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Latest Plastics News

Aldi trials deposit return for drinks bottles in Scotland, ahead of national scheme

Aldi has begun trialling an in-store deposit return scheme for drinks containers in West Lothian, ahead of the introduction of a Scotland-wide scheme from July 2022.

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SC Johnson hits recycled plastic packaging target four years ahead of schedule

FMCG giant SC Johnson, which owns brands including Mr. Muscle and Ecover, has set new recycled plastics targets after surpassing an ambition to use 15% recycled content in packaging four years ahead of schedule.

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Ellen MacArthur Foundation: Plastic use by big businesses likely to peak in 2021

Big brands and retailers often criticised for their plastic packaging use are on course to reduce their virgin plastic use by one-fifth by 2025, according to a major new report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

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Recipe box brand Gousto trials edible, plastic-free packaging

Gousto is testing what it claims is the world's first edible stock cube wrapper in its recipe boxes, after finding an innovation partner that makes plastic-free packaging from plant-based materials.

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INSPIRATION & ADVICE

Business Leadership in the 2020s: The Climate Action Inspiration Sessions

Hosted during edie’s special Net-Zero Week of online content and events, the Business Leadership Inspiration Sessions offer up an afternoon of live, interactive webinar presentations and discussions – all dedicated to accelerating climate action in the 2020s.

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Net-Zero Resources & Waste: The Circular Economy Inspiration Sessions

Hosted during edie’s special Net-Zero Week of online content and events, the Circular Economy Inspiration Sessions offer up an afternoon of live, interactive webinar presentations and discussions – all dedicated to minimising waste and moving towards a regenerative economy.

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