Gillette and TerraCycle Partner to Make All Razors Nationally Recyclable

Gillette, in partnership with international recycling leader TerraCycle, announce for the first-time in Canada, that all brands of disposable razors, replaceable-blade cartridge units and razor plastic packaging are recyclable on a national scale. Through the innovative partnership consumers are invited to recycle their razors in two ways: Gillette Razor Recycling Program – Participants wishing to recycle their razors from home are invited to sign up on the program page https://www.terracycle.com/en-CA/brigades/gillette-razor-recycling-program-ca-en. When ready to ship their waste, they can simply download a free TerraCycle shipping label, package the razors in a secure, puncture…

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Compostable carrier bags rolled-out to more that one thousand Co-op Food stores

More than one thousand Co-op food stores are at the fore of the community retailer’s move to ditch single-use plastics following the roll-out of compostable carrier bags. The move has seen around 60 million single use plastic carrier bags removed and, replaced with the environmentally-friendly alternative in towns, villages and cities across the UK where the new bags are accepted as part of Local Authority household food waste recycling. Shoppers – who forget their bag-for-life – use the compostable bags to carry shopping home, the bags then have a secondary…

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