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O-I Glass Supports 10-Year Plan to Boost Glass Recycling

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Glass is 100% recyclable and can be recycled endlessly without loss in quality. In fact, about 80% of the glass that is recycled is used to make new glass bottles and jars —in as little as 30 days. As a leading glass producer, O-I Glass is also a leading glass recycler. By recycling glass to make new glass packaging, O-I advances the circular economy and create demand for recycled bottles each day.

Making Glass Bottles is High-Tech. Recycling Them is Super Simple

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When you see the leading edge technology that O-I uses to make sustainable glass packaging, it’s downright impressive, and even a little mind-bending. On the flip side, your job in the circular economy as a consumer is about as low-tech and no-fuss as it comes: it’s as easy as tossing your empty glass bottle into the recycling bin.

Looped In: Suntory's Role in Recycling Technology and the Future of Plastics

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Suntory is a global leader in consumer-packaged goods, producing and distributing a uniquely diverse portfolio of beverages, premium spirits, beer, wine, and wellness products all over the world. Their mission is to create harmony with people and nature therefore limiting our environmental impacts.

Primo Water Earns First Certification for Spring Water Source Under Alliance for Water Stewardship

SCS Global Services Announces Certification of Pilot Project Site in Pennsylvania
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EMERYVILLE, Calif., December 8, 2020 /3BL Media/  —Today, SCS Global Services (SCS), a global leader in third-party certification of sustainability performance, announced that Primo Water Corporation (NYSE: PRMW) (TSX: PRMW) has become the first company to have a spring water source certified under the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) program. SCS confirmed this certification based on an independent, in-depth assessment of Primo’s pilot project – its Diamond Spring site in Pennsylvania.

Progress in the Circular Economy

Closed-loop processes that upcycle ink and toner printer cartridges and ocean-bound plastic bottles into new products are reducing plastic waste and creating sustainable impact for local communities.
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An estimated 8 million metric tons of plastic flow into the ocean every year—on top of the 150 million metric tons already floating around, according to scientific studies by Ocean Conservancy. Eradicating this waste is one of the world’s most pressing challenges, and companies in every industry are implementing circular-economy processes that revive “end of life” materials for other purposes.

UPS Longitudes | Return to Sender: Navigating Reverse Logistics

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In a traditional linear economy, we make goods, use them and dispose them. In a circular economy, by contrast, the end of a product’s life can be an opportunity for new value creation. But for the circular economy to work, materials must be in the right place at the right time.

As companies continue setting ambitious goals to advance circular strategies, they look to partners like UPS to help make reverse logistics seamless — whether reclaiming products for their “next life,” helping consumers recycle goods or packaging and collecting items for refurbishment for future use.

Nestle Waters Becomes First Food and Beverage Company in the World to Earn Platinum Rating under the Alliance for Water Stewardship Standard

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​ONTARIO, Calif. ,  -- Nestlé Waters North America today announced that its Ontario, California water bottling site is the first food and beverage factory in the world to earn Platinum certification under the rigorous Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Standard. Nestlé Waters is also the first company of any type to achieve this advanced certification in North America.

Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) North America Announces Google Achieves AWS Certification

The first major tech company to pursue the industry-leading water standard for its campuses
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MILWAUKEE, August 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ - SCS Global Services (SCS) is excited to announce that we have certified Google’s Mountain View and Los Angeles, California, and Dublin, Ireland campuses under the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) International Standard.

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Earning AWS certification for Mountain View, Calif., Los Angeles, Calif., and Dublin, Ireland campuses demonstrates Google’s commitment to understanding and addressing water stewardship challenges and opportunities in its business operations.

Fat Tire Amber Ale is the First Nationally Distributed Carbon Neutral Beer in the U.S.

SCS Global Services Announces Certification of New Belgium Brewing’s Flagship Brand
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EMERYVILLE, Calif. , /3BL Media/ - In celebration of International Beer Day, SCS Global Services (SCS) announced it has certified New Belgium Brewing’s iconic Fat Tire Amber Ale as America’s first nationally distributed carbon neutral beer. SCS issued the certification under the internationally recognized PAS 2060 Carbon Neutrality standard.

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