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Lidl to remove cartoon characters from cereal packaging by spring
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Lidl to remove cartoon characters from cereal packaging by spring

Jan 3rd 2020, 10:37 PM 45,366 Views 67 Comments

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

Poll: Do you think supermarkets should reduce plastic packaging?
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Poll: Do you think supermarkets should reduce plastic packaging?

Mar 24th 2018, 8:30 AM 35,824 Views 128 Comments

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

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

Nov 24th 2017, 12:59 PM 7,820 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Jul 30th 2017, 7:30 AM 24,797 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Mar 29th 2017, 6:45 AM 19,159 Views 35 Comments

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

Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging
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Supermarket apologises after selling peeled mandarins in plastic packaging

Mar 5th 2016, 8:45 AM 49,309 Views 59 Comments

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

Aldi accidentally wrote c**t on their crackers
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# Undercrackers

Aldi accidentally wrote c**t on their crackers

Sep 4th 2015, 10:04 AM 8,616 Views 6 Comments

In an English CoUNTry garden.

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

Jul 12th 2015, 9:30 AM 29,763 Views 29 Comments

“Labels are for cans, not for people.”

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

Feb 17th 2015, 7:38 PM 24,560 Views 204 Comments

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

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

Dec 24th 2014, 8:15 AM 7,739 Views 11 Comments

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

This Tesco Buttermilk has some packaging issues
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# Buttermilk

This Tesco Buttermilk has some packaging issues

Oct 26th 2014, 11:48 AM 8,937 Views 3 Comments

They made a balls of it.

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

Feb 13th 2014, 1:10 PM 12,835 Views 65 Comments

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

Today is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day
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# Bubble Trouble

Today is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

Jan 27th 2014, 11:57 AM 1,223 Views 0 Comments

Get out there and show bubble wrap some love.

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

Dec 5th 2013, 6:45 AM 6,165 Views 5 Comments

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

New EU law will require graphic images on cigarette packaging
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New EU law will require graphic images on cigarette packaging

Jan 15th 2013, 6:45 AM 4,661 Views 55 Comments

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

Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes
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Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes

Dec 1st 2012, 2:02 PM 12,522 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.

Supermarket chain criticised for pre-peeled bananas
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Supermarket chain criticised for pre-peeled bananas

Sep 26th 2012, 7:15 AM 21,760 Views 47 Comments

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

Australian state's plan for smoke free generation faces opposition
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Australian state's plan for smoke free generation faces opposition

Aug 23rd 2012, 8:45 AM 5,314 Views 27 Comments

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

In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend
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In numbers: Ireland's growing recycling trend

Aug 22nd 2012, 7:40 AM 5,485 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Dec 22nd 2011, 10:58 AM 1,837 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.

Photos on cigarette boxes "will reduce amount of smokers"
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Photos on cigarette boxes "will reduce amount of smokers"

Jul 8th 2011, 12:04 PM 1,513 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.