Plastic Ocean Pollution
Blog, Recycling, Sustainability
Driving change: How consumers are catalysing action against plastic pollution

Sarah Swaine, Valpak Sales Coordinator discusses how consumer pressure, environmental legislation and a desire to do the right thing by the planet is driving the food and drink industry to take steps to reduce plastic waste, and outlines how a refill initiative alongside the implementation of deposit return schemes strives to combat this issue.

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Blog, Sustainability
The Waste and Resources Sector and COP27

With COP27 due to take place in a few days, Valpak Policy Researcher, Henry Smith outlines some of the key topics to be discussed and highlights why the role of the waste and resources sector needs to be considered to ensure the target to reduce global temperature rises is met.

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Single use plastics
Blog, International, Plastic Packaging Tax, Sustainability
Single-Use Plastic Ban in the European Union

As a year has passed since the approval of the European Union’s Single-use Plastic Directive, Valpak’s International Account Manager, Abbie Burford, takes a closer look into the requirements of the legislation and how some Member States have already transposed the requirements or how they plan to transpose the regulations in the coming months.

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Data Management
Blog, Data insights, Sustainability, UK Plastics Pact
Data at the Core UK Plastic Pact

With the third data submission for the UK plastic Pact due on the 26 June 2020, it seemed a suitable time to provide you with an update on how Valpak is working with WRAP as one of the data partners for the pact.

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Sustainable Development Goals
Blog, Sustainability
Sustainable Development Goals: The clock is ticking…

The deadline for businesses to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals is 10 years away. Although 10 years might sound like a significant amount of time, it will soon be here. Is your business prepared? Have you started to consider the steps your company will need to take? Chloe Nunn's Blog discusses the SDGs and how companies can get more involved.

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Valpak’s Fortnightly Industry News Update keeps me informed of the ever changing legislation and up to speed with what is going on within the industry. I find it to be a useful source of information that is presented to me in an easy to use format.