PepsiCo Advances Circular Economy for Plastics; Announces LIFEWTR® Packaging with 100% Recycled Plastic and Elimination of Plastic Bottles for bubly™

PepsiCo, Inc. has announced that LIFEWTR will be packaged in 100% rPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate), and bubly will no longer be packaged in plastic. The company’s AQUAFINA® water brand will also offer aluminum can packaging in U.S. food service outlets, while the brand tests the move in retail.  The changes, which all go into effect next year, are expected to eliminate more than 8,000 metric tons of virgin plastic and approximately 11,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions, representing the latest ambitious steps in the company’s sustainability journey and pursuit…

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Sustainable Brands® Convenes Global Brand Leaders to Launch “Brands for Good” Movement

Earlier this month, a coalition of leading global brands gathered at SB’19 Detroit to launch Brands for Good, a movement to make sustainable living easier and more rewarding for people around the world. Founding partners on the cutting edge of sustainability, innovation and marketing in the food & beverage, consumer goods & lifestyle, retail and technology industries have agreed to harness their brand reach, resources and influence to make the Good Life more attractive, attainable and sustainable. Founding partners of Brands for Good include Dentsu Aegis Network, National Geographic, Nestlé…

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IHOP® Announces $1 Pancake Event today to Help Fund College Scholarships for Children of Fallen Patriots

IHOP® announced it will host a $1 Buttermilk pancake event on Tuesday, May 21 from 7am-7pm at restaurants nationwide* with the full dollar going back to Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (CFP). Coinciding with National Military Appreciation Month, the campaign aims to contribute $1 million to college scholarships for the children of servicemen and women that have passed in the line of duty. While other educational assistance programs exist for Gold Star families, significant costs often remain with many surviving families struggling to make ends meet – in fact, 63…

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PepsiCo Goes Beyond the Bottle with New, Mobile-Enabled Hydration Platform

Built to reflect how people drink water today, the new hydration platform from PepsiCo, Inc. is a connected ecosystem that responds to the rise in consumption of low-and-no-sugar drinks as well as heightened focus on plastic’s effect on the environment. As part of PepsiCo’s Beyond the Bottle efforts, the new system makes it easier for people to stay hydrated with great-tasting beverages, digitally track their hydration, and help meet the growing consumer demand for more sustainable packaging. Following PepsiCo’s recent acquisition of SodaStream, the platform is the next step along PepsiCo’s…

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PepsiCo Latin America Doubles Down on Its Commitment to Inclusive Recycling by Launching “Recycling with Purpose”, a Program That Will Promote a Circular Economy

To celebrate Global Recycling Day, PepsiCo, one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, announced the launch of “Recycling with Purpose”, a circular economy model that promotes recycling across Latin America and the Caribbean. This initiative will support PepsiCo’s commitment to build a world where plastics need never become waste through a sustainable vision rooted in three pillars: reducing, recycling and reinventing. More than half of the plastics ever produced have been made in the past 16 years , and of those produced each year, only five percent are…

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