As mentioned in our Christmas 2017 blog, street-food is enjoying its time in the limelight thanks to growing demand from the consumer for innovative, globally-influenced lunch and snack options. When the consumer thinks of artisan street-food however, it’s unlikely that they associate classic white or champagne coloured EPS trays with being an eco-friendly packaging alternative for their favourite street-foods.
Packaging manufacturers face a balancing act of creating innovative products that also meet the needs of environmentally sensitive consumers. At the recent Verona Fresh! Seminar, Director of Innovation at LINPAC, Alan Davey, explained how LINPAC is addressing these issues.
So you’ve got a recycling routine that works for you. You know it like the back of your hand and there’s not one empty plastic bottle or can in sight in the kitchen that isn’t waiting to be collected for recycling. The job is done! But is it really?
San Francisco is banning single use plastic water bottles on its city property. During the next four years, the ban will phase out the sale and distribution of plastic water bottles holding 21 ounces or less within the city.
The latest data we can find is that 50 billion single serve bottles of water were used by Americans in 2007 – with a recycling rate of only 23% therefore over 38 billion bottles end up in landfill. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, in 2010, the U.S alone also generated 31 million tons of plastic waste.
With the sun set to shine, a barbecue is a must. But a summer barbecue can easily turn into a summer disaster if proper precautions aren’t taken to ensure food safety.
According to the Food Standards Agency, cooks are making their guests ill by charring meat but not cooking it all the way through – in fact, it claims the number of food poisoning cases are up by 27% compared to figures from the last 3 years.
We’ve compiled a list of dos and don’ts to ensure a barbecue goes without a hiccup.
Oxford Council wanted to become the first English Council to ban polystyrene take-away food containers. It claimed the move would cut litter whilst promoting the use of biodegradable packaging and recyclable materials.
But the so called ban was reversed before it was even enforced.
Featherstone Rovers are delighted to announce that star signing Reni Maitua has had his Visa approved and will be boarding a flight to the UK on Friday and will be here in time for our Kingstone Press Championship game against Sheffield Eagles on Monday evening (6pm kick off).
When the Finance Department at LINPAC Featherstone were looking for an event that would enable them to give back to the community the obvious choice for them was to support the UK Stroke Association by abseiling down the 3rd tallest building in Leeds!
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