Coca‑Cola continues sustainability journey as it ends use of non-recycled plastic in all on-the-go bottles sold in Great Britain

Coca‑Cola Great Britain (GB), in partnership with Coca‑Cola Europacific Partners, has today announced that it is set to reach a significant milestone by using 100% recycled plastic in all on-the-go bottles across its entire range, as it continues its progress towards fully sustainable packaging. The move means that all plastic bottles of 500ml or less in GB are to be made with 100% recycled plastic and will continue to be fully recyclable. The rollout commences in September, when the first 100% recycled 500ml bottles will start appearing on shelves.  This milestone…

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The LEGO Group reveals first prototype LEGO® brick made from recycled plastic

The LEGO Group has unveiled a prototype LEGO® brick made from recycled plastic, the latest step in its journey to make LEGO products from sustainable materials. The new prototype, which uses PET plastic from discarded bottles, is the first brick made from a recycled material to meet the company’s strict quality and safety requirements. A team of more than 150 people are working to find sustainable solutions for LEGO products. Over the past three years, materials scientists and engineers tested over 250 variations of PET materials and hundreds of other…

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Starling Bank launches recycled plastic debit cards

Starling, the leading digital bank, is introducing a recycled plastic debit card to support its efforts to protect the planet. The new card is the first UK Mastercard® debit card to be made from recycled plastic (rPVC). The material, which is sourced from EU industrial waste from printing and packaging industries, makes up 75% of the card. There are more than 97 million debit cards in circulation in the UK, and the majority of them are made from first-use PVC. The new rPVC cards will reduce demand for new plastic…

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Logitech Increases Use of Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic At Scale

Logitech International, an award-winning design company and maker of cloud peripheral products, has announced its commitment to incorporating post-consumer recycled plastic (PCR) into its products at scale in an effort to reduce its carbon impact and increase circularity of consumer products. In a little over a year, the Company’s largest product portfolio will include PCR in more than 50 percent of its mice and keyboards, and will provide full transparency on the amount of PCR in each product to drive industry innovation and greater adoption of recycled plastic. Over the…

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Magnum launches new tubs made with recycled plastic

Last year, Magnum was the first ice cream brand to pioneer a new recycling technology and the first to use recycled plastic within the ice cream industry. Designed to tackle the impact plastic has on the environment, Magnum’s new tubs and lids for its pints range are fully recyclable and made with recycled polypropylene plastic (rPP). The advanced recycling technology that makes this possible transforms previously unrecyclable plastic waste into a valuable resource. The rPP waste can be re-processed infinitely, as the closed-loop recycling method preserves the quality of the…

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