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Accelerating Innovation to Tackle Plastic Waste

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Finding answers to our planet’s plastic waste issues will take innovation and investment across the waste management value chain. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste has joined forces with Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play Tech Centre to help kick-start innovation to help minimize plastic waste, make recycling and recovering plastics easier, and create value from post-use plastics.

The Business Case for Packaging Innovation

Innovations for sustainable packaging are more crucial than ever
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Innovating out of the waste problem

Kimberly-Clark Joins WWF’s Bioplastic Feedstock Alliance to Help Innovate New Materials for the Circular Economy

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Last week, Kimberly-Clark introduced an ambitious new sustainability strategy for 2030, which includes a commitment to reducing waste and innovating new ways to give consumers the products they need with the smallest impact on the environment.

Will Plastic-Free July Survive the Coronavirus? Find Out from Loop and UPS on July 22.

Register now for the next event in 3BL Media’s ‘Learn from Home’ series.
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NEW YORK, July 14, 2020/3BL Media/ -- Plastic bag bans swept through cities, while coffee shops incentivized customers to use reusable cups. In recent years, avoiding plastic waste had become a “new normal” for many Americans. Then came the novel coronavirus, and with it a resurgence in single-use systems. 

For Plastic-Free July, we’ll take a closer look at a circular model that ensures health and hygiene while providing an alternative to single-use. 

How HP Is Funneling Plastic From Haiti Into Laptops and Printer Supplies

The company is one of several working together to reduce plastic waste.
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By Christina Nunez

The next ink cartridge or computer gear you buy might have an invisible but noteworthy history: Some part of it may once have been an empty soda bottle plucked from a distant shoreline.

Art, Environment and Sustainability by FPT Industrial

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FPT Industrial has a reputation for technological excellence and innovation – its world-leading engines and drivelines are designed with a specific focus on sustainability. Find out what happens when the same qualities are applied to the brand’s unconventional sustainability programme in this latest episode of: cnhindustrial.com/artenvironmentsustainability_en

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FPT Industrial has a reputation for technological excellence and innovation – its world-leading engines and drivelines are designed with a specific focus on sustainability. Find out what happens when the same qualities are applied to the brand’s unconventional sustainability programme in this latest episode of: cnhindustrial.com/artenvironmentsustainability_en

Carnival Corporation Joins Ocean Plastics Leadership Network as Charter Member

Global network will emphasize development of scientific breakthroughs, product and process innovation, and new business models to achieve positive change
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MIAMI, January 23, 2020 /3BL/ – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world's largest leisure travel company, recently announced it is a charter member of the Ocean Plastics Leadership Network (OPLN), a new global community of retailers, brands, non-governmental organizations and alliances committed to sharing best practices, developing scientific breakthroughs and new business models, and working to develop new approaches, innovations and solutions-based projects to address the impacts of plastic waste.

SC Johnson on Track to Meet Goals in Tackling Plastic Waste Crisis, Announces Results in New Sustainability Report

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  • Company removes 1.7 million kilograms of plastic from primary packaging
  • 94% of the company’s plastic packaging is now recyclable, reusable or compostable
  • Plastic Bank partnership creates 9 recycling centers in Indonesia to help communities without formal infrastructure manage ocean-bound plastic waste
  • Company teams up with Ellen MacArthur Foundation to help accelerate the transition to a circular economy and continue to influence system-wide change

PepsiCo Accelerates Plastic Waste Reduction Efforts

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Sets Target to Reduce 35% of Virgin Plastic Across Beverage Brands by 2025 Driven by Increased Use of Recycled Content and Alternative Packaging

SodaStream Business to Drive the Avoidance of 67 Billion Single-Use Plastic Bottles Over Next Five Years Furthering Company’s  Progress in Reusable Packaging

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Sets Target to Reduce 35% of Virgin Plastic Across Beverage Brands by 2025 Driven by Increased Use of Recycled Content and Alternative Packaging

SodaStream Business to Drive the Avoidance of 67 Billion Single-Use Plastic Bottles Over Next Five Years Furthering Company’s  Progress in Reusable Packaging

BCG’s Latest Report on Sustainability: “A Circular Solution to Plastic Waste”

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September 18, 2019 - Plastics have delivered enormous societal benefits including providing product safety and enabling storage and complex transportation, among others. We produce some 350 million tons of plastics every year. The problem is that we have been unable to manage the waste they create at a sustainable pace. About 250 million end up in landfills or the environment and 10 million in oceans.

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