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Ireland’s DRS administrator publishes guidance ahead of February 2024 launch

Ireland’s Deposit Return Scheme (DRS) goes live on Thursday 1 February. From that day forward, consumers will pay a deposit of either 15 or 25 cents on single-use PET plastic bottles and aluminium/steel cans depending on their size.

Industry news

17/01/2024

Building the future: the integration of Digital Twins and GS1 standards

GS1 UK head of construction, Shervin Yousefzadeh, explores how the integration of Digital Twins and GS1 standards is enabling unprecedented levels of insight.

Opinion piece

12/01/2024

Defra appoints Chris Tyas OBE as new non-executive board member

Chris' three year term will see him provide strategic and corporate leadership to the department.

Industry news

12/01/2024

Delivering the promise of end-to-end traceability

How IPC and Subway harnessed the power of trusted data to achieve end-to-end supply chain visibility.

Industry news

11/01/2024

GS1 UK invests in senior hire to drive improved product data across the construction industry

An experienced digital construction leader with a background in civil engineering, Shervin will spearhead GS1 UK’s strategic approach and lead on driving collaboration and influence across industry.

Industry news

09/01/2024

Digital Product Passports: setting new standards for sharing product information

In December 2023, the European Commission and the European Parliament provisionally agreed to include the introduction of a Digital Product Passport in the EU’s revised sustainability product legislation.

Industry news

03/01/2024

AdvanceFirst on the future of EDI

GS1 UK partners, AdvanceFirst share their thoughts on electronic data interchange (EDI) and its place in the future of business.

Guest opinion piece

27/12/2023

Healthcare roundup for 2023

After an impactful year for Scan4Safety and GS1 standards in healthcare, head of healthcare, Glen Hodgson, looks back at some of the key successes of the past 12 months.

Opinion piece

21/12/2023

CCF’s product traceability initiative underpins the ‘golden thread’ of construction data

Leading insulation, drywall, and ceiling products distributor CCF has developed a new process to provide a detailed ‘end to end’ report that tracks products from the manufacturer, at manufacturing batch level.

Industry news

13/12/2023

Navigating sales channels and routes to markets in drinks

We recently joined our community partners, Bread & Jam, to hear insights and tips from a range of successful drink brands.

Industry news

12/12/2023

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