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Packaging Gateway
Aug 14, 2020

BGZ brands commits to 100% recyclable plastic-free packaging

The company, which owns three large device-accessory brands: BodyGuardz, Lander and Moxyo, pledged to make its packaging 100% recyclable and plastic-free. Starting from late-2020, BGZ brands will make all BodyGuardz and Lander packaging 100% paper while packaging for its Moxyo...
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Sustainable Plastics
Aug 14, 2020

Design for recycling is crucial for all packaging

While the current recycling focus of the UK government is mainly on food packaging, Plastics Recycling Charity, Recoup would like to see more attention going out to other packaging categories as well. To that end, the organisation has developed a suite of case studies, with th...
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Sourcing Journal
Aug 14, 2020

Diesel introduces green label sustainable denim styles for fall

Premium denim brand Diesel is branching into green territory with new sustainable pieces for men and women.
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Food Dive
Aug 14, 2020

Impossible Foods closes $200M funding round

According to the release, Impossible Foods will use the money to expand R&D, scale up manufacturing, increase its retail presence and availability, and for commercialization and development of plant-based products including Impossible Pork, milk, steak and other foods.
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Aug 14, 2020

SuperValu launches new compostable packaging on organic produce

SuperValu has announced that all packaging on 19 organic produce lines in store is now fully compostable.
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SB News
Aug 14, 2020

The future of fashion Is in biomaterials and circularity

The circular economy is here to stay — and no industry is better positioned to take on this challenge than fashion. The designers, innovators and business people in this industry are starting a revolution that ensures doing good never goes out of style.
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Aug 14, 2020

This startup is turning landfill-bound fruit and vegetables into he...

A large percentage of America’s fruits and vegetables are thrown out before they are eaten because they don’t look perfect. This shameful practice has a significant financial and environmental cost. Enter Amy Keller, co-founder of Pure Plus+, a startup that saves produce desti...
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Packaging News
Aug 14, 2020

Transcend secures investment and pivots to compostables

Transcend Packaging is putting more emphasis on compostables as it looks to invest the recent £10m funding it secured. Known for manufacturing McDonald’s paper straws, the 150-staff company pivoted into home-compostable CE-marked PPE two weeks into lockdown, securing contract...
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British Plastics and Rubber
Aug 13, 2020

Broadway launches sustainable solution for single-use PPE

Broadway Colours has developed a marine-based additive that is ideal for use in the manufacture of PPE.
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Aug 13, 2020

Compass and Fareshare partnership putting food waste to good use

Foodservice business, Compass Group UK & Ireland, and FareShare, the charity which fights hunger and tackles food waste have saved a staggering 172.5 tonnes of food, enough to make 410,792 meals.
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The European Supermarket Magazine
Aug 13, 2020

Dairy industry should adopt a pragmatic approach to EU packaging st...

Recent moves to shore up the European Commission's Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive, with a view to reducing waste and enhancing the sustainability of the packaging industry, should be met with a pragmatic approach by the dairy sector, the European Dairy Association (ED...
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Aug 13, 2020

Greiner Packaging partners with Plastic Bank

Plastic Bank is empowering the world to stop ocean plastic. It builds ethical recycling ecosystems in coastal communities and reprocesses the materials for reintroduction into the global manufacturing supply chain. Greiner Packaging has committed to supporting the activation ...
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The Business Times
Aug 13, 2020

Local firms saved 12m pieces of single-use plastics in 2019: WWF-Si...

MORE than 12 million pieces of single-use plastic packaging and items were saved in 2019 by local companies under the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Singapore's Pact (Plastic ACTion) initiative, the conservation organisation said on Thursday.
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Aug 13, 2020

NIVEA launches its first shower gel refill station to reduce plasti...

German skincare manufacturer Beiersdorf is on a mission to minimize, slow down, reduce, and close its material cycles. With a focus on plastic packaging, Beiersdorf’s biggest global brand, NIVEA, has just launched its first shower gel refill station. The prototype, which will ...
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Cosmetics Design-Europe
Aug 13, 2020

P&G trials refill pods under Olay

Personal care major Proctor & Gamble is trialling refill pods for its skin care brand Olay via Amazon in the UK for a limited time.
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Sourcing Journal
Aug 13, 2020

Prana launches 'movement' to tackle fashion's packaging problem

Prana has made a commitment to eliminate plastic from its consumer packaging by 2021, keep materials from ancient and endangered forests out of its supply chain by 2022 and stop sourcing virgin forest fibers from by 2025.
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Business Wire
Aug 13, 2020

Ralph Lauren Corporation announces investment in leading sustainabl...

Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) today announced a minority investment in Natural Fiber Welding, Inc. (NFW), a leading sustainable material science startup that has revolutionized the reuse of natural fibers – such as cotton waste – into patented, high-performance materials.
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Packaging Gateway
Aug 13, 2020

Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box launches new service for boxed wines

Corrugated packaging company Smurfit Kappa has launched new Bag-in-Box service to enhance boxed wines’ shelf-life.
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TODAY Singapore
Aug 13, 2020

S'pore not in a hurry to ban plastic bags, exploring new ways to re...

A ban on plastic bags is not a move that the Government will make “in a hurry”, given that Singapore already incinerates its plastic waste and harvests energy from that process, said Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu.
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Science Daily
Aug 13, 2020

Sustainable nylon production made possible by bacteria discovery

Nylon manufacture could be revolutionised by the discovery that bacteria can make a key chemical involved in the process, without emitting harmful greenhouse gases.
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Aug 13, 2020

Tops turns to app that helps reduce food waste through flash sales

Tops Friendly Markets is starting a new program that aims to reduce food waste. The local grocery store chain is allowing six of their Buffalo area stores to offer food nearing their sell-by-date at up to 50 percent through the app Flashfood.
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Modern Diplomacy
Aug 12, 2020

ADB approves $73 million package to develop waste-to-energy facilit...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $73.39 million concessional loan and grant to the Government of Maldives to develop a waste treatment facility using waste-to-energy (WTE) technology and disposal infrastructure for the Greater Malé region and neighboring outer i...
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Recycling Product News
Aug 12, 2020

Alberta alliance on plastics aiming to create circular economy and ...

The new Plastics Alliance of Alberta, a collaboration between government, industry and academia, is meant to help transform and innovate Alberta's plastics sector by creating a plastics circular economy within the province.
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Aug 12, 2020

As camping gains popularity, here are some hacks for A zero-waste trip

Camping seems to be a lifestyle nowadays rather than a retreat into nature for a break from daily life and with the increase in campsite use, many popular parks are reporting more and more trash left behind. The goal of camping, and any venture into nature, is to leave no trac...
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Aug 12, 2020

CaixaBank launches Spain's first 100% recycled credit card

CaixaBank has today launched the first credit card in Spain to be made from 100% recycled material.
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Aug 12, 2020

California initiative to fight plastic pollution submits petitions ...

Supporters of an initiative to reduce plastic waste today submitted more than 870,000 voter signatures to qualify the Plastics Free California initiative for the ballot – significantly more than the 623,212 signatures required.
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Aug 12, 2020

Celeste Barber encourages Aussies to 'Get Your Jugs Out' in hilario...

The quirky campaign encourages Australians to make the switch from bottled water to great tasting filtered tap water, using a BRITA filter jug at home, with the creative brought to life with Celeste’s cheeky, yet relatable sense of humour.
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Recycling Today
Aug 12, 2020

Deep Green Waste & Recycling will seek acquisitions

The CEO of Woodinville, Washington-based Deep Green Waste & Recycling Inc. (DGWR) says the firm, which has an over the counter (OTC) stock listing, intends to use that financing to make acquisitions in the waste and recycling sector.
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Furniture Production Magazine
Aug 12, 2020

Dow and Eco-mobilier enter into an innovation partnership for the R...

Dow and Eco-mobilier, the French mattress and furniture EPR (Extended Producer Responsibility) organisation, today jointly announced a new collaboration for the collection and supply of post-consumer polyurethane foam for the Renuva Mattress Recycling Program.
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HomeWorld Business
Aug 12, 2020

EcoVessel acquires U-Konserve Food Storage Company

EcoVessel, a Boulder, CO-based manufacturer of reusable hydration products, has acquired U-Konserve, a food storage and reusable container company based in Sausalito, CA.

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