Tag Archives: Packaging Waste

McDonald’s reached Certified Fibre milestone for packaging in Europe

MCDONALD'S has announced that as of October 2015, all centrally-sourced packaging that is distributed across its 38 European markets is chain-of-custody certified, with wood fibre coming from recycled sources or forests certified to one of two globally recognised standards for responsible forest management: Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standard or a Programme for Endorsement of Forest…
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New scheme aims to get businesses recycling

A NEW recycling scheme has been launched in London, which aims to offer businesses in London and the South East an effective drinks can recycling scheme.                           Every Can Counts the drinks can recycling programme, has teamed up with waste management company, Greenaway…
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Retail sector losing over £6bn through supply chain waste

NEW RESEARCH from WRAP reveals that the UK grocery retail sector could be losing as much as £6.9bn as a result of food and packaging waste in the supply chain.   The new figures show that an estimated 7% of the value of food and drink sales to households, money which could be used to…
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New York mayor rolls out food composting plans

MICHAEL BLOOMBERG, Mayor of New York, has announced plans to roll out a new food waste composting scheme, aiming to divert up to 10% of the 1 million tonnes of food waste produced in the city every year.   It has been revealed the city has hired a composting plant and pilot tests of the…
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