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GU lines up new packaging for their Energy Chews

Many people, myself included love GU’s Energy Chews (formerly known as Chomps). What they didn’t love was the packaging. By placing a number of chews inside of a large plastic bag, they tended to stick together and could be a challenge … Continue Reading

BikeRumor.com · Jan 25, 2017

Head & Shoulders shampoo to be sold in bottles made from ocean debris

There are about 5.25 trillion pieces of plastic debris in the ocean, a great deal of which is washing up on beaches around the world, resulting in the high-profile fouling of shorelines in Hawaii andAlaska. In an effort to clean up some of this … Continue Reading

Yahoo! Finance Canada · Jan 25, 2017

P&G Makes First Recyclable Shampoo Bottle from Beach Plastic

In an industry first for sustainable packaging, Procter & Gamble has started producing the world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle made from up to 25 percent recycled beach plastic. P&G’s Head & Shoulders brand will produce the world’s largest run of recyclable bottles … Continue Reading

BrandChannel.com · Jan 25, 2017

P&G Creates Recyclable Shampoo Bottle Made with Beach Plastic

The Procter & Gamble Company announced that Head & Shoulders (H&S), the world’s #1 shampoo brand, will produce the world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle made from up to 25 percent recycled beach plastic. In partnership with recycling experts TerraCycle and SUEZ, this innovation will come … Continue Reading

Green Lodging News · Jan 24, 2017

Five more organizations join New Plastics Economy Initiative

The Initiative now has more than 40 core members. The New Plastics Economy Initiative has announced that five more organizations have joined the group. The five organizations joining the Initiative are Circular Flanders, NatureWorks, The New York City Economic Development Corp., Sealed Air and TerraCycle. The five … Continue Reading

Recycling Today · Jan 24, 2017

Recycle & Reuse: Adventures of a plastic bottle

I just finished reading one of the most kid-friendly books which explains how plastic recycling works. It’s “The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling” by Alison Inches, and illustrated by Pete Whitehead. On the cover is a … Continue Reading

Dalton Daily Citizen · Jan 24, 2017

What to Do with Things You Can’t Recycle

Explore Alternatives Just because your municipality doesn’t accept an item for recycling doesn’t always mean that it isn’t possible to recycle it at all. Oftentimes, there are standalone collection areas within your city designed to accept specific kinds of waste. … Continue Reading

Earth911 · Jan 23, 2017

First fully recyclable shampoo bottle made with beach plastic points to new plastics economy

P&G partners with TerraCycle and Europe’s waste management leader to ensure a reliable source of post-consumer recycled plastic—collected from beaches around the world—for bottles of Head & Shoulders shampoo.   A recent report released by the World Economic Forum and … Continue Reading

Packaging Digest · Jan 23, 2017

First fully recyclable shampoo bottle made with beach plastic points to new plastics economy

In a twist on post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic, Procter & Gamble puts plastic collected on beaches back to use in its Head & Shoulders shampoo bottles. P&G partners with TerraCycle and Europe’s waste management leader to ensure a reliable source … Continue Reading

Packaging Digest · Jan 23, 2017

P&G to make world’s 1st recycled shampoo bottle

The Procter & Gamble Co. yesterday announced that Head & Shoulders (H&S), the world’s top shampoo brand, will produce the world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle made from up to 25 percent recycled beach plastic. In partnership with recycling experts TerraCycle … Continue Reading

The Daily Tribune · Jan 23, 2017