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The Straits Times
Sep 15, 2020

Nearly 100 partners pledge to reduce waste in NEA's campaign, almos...

Close to 100 partners, including hotels, food and beverage outlets and schools, have pledged to reduce food wastage and the use of disposables in Singapore's National Environment Agency's campaign launched on Monday (Sept 14). Companies will encourage their customers to plan t...
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Cosmetics Design
Sep 15, 2020

Noniko and Verity team up on refillable stainless-steel deo packaging

The California-based deodorant brand has plans to be a fully plastic-free business by mid-2021. And the brand’s partnership with a new beauty packaging company is a key piece of that sustainability strategy.
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Running Magazine
Sep 15, 2020

On running launches Cyclon, a subscription-based service that recyc...

Swiss running brand On has launched a groundbreaking shoe recycling program. It’s a subscription-based service that takes your old shoes and sends you new ones, while recycling the used material to make your next pair. Cyclon, as the company calls it, will allow subscribers to...
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Packaging Europe
Sep 15, 2020

Plastics For Change among winners of the Global Maker Challenge

Plastics For Change, which developed the world's first fairtrade verified recycled plastic supply chain, has been announced as the winner of the Climate Change category of the Global Maker Challenge by the Mohammed bin Rashid Initiative for Global Prosperity. The Climate Chang...
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CoinGeek
Sep 15, 2020

RecycleSV wants to 'give monetary value' to your recyclable waste

Achieving a 100% circular economy for packaging is an ambitious goal, but any new idea could one day grow into the global solution we need. Enter RecycleSV, an Edinburgh-based project that wants to use a Bitcoin SV-based incentive system to encourage more recycling activity am...
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Energy Voice
Sep 15, 2020

Sasol pledges to safeguard seas from plastics

Sasol has signed up to Operation Clean Sweep (OCS), intended to prevent plastic waste from entering the sea. The South African chemicals producer said it intended to ensure that its polymer pellets would be manufactured, transported and stored responsibly.
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Packaging Gateway
Sep 15, 2020

Trinseo and Fernholz create new grade of post-consumer r-PS

Plastics and synthetic rubber manufacturer Trinseo and German packaging manufacturer Fernholz have created a new grade of post-consumer recycled polystyrene (r-PS). The new material is based on 20%-30% post-consumer recycled content (PCR).
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Press and Journal
Sep 15, 2020

Ugly vegetables: How wonky cauliflowers and broccoli are helping to...

The launch of a new cauliflower crisp is the latest in a line of healthier snacks made in Scotland using "ugly" vegetables. Clare Johnston discovered how demand for nutritious and eco-friendly food options is helping farmers build a sustainable future.
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Packaging Gateway
Sep 15, 2020

Vinyl Institute of Canada launches Medical PVC Recycling Pilot part...

The Vinyl Institute of Canada has launched the first medical polyvinyl chloride (PVC) recycling pilot partnership in the country.
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RECYCLING magazine
Sep 15, 2020

ZenRobotic helps Remeo to build the next generation materials recov...

The new facility will showcase how AI-powered robot technology will be used to capture valuable and pure materials from waste streams in construction, trade and other sectors more efficiently than before, turning the circular economy vision into profitable business for waste ...
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Whatsnew2day
Sep 14, 2020

Australian couple win $80,000 Amazon grant with Great Wrap – world’...

A Victorian couple have won an $80,000 Amazon grant after launching the world's first biodegradable cling wrap. Jordy and Julia Kay are the founders of Great Wrap, which is a compostable cling wrap alternative designed to reduce the amount of single use plastics used in both b...
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Ag Information Network Of The West
Sep 14, 2020

Boulder County receives grant to reduce food waste

A Boulder County initiative to divert food waste from landfills and improve soil quality is getting a boost from a new grant program at the USDA. The initiative, Restore Colorado, is designed to increase access to compost for agricultural producers, improve soil quality, and e...
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Thomson Reuters Foundation
Sep 14, 2020

Corporate giants court climate startups in race to net-zero future

Companies big and small are undertaking a green rethink, as awareness grows of the need for businesses that take better care of the planet.
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Green Queen Media
Sep 14, 2020

Gucci For Rent? Southeast Asia's largest circular fashion platform ...

Style Theory, the Singapore-headquartered circular fashion platform, has just entered Hong Kong. Starting this month, Hong Kong residents can lease, sell and purchase designer garments and accessories from the platform’s curated selection of over 2,000 brands without the subst...
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Hindustan Times
Sep 14, 2020

HUL and UNDP successfully implement robust plastic waste management...

