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Sipping with a purpose – Polytag joins forces with One Water

We’re thrilled to share some exciting news from Polytag (yes…more!). We recently announced a game-changing partnership with One Water, the…

Polytag brings home TWO trophies at the MRW National Recycling Award 2023

WOW! A night to remember… Last month we took home two trophies at the MRW National Recycling Awards, which took…

Blighty Booch teams up with Polytag for innovative QR Codes!

Wales-based Blighty Booch Kombucha has joined forces with Polytag, implementing GS1-approved, unique-every-time QR codes across its product range. In collaboration…

6-Month Free Trial for Small Brands

Exciting news for small brands looking to step up their game – we are thrilled to announce a limited time…

QR Codes – What’s the difference?

Have you ever wondered what sets Polytag apart from the rest? 🤔 At Polytag, we redefine the potential of QR…
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Ocado Retail, Bower and Polytag Report

Click here to read the report! Through our ongoing partnership with Ocado Retail and support from the recycling technology app,…

Double Triumph at the UK Packaging Awards

Last week marked a momentous occasion for Polytag, as we not only clinched one prestigious award but two remarkable accolades at the UK Packaging Awards.

The RECOUP Plastic Resource and Recycling Conference 2023

Recently, Rosa Knox-Bradley, Project Manager at Polytag, went along to the RECOUP Plastic Resource and Recycling Conference 2023 – the…
Milk bottles on a breakfast counter with the Bower app open.

Ocado Retail gives 20p back to customers that recycle its milk bottles in world-first with Polytag

In a world-first initiative, Ocado Retail is enabling its customers to earn monetary rewards for recycling Ocado Own-Brand milk bottles…

New Polytag website

We’re absolutely thrilled to unveil our revamped website, and we can’t wait to share all the exciting updates with you!

Our new website has been given a fresh new look and it’s brimming with some fantastic features that we think you’ll love.

Aldi teams up with Polytag to gain more recycling information

Britain’s fourth-largest supermarket, Aldi, has become the latest major retailer in the UK to partner with recycling technology company Polytag…

Co-op Employs Polytag’s Recycling Technology

Recycling technology innovator, Polytag, is set to apply both unique-every-time QR codes and UV tags to Co-op own-label PET 2-litre…

Statement from Polytag on the Government’s response to the Consultation Introducing a Deposit Return Scheme in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Alice Rackley, CEO of Digital Deposit Return Scheme (DDRS) technology pioneer Polytag, has issued the following statement following the Government’s…

Polytag’s CEO responds to Society of Independent Brewers’ Letter to the Welsh Government

  Dear Buster Grant, Emma McClarkin, Miles Beale, Dave Dalton, Kate Nicholls and Bob Price,   I read with interest…

Daily Telegraph: Ocado shoppers could get cash back to scan recycling under delayed deposit return scheme

We’re delighted to announce a world-first partnership with leading online grocery retailer, Ocado. Working with Xact and Interket we are…

Lets Recycle: Co-op and Polytag to track bottles’ ‘recycling journey’

We are proud have announced a new partnership with leading retailer, Co-op that will enable it to identify how much…

The Grocer: Broken promises: is setting environmental targets doing more harm than good?

According to The Grocer, many brands and retailers have set big environmental targets, only to fall short. Our CEO, Alice…

MRW: Data standard launched to address packaging EPR obligations

OPRL has launched Open 3P – a scheme intended to enable retailers, brands and packaging suppliers to meet their extended…

Polytag’s CEO responds to DRS announcement delays

By opening the door for a digital DRS, there is a real possibility delays would not be needed, says Alice…

Polytag’s CEO responds to Scottish Parliament’s Cross-party for Beers and pubs’ on Scotland’s DRS

Once again, the long-awaited deposit return scheme, earmarked to transform the UK’s recycling fortunes, is having its integrity questioned. The…

Polytag’s becomes GS1 UK partner

Following a rigorous certification process, Polytag’s technology has successfully passed the GS1 UK partner approval process, meaning Polytag’s describe, tag…

Polytag CEO recognised by Innovate UK

  In celebration of International Women’s Day on 8th March this year, Polytag CEO Alice Rackley was one of 38…

Polytag comments on the government’s EPR consultation response

Alice Rackley, CEO of Polytag, said: “We are pleased that there has been an announcement on the long awaited Extended…

Polytag comments on Scotland DRS announcement

Alice Rackley, the CEO of Polytag, commented: It’s disappointing that during discussions around Scotland’s deposit return scheme in the Scottish…

Polytag comments on Prime Minister’s recycling remarks

Phil Sutton, an expert in the sustainability and plastic recycling field and founder of Polytag, commented: “The Prime Minister’s comments…

Kerbside return schemes prove their value to brands and households

Results from Wales’ first Kerbside Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) pilot, which ran in Conwy, North Wales, over the summer, have…

Polytag prepares for the DRS rush by appointing Alice Rackley

Polytag, which provides unique describe, tag and trace technology to enable the plastic packaging circular economy, has announced Alice Rackley…

Getting ready for the Conwy Pilot

At Polytag, we will commence a pilot with our Digital Deposit Return Scheme (DDRS) technology in Conwy, in Wales, starting…
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The Greasby Trial

A key milestone for Polytag’s technology was the Greasby trial, that was run in Q4 2019 in partnership with Ecosurety.…
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Polytag’s technology partnership  with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC Cymru)

Wednesday, 5th May 2021 Polytag has entered a partnership through the Welsh Government (Smart Cymru) with the Advanced Manufacturing Research…

11 Reasons to pursue a fully Digital Deposit Return Scheme

At Polytag we’re developing a tag and trace system that will enable, amongst many other things a fully Digital Deposit…