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A Slice of Green A Warne AB Packaging Abaca Packaging Ah! Table! Algalife Algopack Algotek All 4 Labels Allied Glass Amipak Amphorea Amy Jade Creations Ardagh Group Ardalanish Arjowiggins Astu Eco AVANI BagasseWare Baker Labels Bakergoodchild Ball Bambu BASF Beatson Clark Best Practice Packaging LLC. Better Packaging Billerwkorsnas Bio Bag UK Bio Viron Bio4Life Bio4Pack BIOFASE Biome Plastics Biopac Biopak Biopap BioTAK Biotec Biotrem Butterfly Cup Bysshe CamVac Carapac Carters Packaging Cartulinas CMPC Celanese Cellcomb Chapelton Board CKF Clondalkin Coburger Cocccon Cocoform Cocolok Coconutbowls Coir Lanka Cole Fabrics Colombier Colourform Colpac Comp Bio COSIBRA Cotton Barons Coveris Covim Creapaper Crown Holdings Croxsons Glass Cullen Cupffee Cygnus Eco Danimer Scientific Dans Le Sac Decent Packaging Delipac Dempson Do Eat Do Your Bit Down2Earth DUNI Earth Distributors Earth Friendly Foodware Earthable ® Earths Tribe East Kent Cartons East Yorkshire Hemp Eco Safe Eco Tensil Ecofoil Ecological Textiles Ecomojiware Ecotainer Elevate Packaging ElPack Emerald City Enviro Textiles Enviropack Enviropak Envopap Ethical Ernie Evesham EVLON Evoware Fabri-Kal FF Packaging Fibre Bio Fibre Form Fibrepak Fleet Luxury Flexi-Hex Floreon Fold-Pak Footprint Four Eco Foxpak Friendlypak Frusack Futamura Gaia Biomaterials Good Life Grado Zero Innovation Graphic Packaging Green Cell Green Gate Green Sax Greenman Packaging HAVI Healthy Eco Hemp Black, Inc Hemp Fabric Lab Hemporium Herbal Fab Himalayan Wild Fibres Hugh Jordan Huhtamaki Hunter Luxury Huski Home Huskup I2R Iggesund InkReadible International Paper James Cropper Jardin Corrugated Jars Direct Jelld Packaging Jerry Just Straw KANEKA Karmic Seed KeCo KINYI Kotkamills Lactips Lean Orb Lenzing Libeco LignoPure Little Cherry Little Green Panda Loliware London Bio Packaging Magic Film Magnum Packaging Maibao Maistic Make Grow Lab Marinatex Marleys Monsters Massilly UK Ltd Masteroast Metsa Board Monadnock Mushroom Packaging My Element Myco Works National Flexible Natur Tec Nature & My Nature Works (Ingeo) Natureflex Naturesse NEFFA Nettle Fibre Company noissue NOTPLA Novamont Nutscene O Eco Textiles O-I Glass Offset Offset Warehouse OOMPH! Orange Fibre Organic Silks ORGANOID Packhelp Pactiv Panda Packaging Paper Pulp Solutions Paper Straw People PaperFoam PaperWise Paptic Parkside Pattesons Glass Ltd Pick Natural Pinatex Planglow Plant Made Bottles Plastiroll (Bioska) Precious Planet Priory Press Ptt MCC Biochem Pulp2Pack PURE Labels QMilk Quintessential Ranpak RawPac RBECO Reel Brands Repaq ReSpiin Riji KCC SABERT Samatoa Lotus Textiles Sana Packaging Sappi SBKG Scitech Seaman Paper Seidentraum SFI Tanzania Shredhouse Ltd Simplifi Fabric Sirane SmartSolve SMC Smurfkit Kappa Solublue Soul Bottles Southern Cross Packaging Spear Coco Spinnova Starlight Sticky Labels Stolzle Glass Group Stora Enso Storopack Sun