The technology-powered model will enhance segregation, collection, and recycling of all kinds of plastic waste along the value chain, creating resource efficiency and supporting a circular economy.
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Premium beauty
Sep 14, 2020

Meiyume develops a sustainable moulded pulp beauty packaging range

Hong Kong headquartered packaging and retail solutions provider Meiyume, is introducing a range of sustainable packaging made of moulded fibre, a 100% recyclable material that empowers new elegant sustainable beauty solutions.
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Packaging Gateway
Sep 14, 2020

Nigerian government bans alcohol sale in PET/PETE and glass bottles

The Government of Nigeria has banned the sale of alcohol in polyethylene terephthalate (PET or PETE) and glass bottles.
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Observer
Sep 14, 2020

Pangaia just launched sustainable, eco-friendly sneakers made of gr...

The brand is a “materials science” company that focuses on how to help save the environment, using scientists, designers, technologists and more to create sustainable products, and now, Pangaia is launching it’s first-ever sneaker, using repurposed grape leather and recycled r...
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Packaging News
Sep 14, 2020

Parkside creates compostable tablet pack for Homethings

Part of the Park2Nature range of industrial and home compostable packaging solutions, the new pack is specifically designed to provide a functional and sustainable packaging option that benefits the environment without compromising performance.
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FoodManufacture.co.uk
Sep 14, 2020

Sustainable food packaging hub launches in Wales

A sustainable food packaging hub is being established at the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre Cymru (AMRC Cymru) in Broughton, Wales with a £2m financial investment from the Welsh Government.
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Treehugger
Sep 14, 2020

Toad and Co. is a leader in sustainable fashion

From eco-friendly fabrics to repair workshops to reusable mailers, this brand is doing impressive work. Most noteworthy is Toad&Co's dedication to eco-friendly fabrics. All of the items in this year's new fall collection contains a minimum of 80% sustainable fabrics that are e...
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Cosmopolitan
Sep 14, 2020

We talk to fashion sustainability pioneer Anya Hindmarch about her ...

British fashion designer Anya Hindmarch first made waves in the fashion industry for her range of Italian-influenced handbags and high-quality workmanship. In 2007 she completely disrupted sustainability in fashion with her limited edition ‘I’m NOT a Plastic Bag” tote which wa...
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Globalnews.ca
Sep 13, 2020

BC approves cities' single-use plastic bans, extends bottle deposit...

The British Columbia government has approved several municipal governments’ plastic bag bans, and is making changes so similar bans will be easier in other communities.
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The National
Sep 13, 2020

Etihad will use AI to reduce food waste on flights

The national airline of the UAE started a project that makes use of computer vision and machine learning to cut down on the volume of food wasted on flights. The project is in partnership with Lumitics, a Singapore food technology start-up.
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South China Morning Post
Sep 13, 2020

Incom, Chinese pioneer of ‘smart’ plastic bottle collection machine...

The Beijing-based firm owns a plant in Tianjin with an annual capacity to process 50,000 tonnes of used plastic drinking bottles. It plans to open more recycling facilities and raise the capacity to 150,000 tonnes a year.
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Hypebae
Sep 13, 2020

Parisian label Virón is rethinking footwear with plant-based, vegan...

Founded in 2020 by sustainable footwear experts Mats Rombaut and Julian Romer, Virón is the new eco-conscious brand that is rethinking the way that shoes should be made. By thinking outside of what the industry normally dictates, the Paris-based label is instead questioning cu...
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Setting Mind
Sep 13, 2020

PERFECT NUMBER's FW 2020 Collection Is Crafted from Biodegradable M...

Just like PERFECT NUMBER’s past collections, the latest range is made from sustainable textiles and fabrics, including biodegradable nylon. The aforementioned bomber jacket is constructed out of waterproof, biodegradable nylon and lined with recycled wool, while the chenille u...
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Innovation Origins
Sep 13, 2020

Pineapple leaves, rotten mangos and apples as eco-friendly alternat...

One of our best read stories this week was about mushroom leather. But pineapple leaves, apples, rotten mangos and raked leaves and twigs also provide an alternative to the leather industry.
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Central Coast Community News
Sep 13, 2020

Shoes made from ocean plastic get a kick along

The sustainable shoe brand, D’bris, which makes footwear from ocean plastic and car tires, is in reaching distance of their global Kickstarter campaign goal. Copacabana local, Sam Shearer, is the Sales and Brand Manager of D’bris and said the idea to make sustainably friendly ...
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CairoScene
Sep 12, 2020

Daima makes stunning, one-of-a-kind jackets using upcycled materials

With empowerment and eco-friendliness at core values, Daima is not your average fashion brand. The social enterprise is amping up Cairo’s sustainable fashion scene with gorgeous, individual jackets made by women employed by NGOs, while exclusively using upcycled fabric scraps ...

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