All Waste stories:
Can alternative packaging materials harm food security?
Those of us in the food packaging industry must examine whether the shift to alternative materials like bioplastics and bagasse diverts potential food sources further away from those who need them the most. We explore this topic on World Food Day 2021.Read more
Why we don't use the term "biodegradable"
Many brands claim their products are ‘biodegradable’ – but what does that really mean? Here’s why it may not be the one-size fits-all solution we are told it is, and the information we share instead.Read more
Why we don’t use the term ‘plastic-free’
Products labelled ‘plastic-free’ are often considered more sustainable. But what does ‘plastic-free’ really mean – and is it the most environmentally-friendly choice?Read more
Did you know there are now more than 400 different certifications in sustainability, each with a different meaning?Read more
Is Europe good at recycling plastic packaging?
Are European countries good at recycling? Plastic packaging recycling rates have been climbing across Europe over the last couple of decades, with Europe boasting some of the most modern recycling infrastructure anywhere in the world.Read more