The new environment secretary should look to rework the waste handling infrastructure before changing up ‘confusing' recycling labels, according to packaging experts.
With increasing media attention and consumer concern on packaging, avoidable plastic waste and a move towards a circular economy, a poll, conducted by Two Sides and international research agency Toluna, revealed a strong preference for paper & cardboard packaging amongst UK consumers.
Urgent action is required regarding mandatory recyclability labelling - responses needed by Friday 23 August.
A new survey reveals the stregnth of feeling over sustainability.
With the adoption of the Circular Economy Package in mid-2018 and the discussions related to the development of the soon to be adopted Single Use Plastics Directive, the recyclability of packaging has come to the forefront of public debate.
Cartonboard is not only one of the most sustainable packaging materials, it is also one of the best in communicating brand values. The European Carton Excellence Award is Europe's most prestigious Award for cartonboard packaging and entries are open!
There is potentially bad news on the horizon as the UK Government has recently launched four consultation processes, two of which could seriously damage the UK Folding Carton Industry.
Consumers’ perceptions of packaging have changed dramatically over the last two years prompting Pro Carton, the European association of carton and cartonboard manufacturers, to undertake a huge Europe-wide survey to understand exactly what consumers felt and how this is affecting their behaviour.
At this year's BPIF Cartons President's Lunch, which was attended by 100 senior executives from both carton converter and partner members, a fantastic £2,000 was raised for EACH, the East Anglian Children's Hospices.