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UK shoppers used 8.3 billion thin-gauge bags in 2013: WRAP study
By PKBR Staff Writer
Usage of thin-gauge (single-use) bags by the UK shoppers had increased by 3.2% to 8.3 billion in 2013, compared to 8.1 billion bags used in 2012, according to the data collated by Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP).
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FIFA World Cup 2014 may boost sales of aluminum beverage cans: Novelis
By PKBR Staff Writer
The FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil is expected to boost sales of aluminum beverage cans by 35% to cross two billion mark, as compared to last year’s figures, according to rolled aluminum and beverage can recycler Novelis.
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SeaWorld uses Coca-Cola technology to develop refillable plastic cup
By PKBR Staff Writer
SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, a theme park and entertainment firm, has used Coca-Cola’s PlantBottle packaging technology to develop the first refillable plastic cup.
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Packaging firms form new group to enforce recovery and recycling of paper cups
By PKBR Staff Writer
Packaging firms around the world have formed a new group to develop collection and recycling opportunities for paper cups and identify solution to transform used paper cups into a valuable source sustainably.
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M&S and Sainsbury’s consortium to launch plastic food tray recycling trial
By PKBR Staff Writer
Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Sainsbury’s-led consortium, comprising organizations from the UK’s packaging, retail and recycling industries plans to launch an in-market trial program to increase the recycling of plastic food trays.
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Beverage cartons recycling increases by 3% in Europe: ACE
By PKBR Staff Writer
The recycling of beverage cartons in Europe has reached 42% in 2013, according to new data provided by the Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment (ACE).
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EcoCortec to take part in sustainable marine clean project
By PKBR Staff Writer
Biodegradable packaging manufacturer EcoCortec is set to participate in an international Marine Clean Project, 'Marine debris removal preventing further litter entry', which aims to prevent hazardous environmental impact of conventional plastic materials discarded at sea.
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Defra provides funding for aluminum recycling research
By PKBR Staff Writer
The UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has provided funding for a consortium to improve recycling and the remanufacture of aluminum.
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UK government excludes small retailers from plastic bag charge scheme in England
By PKBR Staff Writer
The UK government has excluded small retailers from the proposed 5p carrier bag charge, which will come into force in England in October 2015.
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Consolidated Container buys Envision Plastics and Ecoplast
By PKBR Staff Writer
Consolidated Container (CCC), an investment arm of Bain Capital in the plastic packaging sector, has acquired plastic recycling companies Envision Plastics and Ecoplast from their founders Massoud Rad and Parham Yedidsion.
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Portland committee approves ban on foam packaging
By PKBR Staff Writer
The Portland City Council has voted in a bid to ban the usage of foam packaging in stores as well as restaurants so as to cut down trash that is polluting waterways.
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Novelis commences production at new aluminum recycling center in Germany
By PKBR Staff Writer
Novelis, a subsidiary of India-based Aditya Birla Group, has cast the first production-sized ingot at its €200m aluminum recycling and casting center in Nachterstedt, Germany.
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Tri-Star to distribute recyclable beverage cup holder in UK
By PKBR Staff Writer
Food packaging supplier Tri-Star Packaging has been selected as the UK distributor of Handle-it, a new cup holder developed by packaging designer Alison Bateman.
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Amut to supply processing equipment for bottle recycling facility in US
By PKBR Staff Writer
Canada-based Amut will supply primary processing equipment for installation at CarbonLITE Recycling's new bottle recycling facility in Abilene, Texas, US, as part of a contract.
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Scotland approves new law to charge for single-use carrier bags
By PKBR Staff Writer
The Scottish parliament has approved a new law, which will allow retailers to charge for single-use carrier bags, a move to cut down plastic waste.
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