Loughborough University has recently secured funding to tackle plastic waste in the UK. The PPFTG project will develop, prototype, and evaluate a novel circular business model that combines smart-technology enabled products and services to reduce the environmental, societal, and economic impact of food to go packaging.

Loughborough awarded £1m to research alternatives to single-use plastic packaging | Loughborough University (lboro.ac.uk)

The project is led by Dr Garrath Wilson, based in the Design School, with co-investigators Dr Rhoda Trimingham (Design School), Dr Elliot Woolley (Manufacturing Engineering) and Dr Fiona Hatton (Materials).

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