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Italy proposes price cuts on plastic-free food and toiletries

Independent - 10/11/2019 6:52:00 PM
Shoppers in Italy could soon receive discounts at the checkout on products sold without packaging under measures proposed by the government to reduce single-use plastic. Food, drinks, shampoos, liquid washes and detergents sold from dispensers or in reusable containers would be cheaper, and shop bosses would be given financial incentives to ...

Waitrose remove 'pointless plastic' from multi-packs as part of trial to cut down on waste

Evening Standard - 10/14/2019 3:23:00 PM
Waitrose is removing plastic wrapping from multi-buy cans as part of a trial to cut down on waste. Customers will still be able to buy goods at a cheaper multi-pack price and the discount will be applied at the till. The supermarket introduced the pilot after customers raised concerns about single-use plastic, which cannot be recycled.

Flexible Plastic Packaging Market Report With Current Trends, Growth Ratio and Size Reckoned Forecast by 2028

MarketWatch - 10/14/2019 5:55:00 AM
The analysis includes competitive study, production information analysis, applications, and region-wise analysis, competitor landscape, consumption and revenue study, cost structure analysis, price evaluation and revenue analysis 2028. The following section sheds lamp on Flexible Plastic Packaging market size, regional changing trends emerging ...

Redmi 8 and 8A launched in China with sub $100 starting price

GSM Arena - 10/14/2019 4:44:00 PM
The Redmi 8 features the new Aura Wave Glass design which began with the Redmi K20 while the 8A opts for the plastic Aura Wave Grip look. The screens are identical 6.22-inch HD+ panels with notches for the 8MP selfie cam. The similarities continue with the 12nm Snapdragon 439 chipset with 3/4GB RAM and 32/64GB storage alongside microSD expansion.

Best Plastic Restorers: Recondition Bumpers and Trim

The Drive - 10/12/2019 9:45:00 PM
The product may not last very long. If you accidentally get it on surrounding painted areas, it may be difficult to remove. This restorer is safe for all trim colors and reconditions vinyl, plastic, and rubber. Price is about two-thirds the cost of competitor brands. The product remains effective between car washes. Adding a second coat now and ...

What Unilever's Plastic Pledge Means for Investors

The Motley Fool - 10/13/2019 11:00:00 PM
Jayson: This is cross-industry, cross-sector. Tesco, for instance, in the U.K., is looking at getting rid of a lot of plastic. A lot of companies are. If you do this the right way, you can cut costs, and you can probably keep your consumer prices the same. But if you paid a nickel less for packaging, then you're pocketing a nickel more in profit.

October European PP CIS export prices up by €10-30/tonne

ICIS - 10/10/2019 3:44:00 PM
MOSCOW (MRC)--European polypropylene (PP) producers increased export prices for October shipments to the CIS countries after the monthly propylene contract rose by €10/tonne, according to the ICIS-MRC Price report. Negotiations over October prices of European PP began at the end of last week. All market participants said European producers ...

This startup is ditching plastic waste by bringing the refills to you

Fast Company - 10/14/2019 10:00:00 AM
Instead, in a pilot that the Chile-based startup Algramo been running since May, customers can bring a reusable plastic bottle back to a vending machine mounted on an ... in a reusable package, with no difference in the price per gram. Over time, the system has expanded to around 2,000 bodegas in Santiago, and the reuse rates by customers ...

Plastic Packaging Market (edition:2019) Share, Size - Worldwide Industry Analysis, Development, Top Manufacture, and Forecast to 2028

MarketWatch - 10/9/2019 6:04:00 AM
The analysis includes competitive study, production information analysis, applications, and region-wise analysis, competitor landscape, consumption and revenue study, cost structure analysis, price evaluation and revenue analysis 2028. The following section sheds lamp on Plastic Packaging market size, regional changing trends emerging new ...

Weak underlying demand to off-set tight supply in SE Asia PP market

ICIS - 10/9/2019 3:40:00 AM
Under such poor downstream market conditions, the majority of resin buyers have adopted an as-needed approach to procurements, preferring to keep PP resin stocks lean. The average year-to-date price of all-origins PP flat yarn in 2019 stands at around $1,096/tonne CFR (cost and freight) SE Asia, some $157/tonne lower than the average price ...