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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 16 November 2018

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 15:06

Week ending 16 November 2018 All prices are in sterling 16-Nov-18 09-Nov-18 19-Oct-18 17-Nov-17 Aluminium £117.59 £87.50 £70.00 £6.50 Glass Other £22.50 £22.50 £17.50 £11.50 Glass Remelt £30.45 £30.45 £17.50 £12.00 Paper £22.44 £27.29 £16.53 £2.00 Plastic £75.62 £75.14 £70.32 £36.02 Recovery £1.03 £0.50 £0.65 £0.30 Steel £24.20 £25.48 £16.50 £1.80 Wood £66.42 £71.00 £70.00 ...

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Three firms sign up to recycling scheme

Fri, 14/12/2018 - 10:42

Three packaging and print companies have signed up to the Packaging 2 Recycling scheme.

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Top designers call for health codes, not health warnings

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 16:32

Health Codes using QR code technology should replace Health Warnings on packaging, a new report has found.

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Ecosurety to manage Danone’s UK PRN’s to invest in recycling

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 16:29

Danone has announced a new partnership with Ecosurety to manage its packaging recycling.

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Automated Packaging Systems film encourages responsible recycling

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 16:14

Automated Packaging Systems has launched a short film highlighting its commitment to ensuring its materials are recycled responsibly.

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Fabcon wins Barclays Entrepreneurs Awards gong

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 11:52

Fabcon Food Systems has won the regional International Expansion of the Year category at the Barclays Entrepreneurs Awards.

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Antalis urges retailers to limit touchpoints and stock ‘returns-ready’ packaging

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 10:35

Antalis Packaging is urging retailers to limit the touchpoints packages go through and ensure packs are ‘returns-ready’ this Christmas.

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Food tech firm develops food waste reducing packaging film

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 09:01

A UK food tech company has created a film solution which “prolongs the life of fresh fruit and veg and significantly reduces food waste.”

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West Midlands mayor visits Kite Packaging

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 08:52

Employee-owned business Kite Packaging welcomed West Midlands mayor Andy Street to its regional distribution centre in Coventry this week.

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Which? blasts Christmas chocolate editions for excessive packaging weight

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 16:15

Chocolate brands have been criticised by Which? for using heavy packaging on Christmas packs – sometimes almost half the total weight.

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 9 November 2018

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 14:04

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange.

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Aldi introduces 100% recyclable pizza discs

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 11:21

Aldi has introduced what it says is fully recyclable pizza discs across its entire range in a bid to reduce plastic waste.

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Adents solution helps French pharma firm comply with FMD

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 08:35

Adents’ Prodigi cloud solution has helped enable Cristers to exchange serialisation data with supply chain partners.

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Tetra Pak to highlight its digitalisation offering with Swedish tech firms

Wed, 12/12/2018 - 08:01

Tetra Pak will be showcasing its products that work with leading Swedish technology companies at Hannover Messe 2019.

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Cadbury fails to enhance its purple colour trademark

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 16:53

Cadbury has failed in its attempt to alter its purple colour trade mark to further guard its corporate colour.

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Johnson & Johnson adopts standardised labelling scheme

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 10:58

Johnson & Johnson has adopted the How2Recycle standardised labelling system.

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New paper straw manufacturer starts production in South East

Tue, 11/12/2018 - 06:03

Paper Straws London has announced it has started production of its first batch of paper straws.

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Crown keeps check on increasing demand for single-serve packs

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 15:13

EU demographic trends are continuing to help drive the popularity of single-serve packs across the food sector.

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Packaging Innovations 2019 | New partnership with Industrial Pack

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 13:58

Industrial Pack, the UK’s only dedicated show for industrial, transit and protective packaging, is set to make its debut at the Birmingham show.

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Walkers launches first nationwide recycling scheme for crisp packets

Mon, 10/12/2018 - 11:15

The first nationwide recycling scheme for crisp packets has been launched today by Walkers and TerraCycle.

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