Packaging Sunkea Surepak Suzano Swanline Taghleef Industries Tea Direct Terracaps Tessile Eco Bio Test Valley The Cloth House The Great British Paper Straw Company The Hemp Shop The Jute Shop The Wheat Straws Company Thought Threads of Peru Tinplate Tinware Direct TIPA Total Papers Trama Textiles Transcend Packaging Transpack Tri-Star Tulsack Turtle Bags Tyler Packaging UB Pack USO Bio VEGEA Vegware Viscose Visican Voidfill VPZ Walki Westfield Thermoform Wild Fibres Wild Silk Markets Wilkins Wool Cool YRG Group Yuggen Zeoform Zest Packaging ZS Fabrics
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A Slice of Green A Warne AB Packaging Ah! Table! Algalife Algopack Allied Glass Amipak Amphorea Ardagh Group Ardalanish Arjowiggins Baker Labels Bakergoodchild Ball BASF Beatson Clark Billerwkorsnas Bio Bag UK Bio Viron Bio4Life Bio4Pack BIOFASE Biome Plastics Biopac Biopap BioTAK Biotec Biotrem Butterfly Cup Bysshe CamVac Carters Packaging Cellcomb Chapelton Board CKF Clondalkin Coburger Cocccon Cocoform Cocolok Coconutbowls Cole Fabrics Colourform Colpac Comp Bio Cotton Barons Covim Creapaper Cullen Cupffee Cygnus Eco Delipac Dempson Do Eat Do Your Bit Down2Earth DUNI Earth Friendly Foodware East Kent Cartons East Yorkshire Hemp Ecofoil Ecological Textiles ElPack Enviropack Enviropak Ethical Ernie Evesham FF Packaging Fibre Bio Fibre Form Fibrepak Fleet Luxury Flexi-Hex Floreon Four Eco Foxpak Frusack Gaia Biomaterials Good Life Grado Zero Innovation Green Cell Green Gate Green Sax Greenman Packaging HAVI Hugh Jordan Huhtamaki Hunter Luxury Huski Home Huskup I2R Iggesund InkReadible James Cropper Jardin Corrugated Jars Direct Jelld Packaging Jerry Just Straw KeCo Kotkamills Lactips Lenzing Libeco LignoPure Little Cherry London Bio Packaging Magnum Packaging Maistic Make Grow Lab Marinatex Massilly UK Ltd Masteroast Metsa Board My Element National Flexible Nature & My Natureflex Naturesse NEFFA Nettle Fibre Company NOTPLA Novamont Nutscene O Eco Textiles O-I Glass Offset Offset Warehouse OOMPH! Orange Fibre Organic Silks ORGANOID Packhelp Panda Packaging Paper Pulp Solutions Paper Straw People PaperFoam PaperWise Paptic Parkside Pattesons Glass Ltd Pinatex Planglow Plant Made Bottles Plastiroll (Bioska) Precious Planet Priory Press QMilk Quintessential RawPac RBECO Reel Brands Repaq ReSpiin Riji KCC SABERT Scitech Shredhouse Ltd Sirane SMC Smurfkit Kappa Solublue Soul Bottles Southern Cross Packaging Spinnova Starlight Sticky Labels Stolzle Glass Group Stora Enso Storopack Sun Packaging Surepak Swanline Tea Direct Terracaps Tessile Eco Bio Test Valley The Cloth House The Hemp Shop The Wheat Straws Company Tinplate Tinware Direct Transcend Packaging Transpack Tri-Star Turtle Bags Tyler Packaging USO Bio VEGEA Vegware Viscose Visican Voidfill VPZ Westfield Thermoform Wild Fibres Wilkins Wool Cool YRG Group Yuggen Zest Packaging
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11 November 2019

