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#packaging

# packaging - Friday 3 January, 2020

Lidl to remove cartoon characters from cereal packaging by spring
# Sugar Crash
# Sugar Crash

Lidl to remove cartoon characters from cereal packaging by spring

Jan 3rd 2020, 10:37 PM 45,416 Views 67 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think supermarkets should reduce plastic packaging?

Mar 24th 2018, 8:30 AM 35,846 Views 128 Comments

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
# Repak

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

Nov 24th 2017, 12:59 PM 7,835 Views 31 Comments

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
# Boxing Clever
# Boxing Clever

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

Jul 30th 2017, 7:30 AM 24,826 Views 46 Comments

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
# Fight The Fags
# Fight The Fags

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

Mar 29th 2017, 6:45 AM 19,881 Views 35 Comments

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
# What A Waste
# What A Waste

Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging

Mar 5th 2016, 8:45 AM 49,341 Views 59 Comments

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

# packaging - Friday 4 September, 2015

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

Aldi accidentally wrote c**t on their crackers

Sep 4th 2015, 10:04 AM 8,749 Views 6 Comments

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
# Ramadan
# Ramadan

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

Jul 12th 2015, 9:30 AM 29,853 Views 29 Comments

“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'
# War On Tobacco
# War On Tobacco

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

Feb 17th 2015, 7:38 PM 24,592 Views 204 Comments

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)
# Bottle It Up
# Bottle It Up

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

Dec 24th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,756 Views 11 Comments

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

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

This Tesco Buttermilk has some packaging issues

Oct 26th 2014, 11:48 AM 8,977 Views 3 Comments

They made a balls of it.

# packaging - Thursday 13 February, 2014

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

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

Feb 13th 2014, 1:10 PM 12,885 Views 65 Comments

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

# packaging - Monday 27 January, 2014

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

Today is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

Jan 27th 2014, 11:57 AM 1,261 Views 0 Comments

Get out there and show bubble wrap some love.

# packaging - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Further Pfizer jobs could be at risk in 2015
# Packaging
# Packaging

Further Pfizer jobs could be at risk in 2015

Dec 5th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,178 Views 5 Comments

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
# Tobacco
# Tobacco

New EU law will require graphic images on cigarette packaging

Jan 15th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,755 Views 55 Comments

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
# Australia
# Australia

Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes

Dec 1st 2012, 2:02 PM 12,714 Views 39 Comments

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
# Bananas
# Bananas

Supermarket chain criticised for pre-peeled bananas

Sep 26th 2012, 7:15 AM 21,792 Views 47 Comments

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
# Smoking
# Smoking

Australian state's plan for smoke free generation faces opposition

Aug 23rd 2012, 8:45 AM 5,328 Views 27 Comments

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
# Packaging
# Packaging

In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend

Aug 22nd 2012, 7:40 AM 5,502 Views 8 Comments

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

# packaging - Thursday 22 December, 2011

In numbers: what we consume over Christmas
# Recycling
# Recycling

In numbers: what we consume over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2011, 10:58 AM 1,849 Views 7 Comments

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"
# Smokers
# Smokers

Photos on cigarette boxes "will reduce amount of smokers"

Jul 8th 2011, 12:04 PM 1,544 Views 18 Comments

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.