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Study Identifies 4 Major Drivers of Europe’s Food Waste Problem

Europe has a growing food waste problem. According to a recent study from the Institute for European Environmental Policy for Friends of the Earth Europe and Zero Waste Europe, that food waste problem may be…

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Nestlé Eyes 100% Sustainable Packaging by 2025

Nestlé, the international food and beverage juggernaut that’s headquartered in Switzerland, recently announced its goal of creating 100% of its packaging from reusable or recyclable materials by 2025. The food manufacturer hopes that none of…

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McDonald’s Aims for Fully Sustainable Packaging by 2025

It’s no secret trash is a growing problem that threatens the entire world. It’s estimated that the world, collectively, will generate 6 million metric tons of garbage each day in 2025—a shocking 70% increase from…

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Unilever wants to keep Plastic Packaging out of Landfills

Retrieved from: http://www.triplepundit.com/2017/01/unilever-wants-to-stop-plastic-packaging-from-ending-up-in-landfills/, March 2, 2017, by Gina-Marie Cheeseman Something big happened in the consumer packed goods industry over the weekend, though few may have noticed: On Saturday, Unilever said it would make all of its plastic…

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P&G Unveils First Recyclable Shampoo Bottle made with ‘Beach Plastic’

Retrieved from: https://www.packworld.com/sustainability/recycled-content/pg-unveils-first-recyclable-shampoo-bottle-made-beach-plastic, February 21, 2017, by Anne Marie Mohan Representing the world’s largest production run of its kind, according to Virginia Helias, Vice President of Global Sustainability for Procter & Gamble, 10,000 bottles of…

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Unilever Sets 2025 Goal for Sustainable Plastic Packaging

Retrieved from: http://www.plasticsnews.com/article/20170117/NEWS/170119913/unilever-sets-2025-goal-for-sustainable-plastic-packaging, February 14, 2017, by Jim Johnson One of the world’s largest consumer packaged goods companies is making a big push toward more sustainable plastic packaging. Unilever, owner of many well-known brands such as…

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