Toy maker Hasbro announced today that, beginning in 2020, it plans to begin phasing out plastic from new product packaging, including plastic elements like polybags, elastic bands, shrink wrap, window sheets and blister packs. The company’s ambition is to eliminate virtually all plastic in packaging for new products by the end of 2022.
Clean hair care brand Innersense Organic Beauty recently announced its partnership with Plastic Pollution Solutions to research, test and implement innovative packaging strategies for its organic hair care brand. The initiative is part of the brand’s effort to continue minimizing its global environmental impact.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co., a global retailer of apparel and accessories, recently announced it has become a participant of the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate citizenship and sustainability initiative. The company also announced its new sustainability targets through 2025.
BASF has committed to a more sustainable poultry value chain as a founding member of the US Roundtable for Sustainable Poultry & Eggs (US-RSPE) and the International Poultry Welfare Alliance (IPWA). The US-RSPE and the IPWA are initiating an effort to establish a living strategy on sustainability and animal welfare that will be anchored in science and a continuous improvement philosophy.
Nearly 31,000 plastic bottles could vanish from Scotland’s streets, beaches and green spaces every single day, thanks to Scotland’s forthcoming Deposit Return Scheme. Figures released recently by Zero Waste Scotland show the dramatic scale of litter reduction that could be seen in each local authority in Scotland. Under the scheme, … Read more »
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