Nestlé And iQ Renew Soft Plastic Recycling Trial In NSW Central Coast

Nestlé and Australian recycler iQ Renew have announced the next steps in a trial which will see soft plastics collected through kerbside recycling and diverted from landfill. The trial will commence with 2,000 households on the NSW Central Coast, with plans to extend it to around 140,000 homes. With the vast majority…

European Recycling Markets Reel From Coronavirus

Concerns over the long-term impact of the coronavirus outbreak on key European recycling markets have recently escalated following the adoption of further containment measures across the continent. Mark Victory, recycling editor at ICIS, takes a look into the matter. Sources are particularly worried about limited volumes entering collection systems, logistic disruptions,…

Global Packaging Trends For 2019 And Beyond

Mintel has announced four trends impacting the global packaging industry in 2019 and beyond. The report can be accessed  here. Connected Packaging: Multiple technologies are enabling brands to connect physical packaging to the virtual world. Closing the Loop: Brands have an opportunity to differentiate and ride consumer awareness of recycling issues.…
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