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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

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

Today, Procter & Gamble announced that it has teamed up with us at TerraCycle and SUEZ, the largest waste management company in Europe, to source, develop and put out the first fully recyclable shampoo bottle made from up to 25 percent recycled beach plastic, for the … Continue Reading

Sustainable Brands · Jan 19, 2017

Unilever, P&G step up their game

As for what individual companies are doing at this moment — and plan to do moving forward in response to the report — is a little less clear although one report participant Unilever, has already publicly announced its intention to … Continue Reading

Mother Nature Network · Jan 19, 2017

Corporate giants vow to curb ocean-clogging plastic packaging waste. If companies don’t act, oceanic plastic waste will outweigh fish.

When it comes to the federal government’s role in safeguarding the planet and its most valuable natural resources, the United States is about to perilously stumble headfirst into the great unknown. Domestic doom and gloom aside, this certainly doesn’t mean … Continue Reading

Mother Nature Network · Jan 19, 2017

Custom waste solutions offset food and beverage disposables at conferences

Think about the last time you attended a professional conference or trade show. Were meals provided, or was it mostly coffee and light snacks? Were breaks catered by the host hotel or conference venue, or an outside company that transported … Continue Reading

Packaging Digest · Jan 19, 2017