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Iceland Rolls Out New 100% Recyclable, Plastic-Free Paper Packaging

Luana Steffen
British supermarket chain Iceland, which operates nearly 1,000 branches across the UK, is trialing a new kind of packaging for seven items in its stores in a bid to cut down on plastic use drastically....
Nature Sustainability

Reusable Take-Away Packaging Made From Cocoa Bean Shells

Luana Steffen
London-based design firm PriestmanGoode, which specializes in travel and transport design, has developed an incentive-based food-delivery system called Zero. The scheme encourages consumers to use and return bioplastic food containers to takeaway restaurants. PriestmanGoode aims...
Sustainability World News

New Asda Sustainability Grocery Store Opens In The UK

Andrea D. Steffen
Middleton, Leeds, in the UK has been graced with a brand-new Asda sustainability store. It’s loaded with refill stations for household essentials such as cereal, coffee, tea, shampoo, laundry detergent, as well as loose and...
Science Sustainability

New Bioplastic Made From Fatty Waste Degrades In One Year

Luana Steffen
Traditional plastics are made from non-renewable petroleum and take centuries to degrade. German scientists have developed a new plastic alternative that should break down within 12 months. The scientists at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Production...
Sustainability

Pringles Tests Out New Recycled Paper Can Design In The UK

Luana Steffen
Pringles is testing out a new can made of recycled paper in the United Kingdom. On September 9th, Kellogg’s owned Pringles brand launched the new design at three Tesco grocery stores in England. The test...
Sustainability

Top Brands Are Replacing Plastic With Paperboard

Luana Steffen
Plastic waste is a massive problem for us and our planet, with over 8 million metric tons entering our oceans each year. The COVID-19 pandemic has only intensified the situation even more, as people go...
Innovation Sustainability

In 2021, Johnnie Walker Will Be Packaged In Paper Bottles

Andrea D. Steffen
Johnnie Walker’s parent company Diageo – whose brand portfolio also includes Guinness and Smirnoff – has paired up with venture management firm Pilot Lite to kick off a new sustainable packaging company called Pulpex Limited....
Sustainability World News

Tesco & Loop Launch Refillable Containers Scheme For 150 Popular Products

Andrea D. Steffen
Humanity’s addiction to single-use packaging has consequences. People are getting sick from how they burn the plastic in landfills, and animals are dying. Today, it’s hard to imagine a world without single-use plastic, but before...
Sustainability

New Processes Turn Dairy Waste Into Bioplastics And Fertilizers

Andrea D. Steffen
Dairies produce a significant amount of waste (milk residue and wastewater) when cleaning and processing. About 2.5 liters of waste is generated per liter of milk produced. To top it off, dairy is the second-largest...
Sustainability

New Toothpaste Paper Tube Made of 50% Less Plastic

Luana Steffen
Toppan, a Japanese global printing company, has developed a paper tube-pouch that’s made of 50% less plastic than the existing laminated tubes for products such as toothpaste. The company also reviewed the plastic part of...