A Plastic Planet featured in The World News

“With plastic production forecast to quadruple in the next decade, we strongly urge Morrisons not to fall into the trap that we can recycle our way out of this problem. We can’t.” – Sian Sutherland

4 November 2019

The First Plastic Free Paper Cup

Just Peel have worked with Wrexham based manufacturer Cup Folk, waste recyclers as well as A Plastic Planet to bring a cup which, for the first time, is accredited as plastic free and is 100% recyclable in mainstream channels.

3 November 2019

TESCO WILL REMOVE ONE BILLION PIECES OF PLASTIC FROM PRODUCTS BY THE END OF 2020

‘Shoppers buy what they are sold. It really is that simple. Grocery shopping has now become a total guilt-trip. Finally Tesco will ease this guilt by selling their customers plastic free choices.’ – Sian Sutherland

31 October 2019

Can we break our addiction to plastic? The future of packaging

“It behoves the plastic industry to confuse people. Recycling is bullshit. It is a fig leaf of consumerism — a way to appease our guilt. We just need to find a way to use less plastic packaging” – Sian Sutherland

24 October 2019

A Plastic Planet featured on ITV’s Tonight show ‘Plastic: The Unseen Truth’

Environmental journalist Lucy Siegle investigates if plastics and the additives used to make them have an impact on our health.

23 October 2019

Thornton’s Budgens in Belsize Park unveiled its landmark plastic free range of 200 products

“This all comes on the heels of Thornton’s Budgens working with A Plastic Planet this past year, where they helped introduce the world’s first Plastic Free Zones in their North London location” – Bill McCool, Dieline editor

16 October 2019

PLASTICFREELAND™

Watch our development of PlasticFreeLand™ at Packaging Innovations 2019, London Olympia

16 October 2019

Co-Founders of A Plastic Planet present at the first Plastic Health Summit

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else is going to save it”

“Redesign is the central, crucial, R for solving this problem”

15 October 2019

Liz Bonnin: It’s time we sit up and take note of the toxic impact plastic is having on our bodies

Liz Bonnin joined A Plastic Planet at the Plastic Health Summit

“Liz was brave enough to say yes when we asked her to take a plastic toxicity test and receive her results in front of the Summit audience.” – Sian Sutherland

15 October 2019

How London’s hotels and members’ clubs are taking a stand on single-use plastics

“Our next challenge is working with suppliers. We’re looking to create a reusable crate made out of hemp to bring produce into the restaurants” – Joel Williams, CEO of The Conduit. The membership club adopted our ‘Working Towards Plastic Free’ commitment mark in 2019.

14 October 2019

Government sets out major plastic crackdown in Queen’s speech

“The government should be commended for putting tackling the plastic crisis at the centre of the Queen’s speech” – Sian Sutherland

7 October 2019

Unilever vows to reduce use of plastic

“Plastic pollution is increasing daily and we need absolute urgency in turning off the plastic tap. Recycled plastic is still only one step away from the bin, incinerator, landfill or ocean” – Sian Sutherland

7 October 2019

Unilever promises to halve its use of new plastic in six years

“Unilever are one of the few who are showing real intent to turn off the plastic tap and we praise them for it.” – Sian Sutherland

3 October 2019

The Progress 1000: London’s most influential people 2019 – Activists: Environmental

Co-Founder of A Plastic Planet, Sian Sutherland, was listed as one of London’s most influential people.

2 October 2019

Microplastics may harm human health, new research suggests

“Anyone who cares about their health or the health of their children will be profoundly worried about today’s findings” – Sian Sutherland

3 September 2019

PlasticFreeLand™ Debuts at Packaging Innovations London

The packaging industry’s most contentious topic – sustainability – is set to be the focus of the new PlasticFreeLand™ at Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London 2019

9 August 2019

Sian Sutherland features on Sky News discussing Plastic Innovation

“Any thing that is using material that nature can easily handle – that has to be the absolute winner. For decades now we have been using plastic as the default for everything.”

“When did periods become so plastic?”

1 August 2019

Waitrose rolls out trial scheme to remove packaging from products after success at first store

“We are so encouraged to hear that Waitrose have had such a positive reaction from their customers on the ‘Unpacked’ trial.”

“It is no longer acceptable to blame the public for plastic pollution. Brands and retailers simply need to offer their customers a better choice, a new way of shopping that is guilt-free”

25 July 2019

Iceland becomes first major supermarket to ban plastic bags in store pilot

“One man’s bag is another man’s problem as we are connected by one ocean.”

“Plastic bags should not exist. We can survive without them and Iceland shoppers will be the first to prove this.” 

12 July 2019

A PLASTIC PLANET TELLING IT STRAIGHT IN THE TELEGRAPH

“Woke-washing and fake leadership won’t fix this, yet global business can still be the catalyst for change.”

“Maybe we need a new 3Rs – how about Responsibility, Reimagination and Reinvention?”

