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The UK's leading retailer Tesco has announced it will start collecting previously unrecyclable plastics to be recycled in ten of its stores. Packaging Europe spoke to trial partner Recycling Technologies about the project. Read more

Yesterday, in its home of Copenhagen, the Carlsberg Group unveiled a new ground-breaking packaging innovation as part of its ongoing sustainability pledge, Together Towards Zero. Read more

Tesco is the first supermarket in the UK to offer canned water in its portfolio. The brand CanO Water, started two years ago in London, has been stocked in 700 Tesco stores from 30th July. Read more

Faerch Plast UK Ltd has joined forces with three major retailers, Marks and Spencer, Tesco and Sainsbury’s, as well as recycling and waste management giant, Viridor, to put recycled black plastic into new food grade packaging. Read more

Tesco has announced its ambitions for a closed loop system across its UK operations. Read more

Tesco is to remove ‘Best Before’ consumption guidance dates off nearly 70 fruit and vegetable lines in a move to help reduce food waste and to prevent perfectly edible food from being thrown away. Read more

The UK-based flexible packaging manufacturer, Skymark, has developed a range of packs with significantly reduced weight for use in Tesco’s range of baby wipes. Read more

Tesco, Coca Cola, M&S, Co-op, Innocent, TerraCycle, and Thorntons are just some of the major names taking to the stage as part of Packaging Innovations, Label&Print and Empack 2018’s extensive two-day seminar programme. Read more

The UK’s leading frozen food specialist announced that it aims to eliminate plastic packaging by 2023. Iceland’s head of packaging Ian Schofield spoke to Tim Sykes about the implications. Read more

Tesco has announced that from 28 August single use carrier bags will be replaced by a new ‘Bag for Life’ made from 94% recycled plastic. The new bag will be priced at 10p and sales of the bag will fund community projects across Britain. Read more

Amid ongoing growth in flexible packaging market share, Dr Helene Roberts, marketing and innovation director at LINPAC, pitches the case for rigid plastics to Tim Sykes Read more

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