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Britvic commit to green packaging pledge

Britvic announced Friday that it will commit to a UK-based scheme designed to cut packaging waste from its products as part of an agreement with the Waste & Resource Action...

Coca-Cola reforms to tap water sustainability calls

Coca-Cola today pledged to overhaul how it uses water throughout its operations and bottling franchises in a drive for greater environmental sustainability.

New technology makes beer green

Australian brewer Fosters is doing its bit to go green by adopting a new brewing technology that produces energy via waste products.

Commission takes tough line on greenhouse gas emissions

In a bid to hold down greenhouse gas emissions under the bloc's carbon dioxide trading scheme the European Commission yesterday ordered Belgium and Holland to cap allowances below what their...

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Film gives coffee firms a roasting on sustainability

Buying practices of the world's biggest coffee companies have come under renewed public scrutiny from a new film which explores the journey of coffee beans from plantation to cup.

New technology targets diet soft drinks makers

Soft drinks makers looking to replace sugar with sweeteners to reach health-conscious consumers could save time and money with an award-winning new technology from UK supplier Pursuit Dynamics, reports Chris...

Cost-saving insulation promises a greener future

A new environmentally friendly form of insulation for packaging and freezing applications provides between five and seven times the insulation capacity over current technologies, writes Anthony Fletcher.

EU to promote plant sustainability

European companies and researchers should share the profits made on products using exotic plants such as ginseng and green tea with the countries of origin, urges a European Commission communication...

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