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Harrogate Water Announces Move to Recycled PET Plastic

    Harrogate Water Announces Move to Recycled PET Plastic

In a landmark move towards achieving a circular economy, Harrogate Water, Britain’s oldest bottled water brand, has announced it has successfully secured sufficient availability of recycled PET (rPET), to ensure

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A Second Life For Flexible Plastic Packaging

    A Second Life For Flexible Plastic Packaging

According to research by the MacArthur Foundation (EMF), merely 14 percent of the plastic packaging used globally makes its way to recycling plants, while 40 percent ends up in landfill and

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Cranswick Launches Campaign To Cut Plastic Use By 50%

    Cranswick Launches Campaign To Cut Plastic Use By 50%

Cranswick plc, one of Britain’s leading suppliers of premium food, has vowed a significant drive to reduce plastic waste within the UK starting with a pledge that all packaging used will

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Public Consultation on Actions to Halt the Decline of Bees and Other Pollinators

    Public Consultation on Actions to Halt the Decline of Bees and Other Pollinators

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a European initiative on pollinators. Wild pollinators such as bees, butterflies and many other insects pollinate crops and wild plants, so

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100% Green Distillery to Open in Yorkshire

    100% Green Distillery to Open in Yorkshire

A Yorkshire-based gin and whisky distillery is one of only three in England to be run solely on green energy. As England’s smallest and first self-built whisky and gin distillery, Cooper

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The Coca-Cola Company Announces New Global Vision to Help Create a World Without Waste

    The Coca-Cola Company Announces New Global Vision to Help Create a World Without Waste

The Coca-Cola Company has announced that it is fundamentally reshaping its approach to packaging, with a global goal to help collect and recycle the equivalent of 100% of its packaging by 2030.

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Tetra Pak Pledges Support For EU Plastics Strategy

    Tetra Pak Pledges Support For EU Plastics Strategy

Tetra Pak has pledged to support the European Commission’s Plastics Strategy, announced as part of the EU Action Plan for a Circular Economy. The company will: Work with industry partners

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European Strategy on Plastic Waste Adopted

    European Strategy on Plastic Waste Adopted

The first-ever Europe-wide strategy on plastics, has been adopted. It is a part of the transition towards a more circular economy. It is designed to protect the environment from plastic

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Britvic Continues to Put Health at the Heart of its New Sustainable Business Programme

    Britvic Continues to Put Health at the Heart of its New Sustainable Business Programme

Britvic has launched ‘A Healthier Everyday’, its new sustainable business programme which builds on its commitment to: help consumers make healthier choices; support the well-being of communities; and minimise its

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‘Latte Levy’ – Coffee Drinkers Want to Go Green, But Price is a Barrier

    ‘Latte Levy’ – Coffee Drinkers Want to Go Green, But Price is a Barrier

As the UK Government aims to eliminate avoidable waste with the announcement of its 25-Year Environmental Plan, Mintel research reveals that Britain’s coffee shop drinkers are happy to do their

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Inver House Distillers Drives Sustainability With £3 Million Biogas Investment at Balmenach

    Inver House Distillers Drives Sustainability With £3 Million Biogas Investment at Balmenach

Balmenach, one of Speyside’s oldest whisky distilleries and the home of Caorunn Scottish Gin, is set to become one of Scotland’s greenest distilleries with the announcement that work has started

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Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate Inaugurates Solar Power Facility in Ghana

    Cargill Cocoa & Chocolate Inaugurates Solar Power Facility in Ghana

Cargill has inaugurated a new solar power facility at its Cocoa & Chocolate site in Tema, Ghana. This energy project contributes to Cargill’s global strategy of investing in environmentally friendly,

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Carlsberg Group’s First Carbon-neutral Brewery

    Carlsberg Group’s First Carbon-neutral Brewery

Carlsberg Group’s brewery at Falkenberg in Sweden is now 100% powered by biogas and green electricity, making it the country’s first big brewery with zero carbon emissions from its energy

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It’s Time to End Food Waste – White Paper

    It’s Time to End Food Waste – White Paper

Among the most interesting topics in the publication ‘It’s time to end food waste’ is a closer look at the psychology of food waste by Nina Waldhauer at the University of Wageningen. Waldhauer

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Advetec Targets Food and Drink Manufacturers With Next Generation Organic Waste Digester

    Advetec Targets Food and Drink Manufacturers With Next Generation Organic Waste Digester

To reduce food processors costs, Advetec, a leading specialist in the treatment and reduction of solid and liquid organic waste, has launched the Advetec XO, an evolution of the company’s successful Bio-Thermic

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Emmi Scores Good CO2 Rating

    Emmi Scores Good CO2 Rating

Swiss dairy group Emmi has set itself the target of reducing its global CO2 emissions by 25% by 2020. At the same time, Emmi is creating full transparency with regard to

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Could Water be the Source of Energy Savings in Food Processing?

