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# packaging - Friday 3 January, 2020

Lidl to remove cartoon characters from cereal packaging by spring

The supermarket hopes the move will help parents resist ‘pester power’ from their children.

# packaging - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Poll: Do you think supermarkets should reduce plastic packaging? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think supermarkets should reduce plastic packaging?

Campaigners are asking people to leave the excess plastic packaging with the cashier.

# packaging - Friday 24 November, 2017

Wrapping waste used in online deliveries has increased by 28% - report

Repak wants online retailers to contribute to recycling efforts being made here in Ireland.

# packaging - Sunday 30 July, 2017

Marks & Spencer is cutting down on packaging - here's how other supermarkets measure up

Supervalu and Centra said that “packaging plays an important role in containing, preserving and protecting food”.

# packaging - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From September, all cigarette packs sold in Ireland will look the same

This makes part of effort to have Ireland tobacco free by 2025.

# packaging - Saturday 5 March, 2016

Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging

Wholefoods have gone back to selling mandarins as they should be.

# packaging - Friday 4 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Aldi accidentally wrote c**t on their crackers Undercrackers

Aldi accidentally wrote c**t on their crackers

In an English CoUNTry garden.

# packaging - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Coke is removing logos from its packaging to try to make you a better person

“Labels are for cans, not for people.”

# packaging - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Big Tobacco is threatening James Reilly but plain packs 'will be in shops by May 2017'

Minister James Reilly said he “must drive forward” the legislation.

# packaging - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Your Christmas dinner is in the bin (well, the leftovers)

We’re second in the EU28 for recycling – but here’s how we could do a hell of a lot better.

# packaging - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Tesco Buttermilk has some packaging issues Buttermilk

This Tesco Buttermilk has some packaging issues

They made a balls of it.

# packaging - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Tobacco bosses told: 'You represent an illness industry, it's payback time'

The bosses of the cigarette companies maintain that plain tobacco packaging will boost illegal sales.

# packaging - Monday 27 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Today is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day Bubble Trouble

Today is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

Get out there and show bubble wrap some love.

# packaging - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Further Pfizer jobs could be at risk in 2015

However, the pharmaceutical giant will be investing in research and development, potentially negating these losses.

# packaging - Tuesday 15 January, 2013

New EU law will require graphic images on cigarette packaging

Legislation to give legal effect to the new European rules will be debated in the Dáil when it reconvenes tomorrow morning.

# packaging - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes

All cigarettes will now have to be sold in identical, olive-brown packets bearing the same typeface and largely covered with graphic health warnings.

# packaging - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Supermarket chain criticised for pre-peeled bananas

The Austrian-based supermarket Billa wrapped the peeled bananas in plastic packaging.

# packaging - Thursday 23 August, 2012

Australian state's plan for smoke free generation faces opposition

The motion follows last week’s vote to introduce strict cigarette packaging laws in the whole country.

# packaging - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend

Some 208,000 tonnes of household packaged was recovered last year.

# packaging - Thursday 22 December, 2011

In numbers: what we consume over Christmas

Fifty million cans of beer, 22 million bottles of wine, four million boxes of chocolates – Repak says recycling can ease the guilt.

# packaging - Friday 8 July, 2011

Photos on cigarette boxes "will reduce amount of smokers"

Senator Mary Moran told the Seanad that the introduction of combined photo and text warning will in the long-term reduce the number of people who smoke.