Eastman is changing the way the sustainable community thinks about plastic.
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Eastman Tritan™ copolyester is a scientific breakthrough that’s virtually unbreakable. That makes bottles made with crystal-clear, BPA-free Tritan more than reusable; it makes them a sustainable alternative to a market looking to reduce landfill use. Read the rest of the story here.
America Recycles Day is observed on November 15th, it’s the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle and buy recycled products. Albertsons Companies likes to celebrate recycling every day of the year! Our commitment to responsibly use resources includes thoughtful consideration of how we can reduce the amount of waste sent to landfills and recycle what was once considered trash. We are working toward zero waste across all of our operations.
Blog post by: Josh Leibowitz, Chief Strategy Officer for Carnival Corporation
That’s the famous one-word piece of investment advice that recent college grad Benjamin Braddock, played by Dustin Hoffman, received from one of his father’s friends in the classic 1967 movie “The Graduate.” Turns out, it was pretty good investment advice.
The U.S. alone accounts for 5.35 billion pounds of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic a year, less than a third of which is recycled, according to the National Association for PET Container Resources, an industry group. The world's track record is even worse, with an average recovery rate of 10 percent.
Can you think of two everyday materials with a worse environmental rep than Styrofoam and plastic bottles? From production through disposal, these things produce toxic gasses, are major culprits in our single-use disposable culture, and are rapidly invading our oceans and destroying marine food chains. This week’s guests on Sea Change Radio are each working on eco-friendly alternatives to these environmental villains.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) announced a new sustainability initiative designed to boost the re-use and recycling of plastic bottles over the summer months. The ‘Don’t Waste. Create’ campaign will encourage consumers to use their waste packaging at home in a fun and useful way, while also pledging to recycle.