| Sustainability | Morgan Stanley | New York | United States
Morgan Stanley launches broad-based commitment to develop systemic solutions to reduce global plastic waste
The Morgan Stanley Plastic Waste Resolution will drive and scale the investments, partnerships, programs and research needed to tackle the growing challenge of plastic waste. Through these efforts, Morgan Stanley will prevent, reduce, and remove 50 million metric tons of plastic waste from rivers,...
| Global themes | Coca Cola Amatil | Sydney
Coca-Cola Australia and Coca-Cola Amatil announce a major increase in recycled plastic
- Coca-Cola Amatil in Australia will make 70 per cent of its plastic bottles entirely from recycled plastic by the end of 2019.
- The move is part of Coca-Cola’s global commitment to a World Without Waste and to increase recycled content and make all of its bottles and cans recyclable; and Coca-Cola...
| Sustainability | TOMRA Collection | Brentford | United Kingdom
Tomra reaches 40 billion milestone
Record return rates for resource sustainability company TOMRA. TOMRA have confirmed their 82,000 reverse vending machines (RVMs) have received a record-breaking 40 billion containers back for recycling in the past year. Head of TOMRA Collection Solutions Harald Henriksen says the company and its...
| Sustainability | ALPLA | Hard | Austria
New study quantifies the environmental impacts of packaging
ALPLA commissions life cycle assessments – positive effect of plastics recycling is documented. c7-consult tested the environmental impacts of the packaging of various products typical to the Austrian market ranging from beverages to detergents, considering everything from the contribution they make...
| Sustainability | FrieslandCampina | Amersfoort | Netherlands
FrieslandCampina at Plastic Summit talks
On April 5th, our CEO, Hein Schumacher visited a group of European politicians and company representatives in Brussels. He came to discuss ambitions and potential challenges around circular innovations with regards to plastics in Europe. Dutch and French state secretaries Stientje van Veldhoven and...
| Sustainability | Specta | Kostroma | Russia
PET recycling - “Clean Country” is a responsible attitude
Specta became a member of «Clean Country» Association uniting organizations with a responsible relation to a high-level waste recycling. The decision on the membership was made by the Association Council at a meeting that took place on March 18.
| Bottle developments | ALPLA | Hard | Austria
Alternative to Plastic Packaging
ALPLA and BillerudKorsnäs to join forces to pioneer paper bottles for a sustainable future
Plastic packaging solutions provider ALPLA and paper packaging materials‐ and solutions provider BillerudKorsnäs today announced that they will embark on a joint venture. They do so with the vision to develop a fully biobased and recyclable paper bottle.
| Sustainability | PETcore Europe | Brussels | Belgium
PET Recycling Capacities
PET in the Circular Economy - Member states collection to meet EU industrial PET recycling capacity
Collection and sorting is the way forward | Petcore Europe Lunch Discussion in the European Parliament on 20 March 2019.
| Sustainability | Nestlé, CEO Africa Forum, Unilever, Diageo, The Coca Cola Company | Kigali | Rwanda
Launching the africa plastics recycling alliance on the occasion of the africa ceo forum
Collective action to transform plastics recycling infrastructure across Sub-Saharan Africa and build new economic opportunity.
| Sustainability | Wood Mackenzie | London | United Kingdom
Bottle Collection Target
Wood Mackenzie: EU PET bottle collection target unlikely to be met
The European Union's (EU) proposal to introduce a 90% collection target for PET beverage bottles by 2029 is unlikely to be met without significant investment in infrastructure and waste management collection, according to Wood Mackenzie Chemicals.
| Sustainability | Nestlé | Vevey | Switzerland
Nestlé and Veolia join forces to tackle plastics leakage into the environment and develop recycling schemes
Nestlé and Veolia, the world’s leading resource management company, announced their collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with a particular emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. Projects will focus on eleven priority countries across Asia, Africa,...
| Sustainability | ENGEL Global | Schwertberg | Austria
ENGEL signs New Plastics Economy Global Commitment
In mid-March 2019, the injection moulding machine manufacturer ENGEL AUSTRIA was one of the first plastic machine manufacturers to sign the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. The aim of the initiative is to create a circular economy. In cooperation with more...
New tethered closures
PETnology Europe 2019
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