recycled plastic

LG Sets Goal to Use Half Million Metric Tons of Recycled Plastic

Use of Post-Consumer Recycled Plastics to Increase Tenfold by 2025
Press Release

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ — LG Electronics has set a goal to use almost 600,000 metric tons of recycled plastic by 2030 in a concerted effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the value chain. The goal is a part of LG’s larger initiative to create a take-back ecosystem for electronic waste and increase the use of post-consumer recycled materials in its consumer electronics and home appliance products.

Over 100 Million PET Bottles are Upcycled Into SABIC'S LNP™ ELCRIN™ iQ Products Contributing to Net Zero Carbon Goals

Press Release

EMERYVILLE, Calif.,  /3BL Media/ - Since the introduction of LNP™ ELCRIN™ iQ materials in late 2019, SABIC has helped divert more than 100 million single-use 16.9 oz. (50 cl) PET water bottles from landfills and incinerators. This portfolio of globally available polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) materials is produced from post-consumer polyethylene terephthalate (PET) water bottles through a unique chemical upcycling process.

Is The New HP Elite Dragonfly The World’s Most Sustainable Laptop?

by Jeroen Kraaijenbrink
Article

This week, HP launched its new Elite Dragonfly laptop. Even though its low weight and specs are a significant move forward compared to earlier models, it deserves attention for another reason. As HP claims, it is the world’s first PC made with “ocean-bound” plastics—plastics collected from river-sides, beaches and shores that would otherwise end up in our oceans.

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HP Debuts World’s First Toner Tank

Launches innovative and sustainable HP Neverstop Laser in emerging markets and introduces best-in-class HP Smart Tank
Summary: 

Highlights:

  • HP Neverstop Laser printer is world’s first toner tank2
    • Original HP quality laser printing for a cost per page competitive with imitation cartridges3; up to 80 percent cost savings on HP toner4
    • Features toner that can be reloaded in 15-seconds – mess and hassle free with the HP Reload kit2 – allowing entrepreneurs to get back to their businesses quickly
    • Print up to 10 times more pages5 with up to 5,000 pages included in the box6
  • HP Smart Tank unveils reimagined design for enhanced user experience at home and in the home office
    • Best in-class ink tank experience and print quality1, 7
    • Prints up to 38 percent faster than prior generations8
    • An integrated tank design with automatic ink sensor alerts you before ink runs out
Press Release

Highlights:

  • HP Neverstop Laser printer is world’s first toner tank2
    • Original HP quality laser printing for a cost per page competitive with imitation cartridges3; up to 80 percent cost savings on HP toner4
    • Features toner that can be reloaded in 15-seconds – mess and hassle free with the HP Reload kit2 – allowing entrepreneurs to get back to their businesses quickly
    • Print up to 10 times more pages5 with up to 5,000 pages included in the box6
  • HP Smart Tank unveils reimagined design for enhanced user experience at home and in the home office
    • Best in-class ink tank experience and print quality1, 7
    • Prints up to 38 percent faster than prior generations8
    • An integrated tank design with automatic ink sensor alerts you before ink runs out

Poland Spring 100% Natural Spring Water to Use 100% Recycled Plastic by 2022

Article

Poland Spring is on track to be first major bottled water brand in the U.S. to convert its portfolio to recycled plastic.

America’s leading spring water brand announced today that it has started transitioning its packaging to recycled plastic (rPET), and plans to be the first major bottled water brand in the US to reach 100% recycled plastic across its still water portfolio by 2021.

Tetra Pak Pledges Support for EU Plastics Strategy

Press Release

Tetra Pak pledges to support the European Commission’s Plastics Strategy, announced today as part of the EU Action Plan for a Circular Economy.

The company will:

  • Work with industry partners to ensure that by 2030, recycling solutions are in place for all components of beverage cartons so they can be fully recycled across Europe; 

  • Substantially increase the use of plastics made from renewable feedstock;

  • Use recycled plastics once they are validated as safe and are legally acceptable for use as a food contact material​

Cascades Receives the CPIA Sustainability Award for its EVOK® Product Line

Press Release

Kingsey Falls, June 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Cascades is pleased to announce that its line of EVOK® products was selected by the Canadian Plastics Industry Association as a recipient of the CPIA Sustainability Award.

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