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NewsBite podcast (Sep 14 - 18): Iceland supermarket urges transparency in plastic reduction reporting, Starbucks eradicates straws for iced drinks in US and Canada

 18 Sep 2020

This week in industry news, UK supermarket chain Iceland called on the national government and rival retailers to commit to enhanced transparency in plastic packaging reporting. In the US and Canada, Starbucks introduced strawless lids as standard for iced beverages.

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18 Sep 2020 | CNS Media

This week in industry news, UK supermarket chain Iceland called on the national government and rival retailers to commit to enhanced transparency in plastic packaging reporting. In the US and Canada, Starbucks introduced strawless lids as standard for iced beverages.

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11 Sep 2020 | CNS Media

Nestlé invested US$30 million in recyclable and reusable packaging alternatives across its company portfolio. Meanwhile, McDonald’s tested a reusable cup model for hot beverages in partnership with TerraCycle’s circular packaging service, Loop.

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04 Sep 2020 | CNS Media

Dutch lobby group Consumentenbond urged the government to tackle “misleading packaging” claims on food and beverage products. Meanwhile, the UK government announced plans to extend its single-use carrier bag charge to all retailers and increase the levy to 10p from April 2021.

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28 Aug 2020 | CNS Media

The US Plastics Pact, a collaborative led by The Recycling Partnership and World Wildlife Fund, launched as part of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's global Plastics Pact network. Meanwhile, in the UK, waste management authorities offered support for the proposed UK Plastics Tax as the consultation period... Read More