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News articles

What story does your recycled plastic tell consumers?

If branding is all about telling a story, generic post-consumer recycled content may be lacking in that department. Sourced from recycled material suppliers selling resins aggregated from one or many municipal recycling facilities, generic recycled materials (that is “rPET” or … Continue Reading

Packaging Digest · May 12, 2017

Beach Plastic: A Recycling Story

The plastic waste accumulated in oceans is like something out of a horror movie. According to the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF), 95% of the value of plastic packaging material, worth $80-120 billion annually, is lost to the economy and on the … Continue Reading

Plastics Technology · May 12, 2017

Listen Up, Marie Kondo: Here Are The Questions You Should Ask Before Throwing Anything Away

Americans have a one-track mind when it comes to our trash. We want it out of sight and out of mind—as soon as possible. As “stuff” has evolved to address our demands for convenience, particularly in the food and beverage … Continue Reading

mindbodygreen · May 11, 2017

RINGOES SCHOOL COMPETING IN RECYCLED PLAYGROUND CHALLENGE

East Amwell Township School is competing to win a playground made from recycled oral care waste through the fourth annual Recycled Playground Challenge, courtesy of Colgate-Palmolive (“Colgate”), the global oral care leader; ShopRite, which has more than 260 stores in … Continue Reading

Hunterdon County News online · May 9, 2017

Community: TerraCycle, with Tom Szaky

Tom Szaky is a man with a mission to eliminate waste. Parvati Magazine caught up with him this month to inquire about some of the innovative ways he collects and repurposes hard-to-recycle waste through his global company TerraCycle. Parvati Magazine: … Continue Reading

Parvati Magazine · May 8, 2017

6 beauty brands that will reward you for recycling old packaging

Whether you’re a beauty junkie or just appreciate a good lipstick, here’s another reason to celebrate your favorite makeup brand! Here are six beauty brands that encourage and will even reward you for recycling old packaging. 3. Garnier This beauty brand will donate two cents (to the charity … Continue Reading

MSN.com · May 5, 2017

6 beauty brands that will reward you for recycling old packaging

Whether you’re a beauty junkie or just appreciate a good lipstick, here’s another reason to celebrate your favorite makeup brand! Here are six beauty brands that encourage and will even reward you for recycling old packaging. 3. Garnier This beauty brand will donate two cents … Continue Reading

TODAY online · May 5, 2017

Newark Playground Is Made From Recycled Toothbrushes

One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. That’s the sort of mentality that produced an awesome playground at a Newark school.   The new jungle gym and playground at the Fourteenth Avenue School in Newark is made from recycled toothbrushes … Continue Reading

Newark Patch · May 5, 2017

A new twist on designing plastic packaging

The next phase of the plastics economy will mean going around in circles—but in a good way. The “new plastics economy” will require rethinking all aspects of the plastics supply chain, both pre- and post-consumer, so that more kinds of … Continue Reading

Packaging Digest · May 2, 2017

P&G sets ambitious recycling goals for shampoo bottles

At the World Economic Forum (WEF) on 19 January, P&G announced that its Head & Shoulders brand would partner with recycling experts TerraCycle and SUEZ to pioneer a new approach to produce the world’s first recyclable shampoo bottle made from … Continue Reading

Packaging Middle East & Africa · May 2, 2017