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‘Historic’ UN Resolution Aims to End Global Plastic Pollution

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In what’s being hailed as an historic moment in the fight against plastic waste, the United Nations has adopted a resolution that will hold...

Plastic Wrap Creates More Food Waste, Study Finds

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Purchasing fruits and vegetables packaged in plastic wrap creates two problems for the environment: more plastic and more food waste, according to new research....

We’ve Already Made Way Too Much Plastic, New Research Finds

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There’s too much plastic on the planet, says a new study released by the Stockholm Resilience Centre, and urgent action is needed to prevent...

U.S. Crowned The Biggest Plastic Polluter In The World

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A new report has revealed the U.S. is the biggest contributor to plastic waste globally. It is producing more than all European Union countries...

Don’t launch a brand unless it’s planet positive, advises SBC

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Following the launch of the Planet Positive Beauty Guide at COP26, members of the Sustainable Beauty Coalition’s (SBC) steering committee joined Kathleen Baird Murray,...

WRAP: 63% of Brits want immediate climate action

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With COP26 in full swing, sustainability charity WRAP has released the results of a new survey canvassing the public on climate change, finding that...

Cytoplan makes switch to plastic-free

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In a move designed to reduce the plastic pollution produced by the healthcare industry, supplements brand Cytoplan has switched to plastic-free packaging. Its new biodegradable...

Tesco and Loop team for reusable packaging trial

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Tesco has partnered with global reusable packaging platform Loop to enable customers to buy a limited range of food, drink, household and beauty products...

Back to bar: a sustainable future for personal care

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This November, dignitaries from around the world are heading to Glasgow for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), to agree on a sustainable...

Global cosmetics consortium launches for environmental impact assessment

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Henkel, L’Oréal, LVMH, Natura & Co and Unilever have announced the launch of a global consortium to develop an industry-wide environmental impact assessment and...

H&B VMS packaging to get sustainability overhaul

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Holland & Barrett (H&B) has outlined plans to reduce the size and weight of its own-brand plastic vitamin bottles as part of its commitment...

Del Monte Foods Trials Plant-Based Packaging In Sustainability Drive

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Food production giant, Del Monte Foods has unveiled plans to produce two new plant-based plastic packaging alternatives. This is part of an eco-drive highlighted...

Recycle at Boots scheme rolled out to 700 stores

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Following a 50-store trial, the Recycle at Boots scheme has been expanded to a further 650 stores in the UK to encourage customers to...

CMA publishes Green Claims Code to tackle greenwashing in the UK

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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published its Green Claims Code to help businesses understand how to communicate their green credentials while ensuring...

Swiss retail giant produces PET bottle made from carbon emissions

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Using technology developed by LanzaTech, Switzerland’s largest retail company Migros has produced what is claimed to be the world’s first bottle with PET made...

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