Tag Archives: recycled

Curver launches new sustainability programme

The indoor plastic storage solutions company Curver has announced a new sustainability programme called ‘We Care’. The initiative commits the business to doubling the use of recycled materials across its operations by 2028. Meeting this target will mean 80% of all materials used to create Curver’s product range will derive …

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Addis adds eco-friendly bins

Launching in January, this new eco-friendly bin system features two 10L bins and a retractable base. The bins, which are made from recycled100% recycled household plastic, can be placed on the base for discreet storage in a cupboard or utility space. Designed to fit standard 600mm depth units, users can …

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Co-op and Steel Warriors open gym made from recycled knives

Charity Steel Warriors had launched an outdoor gym made from recycled knives at Ruskin Park in the south London borough of Lambeth, built in partnership with supermarket chain Co-op. Steel Warriors aims to reduce the number of young people carrying knives by melting down tonnes of seized and surrendered weapons …

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Sainsbury’s and Tefal join forces for recycling scheme

Tefal has launched a new recycling scheme with supermarket chain Sainsbury’s. The cookware company is urging the nation to exchange its old pots and pans from now until October 15 in a bid to encourage greater recycling. For the next three weeks, Sainsbury’s will offer customers the chance to recycle …

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What More UK launches Upcycled range

To help tackle the current plastic crisis, What More UK has worked alongside recycling centres to develop a 95% recycled material that it described as solid, strong and long lasting. This new material has been used to create its Upcycled range of reusable storage boxes. What More UK says the …

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Waitrose introduces multi-coloured recycled packaging

Waitrose & Partners is launching coloured packaging made from recycled plastic for its ready meals. The new trays, made predominantly from mixed coloured PET bottles and trays, means the packaging may be a different colour every time it is produced, depending on what is being recycled. From pink and red …

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Waitrose teams up with Emma Bridgewater to create new reusable bag made from recycled plastic bottles

Waitrose & Partners – in partnership with designer Emma Bridgewater and reusable bag manufacturer Jutexpo – has created a new exclusive reusable bag made entirely from recycled plastic bottles, which raises money for the Marine Conservation Society (MCS). The jute-style bag (£6) is created using the material from 12 plastic …

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George at Asda to sell products made from recycled plastic bottles and clothing as part of new sustainability pledge

George, the fashion and homewares arm of the supermarket chain Asda, will for the first time sell products made from recycled plastic bottles and clothing, as part of a commitment to use only polyester that is sourced from recycled materials by 2025. The products launching in the retailer’s Spring/Summer 2019 …

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