Rwanda becomes the first African country to ban all single-use plastics

RWANDA – Rwanda becomes the first country in East Africa to issue a complete ban on all single-use plastics a move that goes hand in hand with the country’s commitment of environmental protection. Single-use plastics […]

Unilever unveils new ambitious commitments for a waste-free world

UK – Multinational consumer goods company, Unilever has announced new commitments seeking to halve its use of virgin plastic by 2025 and help create a circular economy for plastics. The Ben & Jerry’s, Knorr, and […]

PepsiCo accelerates plastic waste reduction efforts with new commitment

USA – Multinational soft beverage giant, PepsiCo has unveiled new sustainability target seeking to reduce 35% of virgin plastic content across its beverage portfolio by 2025. To achieve this, the company said it will be […]

Molson Coors commits to achieving sustainable packaging by 2025

CANADA – Molson Coors Brewing Company has announced that has launched a new set of global packaging goals and plans to make 100% of its packaging reusable, recyclable, compostable or biodegradable by 2025. Molson is […]

Nestlé Japan to replace KitKat plastic wrappers with paper packaging

JAPAN – Nestlé Japan has announced that it is launching recyclable paper packaging for its KitKat products in  part of its initiative to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025. Japan is […]

South Africa packaging firm Mpact Versapak joins Petco’s recycling initiative

SOUTH AFRICA – Mpact Versapak, the food packaging production division of Mpact Operations, has elected to participate in Petco’s recycling initiatives for PET packaging. Mpact Versapak offers a wide range of branded packaging, including PET […]

Pick n Pay launches plastic and packaging-free horticulture retail section

SOUTH AFRICA – Pick n Pay, South Africa second largest retailer, has launched a ‘nude’ fruit and vegetable produce wall – a dedicated plastic and packaging-free zone – in 13 stores across the country. According […]