Comic Relief launches 100% plastic free red noses

Comic Relief launch their first ever 100% plastic-free, plant-based Red Nose which will launch early next year for Red Nose Day 2021.  The new Red Nose will be made from bagasse, a natural by-product of sugarcane, chosen for its widely celebrated sustainable qualities. The new Nose has taken over 18 months to develop, following extensive research and testing into suitable plastic-free alternative materials. In keeping with the environmentally friendly theme, the Noses will be available in 10 different characters representing the great outdoors for the public to collect, including a…

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Asda launches a range of plastic free crackers, cards and gift bags

This year, Asda has launched its first sustainable Christmas range, which will save a huge 66 tonnes of plastic this year – the equivalent of nearly 3,000 real Christmas trees.   Continuing its commitments to helping customers to reduce, re-use and recycle more, the range features glitter-free cards, wrap and gift-bags, which would in previous years have contained small particles of plastic.   This year, customers will be able to purchase a pack of 12 festive crackers which are made from 100% recyclable content, including the gift inside. In addition,…

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Diageo announces creation of world’s first ever 100% plastic free paper-based spirits bottle

Diageo has created the world’s first ever 100% plastic free paper-based spirits bottle, made entirely from sustainably sourced wood. The bottle will debut with Johnnie Walker, the world’s number one Scotch Whisky, in early 2021. It has been created through a new partnership with Pilot Lite, a venture management company, to launch Pulpex Limited, a new world-leading sustainable packaging technology company. To ensure that the technology can be used in every area of life, Pulpex Limited has established a partner consortium of world leading FMCG companies in non-competing categories including…

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