DS Smith has pledged to manufacture 100% reusable or recyclable packaging by 2025, a move that mirrors commitments from many consumer-facing companies – including Kraft Heinz and Nestle – to improve the sustainability of their packaging. DS Smith says that the company has worked with a range of external stakeholders to … Read more »
Reckitt Benckiser Group, manufacturer of brands like Lysol and Woolite, has announced a new pledge concerning plastic in conjunction with this week’s World Environment Day. The company joins other global brands including Coca-Cola and Infosys that are using World Environment Day to initiate projects intended to “Beat Plastic Waste,” the … Read more »
ButcherBox, a delivery service for sustainably-raised meat products, will begin delivering packages in new environmentally friendly thermal packaging that is recyclable, compostable, and keeps products frozen appropriately, the company announced. The company signed a $10 million packaging deal with Vericooler and plans to use the thermal cooler in deliveries to … Read more »
Five people from the Recycling Services Alliance (RSA) Corporation in Sacramento County, California, have been arrested in an $80.3 million recycling fraud conspiracy; recycling fraud is a serious crime and CalRecycle says it will continue to work alongside law enforcement partners to disrupt these schemes and protect public funds.