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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...

56% of shoppers concerned about environmental impact of food packaging

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Last week’s Organic Fresh Produce Forum, run by Soil Association Certification, has highlighted increasing consumer concern about the eco credentials of organic product packaging. Online...

Whales and dolphins: ‘allies in the fight against climate change’

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A new study by environmental charity Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC) reveals that between 1997 and 2021, the number of whale and dolphin species...

India launches Asia’s first Plastics Pact

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India has become the latest country to join WRAP’s Plastics Pact – the first nation in Asia – in a bid to reduce the...

Reverse vending machines proposed for EU plastic bottles

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A new European Citizen’s Initiative is calling for supermarket chains to install ‘reverse vending machines’ to facilitate an EU-wide plastic bottle deposit return scheme. The...

Bulldog teams with First Mile for recycling scheme

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Bulldog Skincare has announced a new recycling scheme, launched in partnership with First Mile, to help consumers ‘navigate the complex recycling environment’. The scheme enables...

Industrially Compostable Packaging Leader Vegware To Expand Across North America After Novolex Acquisition

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Vegware, a British biobased industrially compostable food packaging company, has been acquired by American packaging firm Novolex. While it will be joining Novelex’s sustainable...

Report: Half of ‘Green’ Claims on Plastic Products and Packaging Are Misleading

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Nearly half of all "green" claims on plastic and packaging products are misleading, unreliable, or irrelevant, a new study finds. Green Queen - Read More The...

Unilever Is Expanding Its Refill and Reuse Program to Reduce Plastic Waste

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Unilever will expand its refill and reuse program across the UK in an effort to reduce plastic waste inherent in the consumer goods industry. Green...