UK retailer Iceland has announced that over 1 million plastic bottles have been recycled through reverse vending machines at its stores. Read more
The EFBW has called on European authorities to enhance the performance of collection and sorting systems for beverage containers. Read more
The president of the European Federation of Bottled Waters believes its target of collecting 90% of its PET bottles is “key” for the future of its category. Read more
Lucozade Ribena Suntory is to embark on a portfolio-wide redesign of its drinks bottles in the UK, with an eye towards improved recyclability. Read more
Recycling group Veolia and UK-based restaurant chain Leon have teamed up to trial a deposit-return scheme in the UK. Read more
An Estonian distiller has proffered a novel solution to the vast quantity of Christmas trees discarded every year – turn it into tonic water. Read more
Iceland claims that over 300,000 plastic bottles have been recycled through reverse vending machines located at its stores since it launched a reverse vending trial last year. Read more
Alpla and Texplast have intensified their PET recycling partnership by adding a new extrusion line at Texplast's Wolfen site in Germany. Read more
Danone has signed a three-year recycling partnership with Ecosurety that will see Ecosurety manage Danone's packaging waste recycling obligations in the UK. Read more
AB InBev will invest $250,000 in Closed Loop Fund projects to improve glass recycling capabilities, to make progress towards its 2025 sustainability goals. Read more
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