1:30 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
Avantium awarded €3 million EU grant to demonstrate the electrochemical conversion of CO2 to consumer products
Avantium announces that it has been awarded a €3 million grant by the EU Horizon Europe programme for its participation in the 4-year research and development programme WaterProof. This programme aims to demonstrate the value of electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide (CO2) into ...
2:17 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
Alliance to End Plastic Waste & Lombard Odier: New fund will target plastic waste as an investible opportunity
The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (“Alliance”) and Lombard Odier Investment Managers (“LOIM”) today announce their intention to launch a new circular plastic fund. The fund will aim to raise US$500 million from institutional and other accredited investors for scalable solutions to ...
3:70 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
Oceana: New research finds leading beverage giants’ recycled content goals won’t address 93% of aquatic plastic bottle pollution
A new study commissioned by Oceana has exposed the weakness of plastic recycled content pledges by giants like The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo. The analysis, conducted by Eunomia Research & Consulting, found that if the top five beverage companies meet their pledges – and ...
1:29 min Sustainability & Circular Economy
Colorado legislature passes bill to reduce plastic packaging, boost recycling
Building on successful programs in dozens of countries and recent action taken by Maine and Oregon, the Colorado Senate passed on Wednesday a bipartisan producer responsibility bill. The bill, which passed the Senate with a 21-14 vote, will head to Gov. Jared Polis’ desk. If ...
Efficient waste collection schemes, closed-loop recycling and access to recycled content are crucial to accelerating the transition to a circular economy in Europe
Europe’s non-alcoholic beverage industry, represented by the European Fruit Juice Association (AIJN), Natural Mineral Waters Europe (NMWE) and UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe, together with leading NGOs, including Changing Markets Foundation and Zero Waste Europe, call on EU ...