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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

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2017 Forum Foundations: Global Shapers, Social Entrepreneurs and Young Global Leaders

Celebrating Impact in Davos Many Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneurs demonstrated wide-scale impact at the Annual Meeting:   –Tom Szaky of TerraCycle launched a new campaign with Procter & Gamble to transform Head & Shoulders (the world’s number one shampoo brand) … Continue Reading

World Economic Forum website · Jan 21, 2017

Creating the World’s First Recyclable Shampoo Bottle Made With Beach Plastic

A year ago at the World Economic Forum in Davos, a report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation found that most plastic packaging is used only once; 95% of the value of plastic packaging material, worth $80 billion-$120 billion annually, is … Continue Reading

Green Reflection · Jan 20, 2017

Montessori school recycles what others won’t

It can be difficult to find a place to recycle toothbrushes, toothpaste tubes, dental floss boxes, beauty product containers, No. 6 plastic Solo cups, cereal bags and granola wrappers, Emily Hopta said. But Hopta, a parent volunteer at Charleston Montessori, started … Continue Reading

Charleston Gazette-Mail · Jan 20, 2017

More than 3,000 participants from nearly 100 countries, including over 50 heads of state or government, participated in some 400 sessions. These are highlights and key outcomes of the Annual Meeting:

  · New plastics economy: Prompted by a joint report of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the World Economic Forum, social entrepreneur Tom Szaky, Co-Founder of TerraCycle, is partnering with Procter & Gamble and SUEZ to produce recyclable shampoo bottles that … Continue Reading

WEF Website · Jan 20, 2017

Creating a Market for Recycled Materials in the New Plastics Economy

A year ago at the World Economic Forum in Davos, a report from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation found that most plastic packaging is used only once; 95% of the value of plastic packaging material, worth $80 billion-$120 billion annually, is … Continue Reading

Waste Advantage Magazine · Jan 20, 2017

MATOSSIAN EYE ASSOCIATES

Contact Lens Recycling Have you ever wondered if you could recycle all those used contacts and blister packs? If you wear Bausch + Lomb brand lenses, now you can. TerraCycle and Bausch + Lomb have partnered to create a free … Continue Reading

Matossian Eye Associates blog · Jan 19, 2017