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Tesco calls for recycling reform as it strives for 100% closed-loop packaging


Supermarket giant Tesco has strengthened its ambitions to make all its packaging across its UK operations closed-loop and is now calling on the Government to support the chain's aim by reforming the nation's recycling infrastructure.

Iceland becomes first supermarket to trial in-store deposit-return system


Frozen food retailer Iceland has become the UK's first supermarket to trial an in-store deposit-return scheme in support of the Government's recently announced intention to launch a nationwide rollout of the scheme.

Princes commits to make bottles with 50% recycled plastic


Consumer goods giant Princes has pledged to increase the proportion of post-consumer recycled (PCR) content in its plastic soft drink and oil bottles to more than 50% within four months, as part of an ongoing goal of using 100% PCR plastic in all its packaging.

Colder washes can quadruple life of clothes, claims P&G


Procter & Gamble (P&G) has claimed that consumers could quadruple the longevity of their clothes and deliver huge carbon and water savings by switching to colder and quicker wash cycles.

Iceland among first adopters of new plastic-free labelling


Frozen giant Iceland will adopt a new "plastic free" mark designed to help consumers make informed choices on plastic packaging.
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