• Dettol ‘office ad’ debate rolls on

    Dettol ‘office ad’ debate rolls on

    It started out as a well-intentioned campaign to connect with London’s commuters. However, a week on, Reckitt Benckiser is still batting off accusations that its ‘back to work’ ad has caused lasting damage to its flagship Dettol brand. Dettol teamed up with Transport for London to provide free hand sanitiser across 270 London Underground stations.

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  • McDonald’s joins TerraCycle’s Loop project to trial reusable cups

    McDonald’s joins TerraCycle’s Loop project to trial reusable cups

    McDonald’s is to launch a reusable cup option for hot beverages through TerraCycle’s circular packaging service Loop.  McDonald’s will pilot the campaign at select restaurants in the UK next year and has already invested in several packing initiatives across the world, including the Recup system in Germany and NextGen Cup Challenge in the US.  TerraCycle

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  • Unilever to eliminate fossil fuels in cleaning products by 2030

    Unilever to eliminate fossil fuels in cleaning products by 2030

    FMCG giant Unilever has vowed to source all of the carbon derived from fossil fuels in its cleaning and laundry product formulations with renewable or recycled carbon. The move is set to transform the sustainability of a range of global cleaning and laundry brands including Omo (Persil), Sunlight, Cif and Domestos. Like Reckitt Benckiser, Unilever

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  • Britain’s best for Unilever

    Britain’s best for Unilever

    Unilever is to scrap its Anglo-Dutch dual structure and centralise operations with a single London headquarters

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  • Biscuit boom

    Biscuit boom

    Britain’s biscuit industry is booming according to the latest report released by snack giant pladis

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  • Managerial switch for WorldStar

    Managerial switch for WorldStar

    World Packaging Organisation (WPO) member The Lebanese Packaging Center (LibanPack –www.libanpack.org) will assume WorldStar Packaging Award management from the start of next year. Since 2010, the world’s most coveted global packaging competition has been successfully organised by WPO British member IOM3. “As IOM3 has decided not to continue this task in the future, WPO Board members and myself issued a

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