Tag "műanyag"

450 tonnes less plastic in SPAR stores

Starting in August, only biodegradable bags will be offered in the vegetable and fruit departments of SPAR and INTERSPAR nationwide, so traditional single-use plastic bags will no longer be available...

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Proposals have been received from Greenpeace to reduce plastic packaging in food stores

Greenpeace also prepared its publication for food stores in Hungarian, in which the green organization, referring primarily to British examples, formulates professional recommendations on how the disposable plastic packaging used...

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Even on Svalbard, everything is full of plastic

According to experts, the fact that plastic breaks down into particles over time and accumulates everywhere in nature is a huge danger. Even in Svalbard, everything is full of plastic,...

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Tesco launches match-and-mix deal to save plastic

Tesco has ditched the wrapping on its own-brand juice cartons, water bottles and fizzy drinks in a bid to achieve its sustainability goal of saving 45 million pieces of plastic...

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Heinz partners with Tesco to create recyclable snap-pots

Heinz and Tesco has collaborated on a soft plastics recycling trial to produce recyclable packaging for its Heinz Beanz Snap Pots. The trial set to start in July, will see...

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Ban plastic bottles and return to using glass, former minister pleads

Britain should scrap plastic bottles and exclusively return to using glass, a former minister, Conservative former minister Sir Desmond Swayne (New Forest West) told the House of Commons. According to...

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This country has already banned disposable plastics

Luxembourg has passed new legislation to reduce waste and protect the environment, banning the use of plastic packaging for single-use plastic devices and a range of foods, including vegetables and...

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(HU) Így szorulnak ki az egyszer használatos műanyagok a boltokból

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Nine out of 10 in favour of plastics

Eighty-nine percent of people support the government’s move to reduce single-use plastics. More than 80 percent of Hungarian and European citizens believe that the state must take decisive action against...

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Ipsos research: banning single-use plastics

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Auchan to eliminate plastic bags in its stores

After Easter, the plastic bag used to measure and repatriate fruit and vegetables and baked goods, the so-called rollbag, will disappear from Auchan’s domestic stores: from 19 April, customers will...

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Startups to rethink plastic: the third Startup Plastic Surgery accelerator program is launched

The application for the Startup Plastic Surgery program has been opened, which for the third time provides support to startups offering solutions to the environmental and health challenges caused by...

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Building blocks made from plastic waste

US startup ByFusion uses discarded plastic as a building material. ByFusion’s eco-friendly process—called ‘Blocker’—uses steam and compression to convert plastic waste into construction blocks – without the use of chemicals....

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Beer brand for the environment

Mexican beer brand Corona organised a plastic fishing contest in Mazatlán last year, to raise awareness of how polluted Mexico Bay is. Participants had to collect plastic from the Pacific...

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Sugar-based polymers enhance plastic circularity in new transatlantic research

Researchers from the University of Birmingham, UK, and Duke University, US, have developed a new polymers family from sugar-based materials. The polymers retain the same qualities as common plastics, but...

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Plastic Bank Prevents 2bn Plastic Bottles From Entering The Ocean

Plastic Bank, a social enterprise aiming to change the global supply chain for recycled ocean-bound plastic, has announced that it has prevented 2 billion plastic bottles from entering the ocean....

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PepsiCo Europe targets virgin fossil-based plastic elimination in all chip packs by 2030

PepsiCo Europe plans to eliminate virgin fossil-based plastic in all of its chip bags by 2030. The food and beverage giant proposes using 100% recycled or renewable plastic instead, reducing...

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Continente’s exclusive coffees marketed in sustainable packaging

Portuguese retailer Continente has introduced a more compact and 100-percent recyclable cardboard packaging for its exclusive coffee range. This step will allow the retailer to remove 26 tonnes of plastic...

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Sustainability: Final minutes or a new start?

According to a study made by the European Commission (EC), European consumers are buying online more often than before and try to buy locally as many times as possible. The...

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Kaufland, Lidl Introduce Household Products From Recycled Plastic

Lidl and Kaufland have rolled out private-label household goods made from 100% recycled plastic in association with PreZero – the environmental division of the retailers’ parent company, Schwarz Group. This...

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New plastic bags made from recycled waste in Tesco

Tesco’s sustainability practices for reuse and recycling go beyond product packaging. The department store chain now gives new life to 150 tonnes of plastic a year by using the waste...

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New manual helps you navigate plastic recycling issues

The aim of the information material, which was born as a result of the cooperation of Danone Hungary Kft. and the Association of Environmental Service Providers and Manufacturers, is to...

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Fidelity: Recycling single-use plastics – crisis and opportunity

Almost 85% of single-use plastic devices are made of one of five polymer types. Of the five polymers, also known as the “Big Five,” it is projected that they will...

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According to the packaging industry, 15,000 tons of plastic per year must be replaced in Hungary with a more environmentally friendly product

15,000 tons of disposable plastic per year – food containers, beverage glasses, bags – must be replaced with other, more environmentally friendly products in Hungary based on the government decree...

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Less and less plastic even before the ban

We were able to use 15 000 tonnes of single-use plastics (e.g. food boxes, drink cups, bags) each year, the placing on the market of which was banned by the...

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Evergreen plants in catering

From 1 July 2021, the Regulation on the release of single-use plastics will enter into force. The fresh plastic ban affects many restaurants and encourages restaurant operators to prefer environmentally...

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(HU) Csak műanyag csomagolásból 30,5 kg hulladék jut egy főre évente

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How to get rid of single-use plastics at your McDonald’s

McDonald’s plans to replace plastic packaging materials in addition to EU directives and domestic regulations, with the next step being to start replacing plastic straws and cutlery with alternatives made...

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McDonald’s spends 800 million forints in Hungary on the replacement of plastic equipment

McDonald’s in Hungary is spending 800 million forints to remove disposable plastics from its system, the restaurant chain told MTI on Thursday. McDonald’s has pledged to replace disposable plastic packaging...

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Burger King tests alt-plastic in Miami fast-food packaging, targets 2022 US rollout

Burger King is launching a green packaging pilot program running throughout the year to reduce its environmental footprint. Starting today, 51 Burger King company-owned restaurants in Miami, US, will provide...

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