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Cosmetics Design Europe
Sep 16, 2020

‘Accelerating action’: Johnson & Johnson outlines 2030 goals on pla...

Personal care major Johnson & Johnson has outlined a range of measures in its ‘healthy lives mission’ program that aim to boost sustainability and improve the health of consumers over the next ten years.
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Dezeen
Sep 16, 2020

Alexandra Sipa weaves discarded electrical wires together like lace...

Abstract floral patterns and oversized ruffles are fashioned from reclaimed electrical wires in the Romanian Camouflage collection by Central Saint Martins womenswear graduate Alexandra Sipa.The multicoloured cables grace everything from a scallop-edged vest, to a bustier with...
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Food Engineering Magazine
Sep 16, 2020

Bimbo, Kroger among brands using mail-in recycling for flexible pac...

TerraCycle is gaining ground in the food industry with new customers for its waste reuse and recycling models. The Kroger Co. is working with TerraCycle to give people nationwide a way to recycle flexible packaging of more than 300 products from Simple Truth, the grocery chain...
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Packaging Gateway
Sep 16, 2020

CEFLEX recommends use of recyclable mono-materials for packaging

In its first position paper, CEFLEX pointed to collaborative effort towards a circular economy and stated the need to assess functional needs of packaging and, when required, to redesign the current flexible packaging to a recyclable mono-material. CEFLEX stakeholders are coll...
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Environment + Energy Leader
Sep 16, 2020

Conagra moves to more sustainable recyclable cubes for Swiss Miss H...

Conagra Brands and Berry Global announced a new package design for Conagra’s Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa line that reduces the carbon footprint associated with manufacturing and transporting the hot cocoa containers by 15%. Conagra says this is the first major hot cocoa brand to move...
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Packaging Gateway
Sep 16, 2020

Georgia-Pacific to recycle single-use PE-coated paper cups

US pulp and paper company Georgia-Pacific has announced that its recycled paper mills are open to accept mixed paper bales containing single-use polyethylene (PE)-coated paper cups.
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Produce Market Guide
Sep 16, 2020

Giro Pack focuses on sustainable packaging and use of plastic

Giro Pack Inc. is rethinking plastic in terms reducing it, and optimizing its use in each package it manufactures to reduce overall environmental effects. The company already offers reduced plastic options through its Standard and Light programs, which highlight the recyclabil...
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Circular Online
Sep 16, 2020

Iceland calls for 'transparent' plastic packaging reporting among r...

Iceland has joined forces with Friends of the Earth, Greenpeace, A Plastic Planet and Surfers Against Sewage to call for the retail and wider business sector to commit to enhanced transparency in reporting on plastic consumption.
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Wtvox
Sep 16, 2020

Krnach sustainable handbags a perfect case of circular fashion

Krnach was founded by Amanda Beth Krnach, an American expert artisan. Amanda’s decades of experience in the fashion industry and close relationship with textile mills made her realise that the apparel industry creates mountains of textile waste, on all production stages. It wa...
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Packaging Gateway
Sep 16, 2020

Maison Ruinart’s new recyclable case launches in Selfridges

Champagne brand Maison Ruinart’s new 100% recyclable case has been introduced in UK department store Selfridges.
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Plastics Today
Sep 16, 2020

Navy develops biodegrading 3D printing formulation for disposable o...

Underwater equipment strategically left in the ocean could be made biodegradable, thanks to a recent invention from U.S. Navy scientists. A team of scientists at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Panama City, Florida, was issued a 20-year patent for a 3D-printable material m...
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Nuffoods Spectrum
Sep 16, 2020

Nestlé secures access to food-grade recycled plastics

Nestlé has announced a $30 million investment in the Closed Loop Leadership Fund, the private equity fund of circular economy investment firm Closed Loop Partners to lead the shift from virgin plastics to the use of food-grade recycled plastics in the U.S.
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Packaging Strategies
Sep 16, 2020

New wash-off adhesive from Acucote provides debonding

Acucote, a solutions-oriented pressure-sensitive adhesive coating manufacturer, has introduced WOff, a Wash Off Adhesive. This water-based formula provides debonding of non-recyclable label materials from PET and glass containers - making them recoverable.
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Packaging Strategies
Sep 16, 2020

Persil switches to 100% recyclable bottles

Unilever-owned laundry brand Persil has switched to 100% recyclable bottles as part of the company’s new ‘Clean Future’ initiative. The bottles are made with 50% post-consumer recycled plastic, and the dosing ball previously provided with every bottle has been removed, reducin...
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EFA News - European Food Agency
Sep 16, 2020

"Recycle me again": new Coca Cola slogan for a circular economy

"Recycle me again" is the new Coca Cola slogan, printed on the labels of the new bottles of the company. A packaging made with 50% recycled plastic (rPET), a sign of the Group's commitment to support a circular economy and more sustainable production.
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Cosmetics Design
Sep 16, 2020

Taking on the roll-on: Singapore brand encourages consumers to embr...

