In this week's weekly highlight video, we look at ice-free broccoli packaging, the public's desire for better recycling infrastructure and Coca-Cola's decision to use rPET for some of its drinks brands.
The European Tube Manufacturers Association (Etma) has announced the winners of its annual Tube of the Year competition, with each category showcasing innovations in design, weight and material reduction, and recyclability.
Iceland has partnered with Parkside to replace the LDPE bag for its frozen seafood range with a recyclable paper pouch, which features water-based coatings that reportedly break down during the re-pulping process.
As every government, agency and environmental group keeps telling us, food waste is a monumental problem. Globally, 1.3 billion tons of food is lost or wasted every year, or 30% of total production by most estimates. But maybe you did not realise that that is an amount equal to the weight of 217 million elephants, as a recent report from India revealed.
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