| Global themes | Cascades | Kingsey Falls, QC | United States
Cascades launches a 100% recycled and recyclable thermoformed cardboard food tray, a North American first
Cascades, a leader in eco-friendly recycling, packaging and hygiene solutions, is launching the first 100% recycled and recyclable thermoformed cardboard tray designed for fresh food packers using automated equipment in North America.
| Global themes | Avery Dennison | Glendale, CA | United States
Zero Waste Goal
Avery Dennison launches matrix recycling program with RoadRunner Recycling
Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials announced it has launched a scalable matrix recycling program with RoadRunner Recycling to help label converters achieve their zero waste-to-landfill goals. Through a venture investment in RoadRunner Recycling’s Series C round, Avery Dennison is…
| Global themes | SÜDPACK Verpackungen | Ochsenhausen | Germany
Plastic waste as a valuable resource – SÜDPACK invests in joint project with RECENSO
SÜDPACK advocates the establishment of chemical recycling as a complementary technology to mechanical recycling, which has not been suitable for processing the complex laminated films of the packaging industry. Collaboration with RECENSO, a specialist in the implementation of systems for resource…
| Global themes | LyondellBasell | Houston, TX and Rotterdam | Netherlands
LyondellBasell Sustainability Report sets ambitious plastic waste targets
On 28 September 2020, LyondellBasell released its annual Sustainability Report with the aim of affecting positive change and is focused on three transformational areas including plastic waste, climate change, and thriving societies. LyondellBasell announced one of the most ambitious goals of the…
| Global themes | STF Recycling GmbH | Aicha vorm Wald | Germany
STF Recycling GmbH receives OEKO-TEX certificate
On July 24th, STF Recycling GmbH from Aicha vorm Wald received the OEKO-Tex certificate for flakes made from PET bottles in white, green and blue. The worldwide recognized trustmark confirms the harmlessness to health of plastic products.
| Global themes | Danone | Paris | France
Evian launches new range made from recycled bottles
evian natural spring water has announced an additional milestone in its mission to become a circular* brand, with the introduction of new recycled bottles in its portfolio, made from 100% recycled plastic*. The innovation is now available in France, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany and the UK.
| Global themes | Forest Essentials | New Delhi | India
Forest Essentials partners with Reliance to recycle plastic waste packaging
Cognizant of the need for effective solutions to reduce plastic waste in the context of growing environmental challenges, Forest Essentials has been strengthening its policies towards eco-friendly packaging and organized recycling by partnering with Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL). As one of the…
| Global themes | Viridor | Taunton | United Kingdom
Make manufacturers pay for recycling, UK says in Viridor-YouGov poll
- Consumers want to see a significant shift in who pays for recycling – 64% say producers/manufacturers should pay with 55% saying businesses selling the product should bear the cost.
- 67% believe taxpayers are currently funding recycling.
- A growing number find it difficult to understand what is…
| Global themes | Nestlé Waters UK | Gatwick | United Kingdom
Biffa and Nestle Waters UK partner to deliver 100% rPET made from British recycled plastic
Biffa, the UK’s leading sustainable waste management business, and Nestlé Waters UK are delighted to announce a new partnership to help accelerate a circular economy for plastics in the UK. Biffa will be supporting Nestlé Waters UK to achieve its commitment of making every BUXTON® bottle from 100%…
| Global themes | CCEP UK | Uxbridge | United Kingdom
Coca-Cola European Partners reaches major sustainability milestone as 50% of plastic used in core portfolio is now from recycled sources
- All plastic bottles made in Great Britain across core portfolio already 100% recyclable and will now use 50% recycled plasticMove covers brands including
- Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Dr Pepper and Lilt with rest of the Company’s portfolio following later in the year …
| Global themes | Guala Closures Group | Alessandria | Italy
Guala Closures builds on its sustainability commitment with new design guidelines
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitment and strategy Guala Closures Group has developed eco-design guidelines for its five R&D centres (Italy, Mexico, UK, Ukraine and Luxembourg). These facilitate the development of sustainable closures by following four defined models for…
| Global themes | Indorama Ventures | Bangkok | Thailand
Indorama Ventures and HSBC to turn post-consumer PET into PPE suits for medical personnel in Thailand
In response to the pandemic, Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) is transforming post-consumer PET bottles into much-needed PPE suits. The PPE suits have been donated to local hospitals in need of equipment to protect local medical personnel working to fight the COVID-19 outbreak in…
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