1:50 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
Aptar named by Le Point one of the most responsible companies in France for 2023
Each year, the French magazine LePoint publishes, in partnership of Statista, the ranking of the most virtuous French companies in terms of ESG (environment, social, governance). Aptar is again named among the 250 most responsible companies in France and ranked in the top 10 of ...
1:80 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
Amcor announces deal with ExxonMobil: Drives progress on advanced recycling materials for food and healthcare markets
Amcor has announced a five-year deal with ExxonMobil to purchase certified-circular polyethylene material in support of its target to achieve 30% recycled material across its portfolio by 2030. The volume of material will increase incrementally each year, and is expected to reach ...
1:41 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
Biffa report: 16,000 new jobs in £18bn UK waste net-zero transformation
A new report by leading sustainable waste and recycling firm Biffa reveals a once-in-a-generation opportunity for the UK to make an £18 billion investment in dozens of new onshore recycling and energy facilities that will deliver the country’s ambitions for a net zero, circular ...
Coveris launches ReCover
Fully in line with its award-winning No Waste vision, Coveris is now introducing a new business segment named ‘ReCover’, bundling all efforts in waste sourcing, processing, and recycling to close the loop for circular plastic recycling.
Dubai Chamber of Commerce launches Bottled Water Business Group and Circular Packaging Association
As part of its efforts to enhance the private sector’s contributions to the emirate’s economy, The Dubai Chamber of Commerce, one of three chambers operating under Dubai Chambers, announced the establishment of two new business groups: The Bottled Water Business Group and the ...
7:30 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
WRAP publishes annual updates of its voluntary agreements for the food, plastics and textiles sectors
The publication comes with a stark warning that while the UK is making some progress in tackling key environmental issues, a lot more collaboration and action is needed from businesses to achieve the level of change required, and to keep climate goals within reach.
UNESDA releases statement on the publication of the revision of the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation
UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe takes note of the European Commission’s publication of the revision of the EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR). Their sector is fully committed to the objective of accelerating the transition to a circular economy, which is why they have set ...
New packaging rules
EU Comission - European Green Deal: Putting an end to wasteful packaging, boosting reuse and recycling
The Commission is proposing new EU-wide rules on packaging, to tackle this constantly growing source of waste and of consumer frustration. On average, each European generates almost 180 kg of packaging waste per year. Packaging is one of the main users of virgin materials as 40% ...