Sian Sutherland, co-founder of A Plastic Planet gives a powerful article in the Telegraph covering what happens to our waste, the pressures on waste management sites and the flaws in recycling.

13 June 2019

Game-Changing Compostable Water Bottle Scoops International Plastic-Free Award

“Plastic takes thousands of years to break up, and becomes billions of micro-plastics causing havoc within our eco-system. Cove’s packaging is from a material that nature can handle; more like a flower or an orange peel than plastic.”

“A Plastic Planet are global pro-social change-makers. The campaign has a single goal – to ignite and inspire the world to turn off the plastic tap.”

5 June 2019

One Plastic Free Day

“We will move into an era of durability, of permanent packaging”

“Right now, if you are a big business you are in the business of branded pollution. Your bottles, your rubbish, your brand is visible world wide as pollution that is damaging our planet, our entire ecosystem. What big business really wants that?”

4 June 2019

London is ready to change we just need the choices

A Plastic Planet take the Evening Standard centrefold on the eve of One Plastic Free Day. The Evening Standard also announce their adoption of the Industry Commitment Mark as they work towards plastic free.

4 June 2019

Plastic-free businesses: Sian Sutherland on why it makes commercial sense to ditch plastic in the workplace

Sian Sutherland looks at why it’s good for business to look at sustainable alternatives to plastic

4 June 2019

Reduce plastic in the workplace: The Evening Standard did an audit of our office’s plastic use, here’s what we found

The Evening Standard undertook a plastic audit with the help of A Plastic Planet

1 May 2019

Soho House: London member’s club to reduce plastic pollution with the aim of going plastic free

It will be one of the world’s first adopters of A Plastic Planet’s Commitment Mark ‘Working Towards Plastic Free’

7 February 2019

Plastic waste: UK should not pass buck to world’s poorest, say MPs

UK must deal with plastic waste on its own soil, says group calling for export ban

5 December 2018

Plastic recycling: Business leaders demand UK stops sending waste to developing world

In an open letter published in The Daily Telegraph, Mr Darroch, along with TV presenter and adventurer Ben Fogle, Iceland Foods Group MD, Richard Walker and others, urges ministers to end the UK’s “plastic shame” by “taking responsibility for our waste on British soil”.

9 November 2018

Budgens becomes first British supermarket to introduce plastic-free zones

“All the other supermarkets can look and learn from what we’re doing. We have converted 1,700 product lines in just ten weeks, but that’s just the beginning,” he added.

“The issue of plastic is one that can no longer be ignored.”



8 November 2018

WE HAVE JUST WON 2018 INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR IN THE PRCA AWARDS FOR THE PLASTIC FREE AISLE CAMPAIGN.

Special thanks to our extraordinary comms team at Higginson Strategy

7 October 2018

Britain’s Green Budget: Treasury will splash out £60million on planting 10million new trees across the country

“Millions of pounds will be spent planting trees in residential streets and towns”

“Under Teresa May the tories have tried to recast themselves as an eco party”

12 September 2018

Plastic Free Aisle Arrives at Packaging Innovations

A Plastic Free Aisle is being recreated at a global packaging conference in London

5 June 2018

Tuesday 5 June: World Environment Day, Minister Eustice at Cranfield University and Ivory Bill

“Plastic pollution is one of the most pressing environmental challenges of our time – and action is needed now. This World Environment Day I encourage everyone to think about how they can reduce the plastic they use.” – Michael Gove

16 May 2018

First ‘plastic free’ label to help shoppers curb pollution

28 February 2018

Dutch Supermarket Introduces Plastic-Free Aisle

Shoppers found groceries, snacks and other sundries – but not an ounce of plastic. The items are packaged in compostable materials or in glass, metal or cardboard.

5 December 2017

A Plastic Planet’s Plastic Free Ambassador Ben Fogle on ITV’s Good Morning Britain

“Act now to rid our oceans of harmful plastic” – Ben Fogle

14 April 2017

Are you a plastic addict? Viral video campaign calls for plastic free aisles in supermarkets

“With concern growing over pollution and health, people are demanding a reduction the amount of single-use plastic – and the choice to buy food not wrapped in plastic.” – John Higginson