174,000 TONNES OF PLASTIC PACKAGING LOST ANNUALLY IN KENYAN ENVIRONMENT

A new report finds that 260,000 tonnes of plastic packaging enters Kenya each year, and of that an estimated 174,000 tonnes are left in the environment or dumped illegally. The report, ‘Plastic Packaging Waste Flow in Kenya’ — commissioned by the Danish Environmental Protection Agency and delivered by Eunomia Research and Consulting in partnership with […]

Iceland first uk Retailer to Adopt Plastic-free Label on Packaging

Supermarket chain Iceland has adopted the world’s first plastic-free trust mark, launched yesterday (17 May), to help consumers make more environmentally-conscious purchasing decisions. The concept of the ‘Plastic Free’ mark, developed by campaign group A Plastic Planet, is simple: it will be borne by items free of plastic, which the group believes will lead to […]