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ScottsMiracle-Gro Includes 50 Million Pounds of Recycled or Renewable Content in Product Packaging

Company improves packaging by substituting more environmentally-friendly materials
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At ScottsMiracle-Gro, we’ve achieved packaging milestones by optimizing our packaging systems and substituting more environmentally-friendly materials—without compromising product quality and integrity. Last year, ScottsMiracle-Gro incorporated more than 50 million pounds of recycled or renewable content in our packaging.

The Second Life of Tetra Pak Packaging

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Beverage cartons are an environmentally sound packaging option. Not only are they manufactured mostly from renewable materials such as paperboard, (over 75%), they can also be easily recycled and turned into new products. When recycled beverage cartons are given a second life, we protect natural resources, reduce climate impact and contribute to local communities.

Tetra Pak Delivers More Than Half a Billion Fully Renewable Packages

World’s first fully renewable package featured in new display at the Museum of Brands
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February 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak has now delivered more than half a billion packs of Tetra Rex® Bio-based, the world’s first beverage carton to be manufactured entirely from renewable materials. The landmark event was announced at the Museum of Brands, in London, where the package, is featured in a new sustainability display, opening to the public today.

Tetra Pak Gets Closer to Fully Renewable Packaging Goal with New Aseptic Carton

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December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak announces the launch of a new version of Tetra Brik® Aseptic 1000 Edge Bio-based LightCap™ 30. This is the first aseptic carton package in the world to receive the highest class of Vinçotte certification for its use of renewable materials.

First Fully Renewable Gable Top Package Produced and Filled in the U.S.

Gable Top Bio-based from Tetra Pak offers brands the first packaging made completely from renewable materials: paperboard and plant-based plastics
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DENTON, Texas, February 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Tetra Pak, the world's leading food processing and packaging equipment company, announces the successful production of the first fully renewable Gable Top package in the United States. Tetra Pak Gable Top Bio-based packages are made solely from renewable materials, defined as natural resources that can be replenished over time. The innovative new cartons are developed from a combination of paperboard and sugar cane derived plastics.

Environment an Increasingly Important Factor in Consumers’ Purchasing Decisions

Says Tetra Pak’s Environment Research 2015
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July 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - In a global survey of some 6,000 consumers across 12 different countries, more than three-quarters claimed that environmentally sound packaging has​ an influence on the beverage brand they buy. ​​​​​​

Arla Food Eko Brand Organic Milk Now in ​Tetra Rex® Bio-Based

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April 13, 2015 /3BL Media/ - From today, consumers across Sweden can buy Arla Food’s Eko brand organic milk in Tetra Rex® Bio-based​, the world’s first carton package made entirely from renewable materials. The one-litre carton, with TwistCap™ OSO 34 opening, uses plastics derived from sugar cane, plus paperboard; nothing more.

Awareness of Resource Scarcity is Growing But Understanding of Business Impacts is Limited

New Survey Findings From Tetra Pak Suggest More Can Be Done
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DENTON, Texas, December 19, 2014 /3BL Media/ — Packaging professionals within consumer packaged goods companies report growing awareness around the business impacts connected to natural resource scarcity, but robust knowledge and understanding is still absent, according to findings from a survey conducted recently by Tetra Pak® U.S.

P&G Expands Sustainability Goals To Conserve Resources, Protect Environment

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The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today expanded its sustainability goals to continue creating value with consumer-preferred brands and products while conserving resources, protecting the environment, and improving social conditions for those who need it most.                 

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The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) today expanded its sustainability goals to continue creating value with consumer-preferred brands and products while conserving resources, protecting the environment, and improving social conditions for those who need it most.                 

Tetra Pak Launches Industry’s First Package Made Entirely From Plant Based, Renewable Packaging Materials

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak, the world leader in food processing and packaging solutions, today announces the launch of the industry’s first carton made entirely from plant based, renewable packaging materials. The new Tetra Rex® carton will be the first in the market to have bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE) films and bio-based high-density polyethylene (HDPE) caps, both derived from sugar cane, in addition to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC ™) certified paperboard.

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