    Could Water be the Source of Energy Savings in Food Processing?

By Gary Sewell, General Manager, Clearwater Technology Cost reduction is a constant challenge for any food processing business, yet many fail to realise the benefits that optimised water consumption can

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Veolia to Support Danone Nutricia Wuxi Plant in China

    Veolia to Support Danone Nutricia Wuxi Plant in China

Veolia Water Technologies has signed a contract to provide China-based Nutricia Pharmaceutical (Danone Nutricia) with a turnkey solution for water purification. By implementing Veolia’s technologies at its plant in Wuxi, Danone Nutricia

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Coca-Cola in Western Europe Sets Ambitious New Sustainability Commitments

    Coca-Cola in Western Europe Sets Ambitious New Sustainability Commitments

The Coca-Cola Company in Western Europe and Coca-Cola European Partners have launched their first ever joint Sustainability Action Plan for Western Europe – ‘This is Forward’ – with ambitious new

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Aquabio Wins Water Reuse Europe Innovation Award

    Aquabio Wins Water Reuse Europe Innovation Award

Worcester-based Aquabio Ltd – in conjunction with Bakkavor – has been awarded the inaugural Water Reuse Europe award for the Most Innovative Water Reuse Scheme at the association’s recent annual

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Emmi’s European Sites Go Green

    Emmi’s European Sites Go Green

Emmi, the Swiss and international dairy group, has committed to reducing its CO2 emissions by 25 % by 2020. As an initial measure, the company converted all its Swiss sites to sustainable

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Nestlé Waters to Certify 20 Factories With AWS For Water Stewardship by 2020

    Nestlé Waters to Certify 20 Factories With AWS For Water Stewardship by 2020

Nestlé Waters will strengthen its collaboration with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to certify 20 factories by 2020. The company has already certified four Nestlé Waters bottling facilities in

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East Coast Bakehouse Achieves Origin Green Membership

    East Coast Bakehouse Achieves Origin Green Membership

Irish biscuit manufacturer East Coast Bakehouse has achieved Origin Green membership. To achieve Origin Green accreditation, East Coast Bakehouse had to

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Only 1 in 10 Laminated Beverage Cartons Currently Recycled in the UK

    Only 1 in 10 Laminated Beverage Cartons Currently Recycled in the UK

Frugalpac, creators of the first recyclable coffee cup, continues its mission to make significant improvements in the recycling rates of

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Nestlé Seen as ‘Global Leader’ in Tackling Climate Change

    Nestlé Seen as ‘Global Leader’ in Tackling Climate Change

Nestlé has been recognized as a global leader for its response to climate change, again earning a place in the

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Shift to Sustainable Food System in Europe is Possible – But Faces Challenges

    Shift to Sustainable Food System in Europe is Possible – But Faces Challenges

Making Europe’s production, consumption and trade in food environmentally sustainable is possible, but it will require a major shift in

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Thirsty Business – How Water Reuse Can Benefit the Food and Beverage Industry

    Thirsty Business – How Water Reuse Can Benefit the Food and Beverage Industry

By Martin Kunz, EMEA Segment Leader, Industry with Xylem’s Applied Water Systems business Only 2.5 percent of the world’s water

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ABP Food Group in £22 Million Renewable Energy Project

    ABP Food Group in £22 Million Renewable Energy Project

A £22 million investment by ABP Food Group’s renewable division in a green energy plant will produce enough sustainable energy

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Coca-Cola HBC is Global Beverage Leader in Sustainability

    Coca-Cola HBC is Global Beverage Leader in Sustainability

Coca-Cola HBC, a leading bottler of The Coca-Cola Company, was named sustainability leader in the beverage industry by the Dow

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Coca-Cola European Partners Retains Place on Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    Coca-Cola European Partners Retains Place on Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Coca-Cola European Partners has been listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the second year running. In total,

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Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide By 2020

    Companies Commit to Simplify Food Date Labels Worldwide By 2020

‘Sell by’, ‘Use by’, ‘Display until’, ‘Best before’, what do they all mean? Consumers around the world navigate a range

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The World’s First Truly Recyclable Disposable Coffee Cup

    The World’s First Truly Recyclable Disposable Coffee Cup

After years of research and development, Zeus have created the world’s first truly recyclable single-use disposable coffee cup. By effectively

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Springhill Farms Upgrade – Biomethane to the Grid and CO2 to the Tomatoes

    Springhill Farms Upgrade – Biomethane to the Grid and CO2 to the Tomatoes

In the heart of the English countryside, Springhill Farms makes the very most of agricultural waste. Upgraded biogas is injected

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Kellogg Company Selected For Dow Jones Sustainability Index

    Kellogg Company Selected For Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Kellogg Company has been selected for inclusion in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, an independent validation of the important work

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Mars Launches $1 Billion Sustainability Plan

    Mars Launches $1 Billion Sustainability Plan

Mars will invest approximately $1 billion in its Sustainable in a Generation Plan, which focuses on areas where the US-based

