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Nestlé to Use How2Recycle Label on Packaging

Nestlé is the newest member of the How2Recycle Label Program, which provides on-package recycling information to keep recoverable materials out of landfills. Selected Nestlé USA and Purina brands will use the How2Recycle label to help communicate to the public how to recycle their packaging. The How2Recycle label is a project … Read more »

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P&G’s Dawn Packaging to Carry How2Recycle Label

Procter & Gamble is the latest company to join GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s How2Recycle label program. P&G will initially carry the label on its Dawn dishwashing liquid packaging. P&G, a member of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition since 2008, joins more than 30 How2Recycle members that aim to help consumers recycle their … Read more »

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First Grocer Joins How2Recycle

Wegmans Food Markets has joined the How2Recycle Label program, making it the first grocer to use the voluntary recycling label developed by GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition. The addition of Wegmans also pushes How2Recycle past its goal of 20 participating companies including Kellogg’s, Best Buy, Clorox, Costco, Esteé Lauder Companies Aveda … Read more »

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Banning ‘Biodegradable’ from Sustainability Conversations

The B word — biodegradable — is outdated and doesn’t belong in sustainability conversations, Adam Gendell, project manager at GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition, writes in a Packaging Digest column. The problem with the B word, he writes, is that sometimes biodegradable can improve sustainability but sometimes it’s a detractor. Where … Read more »

Environmental Executive Moves: Fisker, WRScompass, Sionix, GreenBlue

Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders. Fisker Automotive: Electric car company executive chairman and founder Henrik Fisker (pictured) has resigned. The company says Fisker’s departure won’t affect the company’s pursuit of strategic partnerships and financing to support its low-emission hybrid electric powertrain technology. The … Read more »

Kellogg’s Adopts How2Recycle Label

The Kellogg Company will use the How2Recycle Label as GreenBlue’s Sustainable Packaging Coalition begins the latest phase of its voluntary recycling label program. Starting in April, the label will appear on Kellogg’s and Kashi brand products. Kellogg’s joins 11 other major companies already using the How2Recycle Label, including Ampac, Best … Read more »

Avery Dennison Sets Paper Policy, But No Deadlines

Avery Dennison has published a company-wide responsible paper procurement policy that the company says encourages sustainable paper sourcing and procurement — but it doesn’t set any target deadlines or percentages. The policy says the labeling and packaging materials company will procure paper products made only from non-controversial sources of virgin wood … Read more »

Environmental Executive Moves: Newmont Mining, EBI, Barnes Group, McGuireWoods

Here’s the latest news on hirings, promotions and departures among environmental leaders. WesTech: The process equipment manufacturer has appointed Les Uhlmeyer (pictured) as head of its new municipal water treatment business unit overseeing the Microfloc and General Filter product lines. Uhlmeyer has more than 30 years’ experience, spending more than two … Read more »

Environmental Executive Moves: Ketchum, EPA, Heumann, Shorenstein

Here’s the latest news on hirings and promotions among environmental leaders. Ketchum: The public relations agency has appointed Julie Ferriot to the newly created position of global director of Ketchum Social Responsibility. Ferriot’s previous role was vice president and management supervisor in the corporate practice of Ketchum West’s San Francisco … Read more »