Subaru Loves the Earth Recycling Program Expands to More Than 160 REI Stores Nationwide

Subaru of America, Inc. has announced that stemming from the overwhelming success of its Subaru Loves the Earth initiative, which achieved the recent recycling milestone of diverting more than two million pieces of waste from landfills, the automaker is bringing its robust recycling program in-store to REI retailers nationwide. Employing the TerraCycle® Zero Waste Box™ platform that Subaru retailers across the country have used to encourage recycling, the automaker will leverage these boxes to support REI’s 2019 #OptOutside initiative. This year, REI is taking its annual anti-Black Friday effort one…

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PepsiCo Recycling and Diary of a Wimpy Kid author, Jeff Kinney, Team Up to Inspire Recycling Habits in School

PepsiCo Recycling and Jeff Kinney, acclaimed author of the internationally bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid children’s book series, today announced the “Be Awesome! Recycle!” campaign. Just in time for back-to-school, this will support PepsiCo’s Recycle Rally program, which provides U.S. K-12 schools with an array of recycling resources and incentives. The campaign features beloved Diary of a Wimpy Kid character Rowley Jefferson encouraging kids to start recycling and embody the idea that “awesome kids care.” Jeff Kinney designed an exclusive cartoon illustrating the importance of recycling through the eyes…

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Poland Spring and The Recycling Partnership Help Consumers Answer “Can I Recycle This?”

Less than 30% of plastic bottles are currently recycled in the U.S. And less than half of recyclables in U.S. homes get recycled by consumers. Poland Spring® Brand 100% Natural Spring Water is teaming up with The Recycling Partnership to tackle one of the core reasons for low recycling rates: consumer confusion. Starting this month, Poland Spring and The Recycling Partnership, a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming recycling for good in communities across the country, are launching their first Instagram recycling hotline to help to answer the common question, “Can…

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Sainsbury’s launches new recycling scheme in Glasgow

Sainsbury’s has launched a Reverse Vending Recycling trial at its Braehead Superstore in Glasgow, allowing customers to return plastic bottles and drinks cans in exchange for money off their shopping. Braehead becomes the first Sainsbury’s store in Scotland, and only the third in the UK, to offer this service to customers. From now, customers can deposit plastic bottles of any size up to 3 litres and aluminium drinks cans in a machine at the store entrance, in exchange for a coupon that’s worth 5p per item towards their shopping. Up…

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SEAT reduce waste by 34%.

On the occasion of International Recycling Day, which is being celebrated tomorrow, SEAT has announced that it is focussing its environmental improvement actions this year on reducing waste. Over the past 8 years, SEAT has managed to generate 34% less waste in its facilities, and in the next few months is going to implement measures designed to reduce production waste by up to 60% in the next six years. Among other initiatives, SEAT is going to prevent waste generation and address optimising separation in order to obtain more recycling and…

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