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New Waste Management Service Launched For Food Manufacturing Sector

    New Waste Management Service Launched For Food Manufacturing Sector

A free waste management service that aims to get more food manufacturing businesses to recognise the cost and environmental benefits

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Edina Group Launches New Website

    Edina Group Launches New Website

Edina, a leading supplier, installer and maintenance provider for combined heat and power (CHP), gas, and diesel generation solutions, has

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Twenty Year Anniversary For Leading Water Recycling Company

    Twenty Year Anniversary For Leading Water Recycling Company

One of the UK’s leading water re-use companies is celebrating 20 years in the industry. Aquabio Ltd – based in

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Mondelez International Delivers Strong Progress Against its 2020 Impact Goals

    Mondelez International Delivers Strong Progress Against its 2020 Impact Goals

 Mondelēz International has published its 2016 Impact for Growth Progress Report. The report highlights how the world’s leading snacking company

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Real Time Environmental Data Collection – Inside a Food Pack!

    Real Time Environmental Data Collection – Inside a Food Pack!

EMCO Packaging has developed an advanced and highly sensitive data logger that collects environmental data actually from the inside of

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Separating Products From Packaging For Disposal or Recycling

    Separating Products From Packaging For Disposal or Recycling

The Atritor Turbo Separator de-packaging system is designed to separate packaging from its contents, increasing product recovery and cutting back

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Bespoke Water Recovery Plant Exceeds Water Reduction Targets For Britvic Beckton

    Bespoke Water Recovery Plant Exceeds Water Reduction Targets For Britvic Beckton

Advanced 3D modelling techniques and engineering innovation led Britvic to significantly reduce wastewater discharge, far exceeding their original targets. This

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Does Your Steam Pass the Taste Test?

    Does Your Steam Pass the Taste Test?

By Francisco Pedrosa, National Clean Steam Specialist at Spirax Sarco While quality and purity of steam used in the pharmaceutical

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Hanovia is Helping Cott Beverages Keep its Process Water Pure

    Hanovia is Helping Cott Beverages Keep its Process Water Pure

In an increasingly regulated and safety-conscious market, legislations such as the EU Directive for Bottled Water 98/88/EC (1998) drives the

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Greene King Pledges to Reach Zero Waste to Landfill by 2020

    Greene King Pledges to Reach Zero Waste to Landfill by 2020

Greene King, the UK’s leading pub retailer and brewer, has announced a new target of zero waste sent to landfill

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Carlsberg to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions at its Breweries by 2030

    Carlsberg to Achieve Zero Carbon Emissions at its Breweries by 2030

The Carlsberg Group has committed to eliminating carbon emissions and halving water usage at its breweries by 2030 as part

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Xergi’s Largest Biogas Plant Makes Milk Production Greener

    Xergi’s Largest Biogas Plant Makes Milk Production Greener

Xergi is to deliver its largest biogas plant to date, which will supply Danish dairy company Arla Foods with green

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Harrogate Water Backs Keep Britain Tidy Campaign

    Harrogate Water Backs Keep Britain Tidy Campaign

Amid growing concern about plastic litter, Keep Britain Tidy has teamed up with Harrogate Water in a joint campaign to

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Coca-Cola Now Being Made by Solar Energy in Wakefield

    Coca-Cola Now Being Made by Solar Energy in Wakefield

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has launched a major renewable project, with all electricity generated by a brand new solar farm

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Dawn Meats Carroll’s Cross Becomes First Irish Food Manufacturer to achieve ‘Business Working Responsibly’ Mark

    Dawn Meats Carroll’s Cross Becomes First Irish Food Manufacturer to achieve ‘Business Working Responsibly’ Mark

Dawn Meats has become the first Irish food manufacturing company to achieve the coveted Business Working Responsibly Mark at its

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Total Produce Invests in Environmentally Friendly LPG Autogas Fleet

    Total Produce Invests in Environmentally Friendly LPG Autogas Fleet

In what is a first in Irish agri-business, Total Produce has partnered with Gallagher Brother Haulage to convert a fleet

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Matthew Clark Picks Paragon’s Multi Drop Routing Software

    Matthew Clark Picks Paragon’s Multi Drop Routing Software

Matthew Clark, a leading UK drinks distributor, has teamed up with Paragon to enhance its customer experience while minimising the

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Gas Power Now Bringing Brewing Grains to Guinness

    Gas Power Now Bringing Brewing Grains to Guinness

In a bid to reduce carbon emissions Diageo has teamed up with its suppliers to commission a new gas powered

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Aquapak Helps Food Manufacturers (Dis)-Solve Plastic Packaging Waste

    Aquapak Helps Food Manufacturers (Dis)-Solve Plastic Packaging Waste

Sustainable plastics manufacturer Aquapak Polymers Limited is helping food manufacturers (dis)-solve the issue of how to reduce its plastic packaging

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