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29 Jun
Viridor, Faerch Plast, and retail giants to recycle black plastic
Category: Industry News
Viridor has teamed with Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and food packaging manufacturer Faerch Plast to put recycled black plastic into new food grade packaging. The pro...
20 Jun
McDonald’s plans to phase out plastic straws across the UK
Category: Industry News
Fast food giant McDonald’s has become the latest big foodservice name to outlaw plastic straws at its UK outlets. The restaurant chain will replace plastic straws with paper one...
14 Jun
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A perfect example of gross overpackaging!
Category: Action Point News, Industry News
Many mail order companies are still over-packaging items being delivered to customers, resulting in wasted materials and resources as they send out “big boxes of nothing”. These...
06 Jun
Waitrose creates punnets using dried tomato leaves
Category: Industry News
Waitrose is experimenting with a new form of non-plastic punnet which uses tomato leaves to help package tomatoes. The packaging is created in a complex process using the latest...
25 May
Cornetto rolls out new logo and packaging to look more “natural”
Category: Industry News
The Italian ice-cream brand, which turns 60 next year, has launched a “simplified” new look created by Design Bridge that aims to appear “younger and fresher”. Design Bridge has...
16 May
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Actionpoint Warehouse Drone Footage
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Take a look at one of our warehouse & offices from the air!
14 May
European Commission proposes taxing non-recycled plastic packaging waste after Brexit
Category: Industry News
The European Commission has announced plans to tax non-recycled plastic packaging waste in the new EU budget, following Britain’s exit next. It has suggested European Union nati...
03 May
‘Only 10%’ of UK businesses considering packaging improvement
Category: Industry News
Around half of UK businesses have not prepared for a rise in e-commerce deliveries which might affect the condition of their products’ packaging.   Half the firms surveyed ...
20 Apr
UK to ban plastic straws and calls on Commonwealth to fight marine waste
Category: Industry News
The Government has announced the end to the sale of plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds at the start of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit. P...
11 Apr
Putting the eco in e-commerce
Category: Industry News
There are several challenges facing those providing packaging for the growing e-commerce market but Tony Corbin finds that many are rising to them and reaping rewards Last month...