wed 20/09/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
In Spain, 1.3 billion liters and kilos of food are lost every year.
Packaging innovation helps to improve the overall sustainability of food production and reduce waste by extending shelf life.
Tue 04/07/2023 by ARECO
Colombia has launched a Plastics Pact to tackle the environmental impacts of plastics and support international work developing a circular economy for plastics, making it the second Latin American country to do so.
Tue 07/03/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
On January 1, the Spanish law on single-use plastic came into force. This regulation applies to supermarkets, which must allocate 20% of their spaces to the sale of loose produce […]
Tue 10/01/2023 by Richard Wilkinson
After a U-turn by the French government about its ban on the use of plastic packaging for fruit and vegetables under one and a half kg adopted in January 2022, […]
Tue 27/12/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
UK retailer Sainsbury’s has announced it is to remove single-use plastic lids from its own range of products. For customers that prefer to use a lid on products at home, […]
Wed 14/12/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
UK-based climate action NGO Wrap is calling on more businesses to take immediate action on reducing their emissions, given the failure to deliver on the scale and pace of change […]
Tue 13/12/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
Researchers Dwi Umi Siswanti and Tiara Putri from Universitas Gadjah in Indonesia are using pineapple leaves as alternatives to plastics, particularly in disposable face masks. According to a 2020 report […]
Thu 11/08/2022 by Richard Wilkinson
Spain’s agrarian organisations Asaja, Coag and UPA and business associations Aecoc, Aces, Anged, Asedas, Fiab, Adelma, Stanpa and EsPlásticos have spoken out against the special tax on plastic containers, due […]
Wed 20/07/2022 by Richard Wilkinson