The eco-entrepreneur behind Smood Natural Deodorants is observing more interest in zero-waste personal care products despite hurdles such as the lack of convenience. The eco-entrepreneur behind Smood Natural Deodorants is observing more interest in zero-waste personal care pro...
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Papermag
Sep 16, 2020

The Parsons grad making tailored coats from plastic bottles

Conceptualized and developed with Yoox's design team, the capsule features suits, coats, and trousers made for both men and women in fabrics constructed entirely from recycled plastic bottles. With tailoring at its center, jackets are made with detachable panels, allowing for ...
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E! Online
Sep 16, 2020

These fall 2020 sustainable fashions will help you save the planet ...

From carry-all purses to new wear-everywhere flats, and even the re-imagining of classic denim, these are the must-haves of the season for any eco-friendly wardrobe.
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EPS News
Sep 15, 2020

3 ways the recycling supply chain is using blockchain

New technology — like the blockchain, a kind of secure and shared digital ledger — may be able to help. Companies in a variety of sectors are increasingly interested in how the tech can be used to improve data transparency and build trust between parties. Now, the recycling in...
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Green Queen Media
Sep 15, 2020

6 most exciting packaging startups helping solve the plastic waste ...

A number of companies are now pioneering innovative solutions to traditional packaging. While the packaging alternative industry is full of new ideas, this article features six startups from around the world that are at the forefront of fighting packaging waste with their clev...
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Recycling International
Sep 15, 2020

Blockchain tracks entire life cycle of recycled materials

US firm RecycleGO is building an open-source blockchain platform for tracking the life cycle of recyclable materials. The first phase of the project allows collaborators to identify the history of a particular plastic bottle from the moment it is created to when it is collecte...
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EU-Startups
Sep 15, 2020

Copenhagen-based startup True Gum raises €1 million as demand for p...

The Copenhagen-based startup True Gum, who produces a plastic-free and plant-based chewing gum, has just raised €1 million from a German VC to further expand their efforts. The investor is the venture capital fund Oyster Bay, which specializes in food and beverage consumer goo...
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Grimsby Live
Sep 15, 2020

Food waste trials to start early next year to increase recycling an...

A campaign booklet to help residents in the 75,000 households in North East Lincolnshire recycle more will be issued at the end of the year to tell residents how to make 2021 a record-breaker for recycling. In North East Lincolnshire the amount to be recycled is due to rise fr...
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DeeperBlue.com
Sep 15, 2020

Fourth Element unveils 'OceanPositive' surface wetsuit

The high levels of energy required to produce petroleum neoprene contribute towards climate change, releasing toxic gasses emitted in the chemical processing plants. To that end, the new Surface wetsuit is made using Yulex Pure, a completely natural rubber that comes from a su...
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TechCrunch
Sep 15, 2020

HowGood launches Latis, a sustainability assessment tool for consum...

HowGood, which provides a sustainability database for consumer product ingredients, is publicly launching its product Latis and has already signed an initial customer with Danone North America, the company said. The company said that its Latis tool can be used to determine the...
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Packaging News
Sep 15, 2020

Juice claims sustainability success with eco-packs

Earlier this year the Banbury-based firm became the first UK mobile phone accessories manufacturer to completely remove single-use plastic packaging from its products. Its staple product line of cables we also then sold in 100% recyclable packaging manufactured from post-consu...
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Hong Kong Tatler
Sep 15, 2020

Latest Tom Ford watch to be made entirely from recycled ocean plastic

The Tom Ford Ocean Plastic timepiece will hit the market at US$995 and will be globally available as soon as November of this year—but it’s not the first watchmaker to embark on ocean conservation projects.
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CNN
Sep 15, 2020

LEGO to phase out single-use plastic packaging

The LEGO Group has announced plans to package its products in recyclable paper rather than single-use plastic.The Danish toymaker said in a statement on Tuesday that the new bags will begin appearing in LEGO boxes starting in 2021, as part of a $400 million investment into sus...
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Cosmetics Design
Sep 15, 2020

‘Made-to-order’: L’Oréal files patent on smart robotic system for p...

International beauty major L’Oréal has designed a means to manufacture custom-made hair dye kits, integrating e-commerce orders from consumers directly into a smart robotic filling system.
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CRN Australia
Sep 15, 2020

Melbourne's Aspire Technology deploys CommsChoice SD-WAN to recycle...

Melbourne-based Aspire Technology Group has been tapped to deploy Commschoice’s SD-WAN to recycled plastic manufacturer Replas. Aspire replaced Replas’ multiprotocol label switching (MPLS)-based dedicated IP managed solution being used at the company’s three distributed sites ...

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