Coca-Cola Great Britain continues sustainable packaging drive with move to 100% recycled plastic in all GLACÉAU smartwater bottles

In the latest move as part of its sustainable packaging strategy, Coca-Cola Great Britain, in partnership with Coca-Cola European Partners, today announced GLACÉAU Smartwater bottles will be made from 100 per cent recycled plastic (rPET) by the end of the year and confirmed that it is on track to double the amount of rPET used in all other plastic bottles in early 2020. In a move welcomed by DEFRA, GLACÉAU Smartwater, the third largest on-the-go bottled water brand in Great Britain, will move its entire range and both its 600ml…

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Seventh Generation Advocates for Use of Recycled Toilet Paper Because It’s Not a Tree’s Duty to Wipe Your Booty

If every household in the United States replaced a four pack of 240 sheet virgin fiber toilet paper with recycled toilet paper (minimum 50% PCR), we could help save more than 740,000 trees. Seventh Generation, has launched a new campaign that helps bring this issue to light. A comedic musical advertisement starring Maya Rudolph and a new character, Mike the Tree, brings awareness to the fact that people can make a big impact on the environment – and trees – by making a small switch to recycled toilet paper. Featured…

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Tommy Hilfiger Announces 100% Recycled Cotton Tommy Jeans Denim Styles Produced Through PVH Denim Center

Tommy Hilfiger, which is owned by PVH Corp. announces 100% recycled cotton denim styles that will be featured in the Spring 2019 TOMMY JEANS global collection. The innovative products include mom jeans, a unisex oversized trucker jacket and modern tapered jeans. These result from leveraging the PVH Denim Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the first hub in Europe dedicated to setting new standards for producing denim in a faster, more consistent and more environmentally-friendly way. The PVH Denim Center supports Tommy Hilfiger’s ambition to become a global leader in denim…

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Ribena Announces Next Green Moves After Saving 40,000 Tonnes Of Plastics Over 10 Years

One of the nation’s most loved drinks brands, Ribena, is celebrating over 10 years of making its bottles from 100% recycled plastic, also known as rPET. Ribena’s use of rPET has prevented 40,000 tonnes of additional plastic from being produced – the equivalent weight of around 30,000 Ford Fiestas. Ribena was the first UK soft drink brand to use 100% recycled plastic bottles – a move that was a major step forward for sustainable packaging. The brand is now introducing additional ways to make its packaging even more sustainable. Thebrand…

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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Tetra Pak and Veolia partner to get all beverage carton components recycled

Tetra Pak has joined forces with global resource management company Veolia​ in a game-changing partnership that will enable all components of used beverage cartons collected within the European Union to be recycled by 2025. The average beverage carton comprises around 75% paperboard, 20% plastic and 5% aluminium foil. But while the fibres recovered during recycling have a healthy market when converted into high-quality paper pulp for use in both industrial and consumer products, the same is not true for the recovered polymer and aluminium (PolyAl) mix. Within the scope of…

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