More than 4,000 parcels shipped each second in 2020

During the pandemic, the global number of deliveries exceeded 131 billion – a 27% increase from 2019

Tesco rolls out national scheme to close the plastic loop

The retailer has introduced soft plastic collection points at all its large stores

‘Supermarkets must do more to cut plastic packaging’

A new study claims Brits believe supermarkets have not done enough to reduce plastic in their stores

Wales sets out plan to become ‘fly-tipping and litter-free’

People are being urged to play their part in eliminating litter and fly-tipping across the country

Welsh town to trial new digital deposit return scheme for plastic bottles

Digital DRS schemes allow local authorities, brands and regulators to monitor recycling rates so they can analyse the habits of households

Innovative graphene-biopolymer ‘could render plastic packaging obsolete’

Toraphene notes the innovative new material is biodegradable, compostable and commercially-viable

Scottish island communities to receive £2m for green recovery

The Islands Green Recovery Programme is now open for applications and will deliver investment in low carbon transport, food sustainability and zero waste projects

Your seafood platter might contain a hidden ingredient – plastic

Researchers from the University of Exeter and the University of Queensland studied five different kinds of seafood and found traces of plastic in every sample

Tesco cuts plastic wrapping by moving multibuy deals to individual tins

The move, which the supermarket claims is the first of its kind from a UK retailer, is expected to eliminate 350 tonnes of plastic from the environment

New eco-packaging innovation opens the door for sustainable bespoke solutions

COLOURFORM, developed by the James Cropper group, aims to supply premium brands with high-quality, unique and sustainable packaging solutions so that they can work to reduce their environmental footprint