Packet In: Pilot launched for household collection of flexible plastic

Industry-led consortium aims to recruit local authorities to take part in new FlexCollect project A three-year pilot to understand how to incorporate flexible plastics–used in the packaging of many consumer goodsinto household recycling services has been launched this week by an industry-led consortium, ahead of the government’s goal to introduce consistent nationwide recycling collections across … Read more

Farm to fork: Eco labelling firm Foodsteps raises $4.1m investment

A platform that helps food industry giants such as Pizza Express, Wagamama, and Ask Italian to calculate, label, and reduce their environmental footprint “from farm to fork” has raised $4.1m from investors to support the next phase of its expansion, the company behind the service announced today. Foodsteps, which is one of the first companies … Read more