| Global themes | Neste | Espoo | Finland
Neste to lead its Renewable Polymers and Chemicals business from its office in Düsseldorf, Germany
Neste, the world’s leading provider of renewable diesel and renewable aviation fuel and an expert in delivering drop-in renewable and circular polymers and chemicals solutions, opens a new office in Düsseldorf, Germany, to serve as the global hub for its Renewable Polymers and Chemicals business…
| Global themes | Unilever | London | United Kingdom
Unilever announces ambitious new commitments for a waste-free world
Unilever, owner of brands including Dove, Ben & Jerry’s, Lipton and Omo has announced ambitious new commitments to reduce its plastic waste and help create a circular economy for plastics.
| Global themes | DOMO | Ghent | Belgium
Domo, Circularise and Covestro partner on full plastics traceability
DOMO, a leading polyamides solutions provider, Covestro, a major supplier of high-tech polymer materials and Circularise, an innovative transparency start-up, have announced a new collaborative project for circularity in the plastics industry through the use of blockchain technology. The newly…
| Global themes | Borealis | Vienna | Austria
Borealis steps up its commitment to plastics recycling with an investment at the Ecoplast location
- Borealis and Ecoplast open a new and highly advanced plastics recycling plant in Austria
- A milestone in Borealis’ involvement in the circular economy: the investment increases production capacity by 60%
| Global themes | The Coca-Cola Company | Atlanta, GA | United States
Marine Plastic Bottle
Introducing a World-First: A Coke bottle made with plastic from the sea
Coca-Cola is unveiling the first ever sample bottle made using recovered and recycled marine plastics, demonstrating that, one day, even ocean debris could be used in recycled packaging for food or drinks. This sample is the first ever plastic bottle made using marine litter that has been…
| Global themes | Zero Waste Scotland | Stirling | United Kingdom
Selling throwaway coffee cups separately makes far more consumers ditch damaging disposables, new report finds
Selling disposable cups separately instead of offering discounts for reusables can significantly increase the number of people choosing the more sustainable drinks option, a key new study has found.
| Global themes | PepsiCo India | Gurgaon / Gurugram Haryana | India
PepsiCo India organises ‘Nagpur Cleanathon’ on achievement of 100% PET recycling milestone in Maharashtra
- Cleanathon aligned with Govt of India’s ‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’ campaign
- 100% PET recycling milestone achieved as part of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) program in collaboration with GEM Enviro - leading waste management company
- 100 Collection points set up across 36 districts of Maharashtra…
| Global themes | The British Plastics Federation | London | United Kingdom
Plastics Industry launches "PackScore" to help brands create sustainable packaging
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has announced the launch of a new sustainable design tool for plastic packaging, PackScore.
| Global themes | SC Johnson | Racine, Wisconsin | United States
SC Johnson on track to meet goals in tackling plastic waste crisis, announces results in new sustainability report
Company on Track to Meet 2025 Commitment to Help Reduce Plastic Waste.
- Company removes 1.7 million kilograms of plastic from primary packaging
- 94% of the company’s plastic packaging is now recyclable, reusable or compostable
- Plastic Bank partnership creates 9 recycling centers in Indonesia to…
| Global themes | Altia | Helsinki | Finland
Concrete Example: Carbon Footprint Glass vs. PET
Altia calculated the carbon footprint of Koskenkorva Vodka – packaging and barley cultivation carry the greatest impact
Altia has calculated the carbon footprint of Koskenkorva Vodka. The majority of carbon dioxide emissions during the life-cycle of Koskenkorva Vodka derive from the product’s packaging and from the cultivation of the barley used as an ingredient in the vodka. The energy-efficient Koskenkorva…
14-15 October 2019
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