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Three out of four Finnish youths aged 15 to 29 told researchers that they would choose food packaged in cartonboard packaging over plastic packaging.

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One million plastic water bottles have been saved from entering landfill as part of the UK Network Rail's free drinking water initiative.

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Coca-Cola European Partners plans to sell three of its beverage brands in bottles made from 100% recycled plastic as part of its plastic packaging goal.

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UK “must transform non-drinks packaging”

If a Deposit Return Scheme, the collection and recycling of non-drinks packaging would need to be transformed to meet future circular economy goals, according to the Deposit Return Schemes in Action case study.

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LyondellBasell and Neste produce bio-based plastic for food packaging

LyondellBasell and Neste have produced several thousand tonnes of bio-based polypropylene and low-density polyethylene at commercial scale. 

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Nine consumer goods and packaging companies have aligned to form a new recycling initiative called Packaging Recycling Organization Vietnam.

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Health Canada proposes new vaping products labelling regulations 

Health Canada has launched public consultations into proposed regulations for the labelling and packaging requirements of vaping products.

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Deposit Return Scheme could bring UK charities £1bn windfall

A new survey by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) found that, of the 2,000 people surveyed, 20% would donate the deposits they'd paid on drinks cans and bottles to charity all of the time if using a UK-wide deposit return scheme. Along with further respondents that would donate less frequently, the analysis by CPRE found that the donations could bring in more than £1bn to UK charities.   

Source: PackagingNews

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