The Challenge of Plastic and Achieving Sustainable Packaging

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There’s no shortage of data and stories pointing to the impacts that single-use plastics have on the planet. No one entity can take on this challenge alone, so partnerships will be instrumental in shifting society away from excessive packaging and closer to a circular economy.

Scotch Cushion Lock Protective Wrap Delivers Proven Packing Protection Without the Guilt of Plastic All in One Simple, Efficient Product


Scotch™ Brand recently rolled out its latest packaging innovation made from 100% recycled paper, Scotch™ Cushion Lock™ Protective Wrap. A sustainable alternative to plastic cushion wrap, Cushion Lock is an expanding paper wrap that offers nested protection to immobilize packaged items while on the move, no matter how bumpy the transit process may be.

Innovating for a Smarter Future - Earth Day 2022

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What will happen to the devices that are being used today? Where will they be in 10 years? Or 20?

At Lenovo, we've integrated more than 9 million kgs of recycled electronics into our latest innovations to help build a brighter, more sustainable future. #EarthDay

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Video: Recycling With Subaru and TerraCycle®

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TerraCycle® and Subaru continue to create a more sustainable retail experience and a cleaner world by collecting disposable cups, lids, straws, candy and snack wrappers, and coffee and creamer capsules at participating Subaru retail stores nationwide. Since 2018, the automaker and itsretailers have diverted 6 million pieces of hard-to-recycle waste from landfills nationwide.

Republic Services Cleans Up Plastics Recycling Myths for Earth Day

Recycling helps preserve natural resources, reduces emissions and contributes to a more sustainable world
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PHOENIX, April 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - To mark Earth Day, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is sharing myth-busting plastics recycling tips to help consumers be better recyclers. Demand is growing for recycled plastic to use in consumer packaging, so it’s especially important that plastic bottles, jugs and containers make their way into the recycling bin.

Consumer Goods Companies Announce Position on Chemical Recycling Technologies and Publish Life Cycle Assessment

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  • For the first time, consumer good companies are joining forces through The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) to set the agenda for the development of new plastic recycling technologies.
  • The CGF’s Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste has today published an independent scientific study which demonstrates that the chemical recycling of hard-to-recycle plastic waste could reduce the climate impact of plastic when compared to waste-to-energy incineration.

Fireside Chats With Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council


A Series of videos seeks to bring more awareness to challenges and opportunities for recycling healthcare plastics

With the goal of bringing more awareness to the topic of healthcare plastics recycling, HPRC convened a few key players from across the value chain to discuss how they think about healthcare plastic waste, recycling, and the sustainable future of these important materials.

Tetra Pak Invests in Four New Recycling Facilities, Enabling Global Carton Packaging Recycling to Exceed Fifty Billion a Year


Once fully operational, the latest recycling solutions in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine and Australia are expected to recycle up to 45,000 tonnes of post-consumer carton packages, or over 1.4 billion pack units1, ensuring all components are given a new lease of life.

PureCycle Joins Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council

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February 10, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) is pleased to welcome PureCycle Technologies, a publicly-traded advanced recycling company, as its newest member. PureCycle uses proprietary technology to separate contaminants, odors, and colors from polypropylene (designated as No. 5 plastic) waste and transform it into ultra-pure recycled plastic. PureCycle will work to support HPRC efforts by offering a solution for hard to recycle polypropylene materials commonly found in healthcare.


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