| Global themes | Eckes-Granini Group GmbH | Nieder-Olm | Germany
Eckes-Granini introduces new sustainable juice label and plans to increase rPET content
One year ago, the Eckes-Granini Group signed the “Sustainable Juice Covenant” (SJC) drafted by the “Sustainable Trade Initiative” (IDH). In doing so, Europe’s leading fruit juice producer committed itself to the goal of offering only juices and smoothies made from fruit grown and processed in…
| Global themes | Above Left | Kensington | Australia
EcoSoft® carpet tiles installed at T2’s new headquarters diverted 43,500 PET bottles from landfill and ocean
T2 was born and brewed in Melbourne, Australia and found global success reinventing and reimagining the humble tea leaf. Striving to reduce their footprint and always be as sustainable and environmentally friendly as possible, T2 sought the guidance of Unispace to design the new corporate offices.
| Global themes | American Beverage Association | Washington, D.C | United States
Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex selected as first region of investments under the beverage industry's Every Bottle Back initiative
America’s leading beverage companies will invest in Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to increase the collection, recycling and processing of recyclable plastic bottles in collaboration with The Recycling Partnership & Closed Loop Partners.
| Global themes | Staff Writer
100% Recycled Plastic Packaging
Hellmann's has introduced 100% recycled and recyclable plastic jars and bottles in the US and Canada
According to the company this introduction is another step on the journey to exit virgin plastic, following on from the initial launch in Mexico last September. Therefore Hellmann’s becomes the first dressings brand in the US to make the switch to 100% recycled bottles and jars, and will also be…
| Global themes | Carlsberg Group | Vesterbro | Denmark
Carlsberg Group cuts carbon by 30% since 2015 in good sustainability progress
In 2019, the Group achieved a 30% reduction in relative carbon emissions at its breweries since 2015 (13% since 2018), with 56% of electricity from renewable sources and a total of five carbon-neutral sites running on renewable energy only. The Group also delivered a 12% reduction in relative water…
| Global themes | Plastics Recyclers Europe | Brussels | Belgium
Closing the loop with PET: Bottle-to-bottle recycling projected to grow
Report (1) highlights new trends in PET collection and sorting - A strong trend towards the use of recycled PET (rPET) due to increased demand is projected in the report by sustainability consultancy Eunomia, done in collaboration with EFBW, Petcore Europe and PRE.
| Global themes | Perrier | Vergèze | France
Sustainable Innovation Program
Perrier launches The Next Packaging Movement
Through its sustainable innovation program, PERRIER® has engaged changemakers worldwide; And unveils winning projects.In 2020, PERRIER® launches The Next Packaging Movement, a sustainable innovation program to enable leading innovators, experts and changemakers to collaborate around packaging…
| Global themes | Iceland | Deeside | United Kingdom
Iceland launches UK-first trial to reduce plastic packaging on fresh produce by 93%
- Industry-leading trial will be launched in 33 stores and will cover 38 produce lines, the largest ever of its kind in the UK
- An estimated seven tonnes of plastic will be removed as a result of the trial alone, and up to 440 tonnes could be removed if it proves successful and is rolled out
| Global themes | RETAL | Limassol | Cyprus
EcoVadis boost highlights RETAL's sustainability commitment
Global plastic packaging manufacturer RETAL shows its vocal sustainability commitment is rapidly heading in the right direction with an over 13% increase in its EcoVadis score in just one year.
| Global themes | PolyOne | Cleveland | United States
PolyOne joins UK plastics pact to advance circular economy goals
PolyOne Corporation, as part of its continuing sustainability efforts, today announced it has joined The UK Plastics Pact, a collaborative initiative committed to tackling plastic pollution. Its goal is to transform the way plastics are made, used, reused, and disposed.
| Global themes | J Sainsbury | London | United Kingdom
Sainsbury's to become Net Zero by 2040
- Commitment will see Sainsbury’s business and operations become Net Zero in line with the goal to limit global warming to 1.5°C, the highest ambition of the Paris Agreement*
- Focusing on reducing carbon emissions, food waste, plastic packaging, water usage and increasing recycling, biodiversity and…
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