Whenever we hear about a company’s recycling program successes, we always hear them talk about a “high waste diversion rate” and how that contributed to the success of their recycling program. But what actually is waste diversion and why is it so important in recycling program success? In order to … Read more »
Carlsberg is replacing plastic wrapping for six packs with a new design called the Snap Pack that glues cans together. The Copenhagen-based brewery expects that this beer industry first will reduce the amount of plastic used in traditional multi-packs by as much as 76%. Snap Pack works by attaching cans … Read more »
PepsiCo has joined the NaturALL Bottle Alliance, a research consortium started last year by Danone, Nestlé Waters, and startup Origin Materials to develop packaging made with 100% sustainable and renewable resources. The partnership aims to create bio-based beverage containers with lower carbon footprints.
Giant Food Stores, a Carlisle, Pa.-based grocer with more than 170 neighborhood locations, announced that one of its stores has achieved zero-waste status; its Cleona store has taken the company’s waste reduction goals seriously and is the chain’s first to achieve 90% or more of waste diverted to landfill. The … Read more »
The Philadelphia Eagles is the latest professional sports team to enforce its commitment to sustainability with a new initiative: the team has entered into a nine-year recycling partnership with Braskem, a major producer of biopolymer and polypropylene. Braskem will naming rights to the Northeast Gate at Lincoln Financial Field. The … Read more »