LONDON, April 19, 2018 (Press Release) -The Government has announced the end to the sale of plastic straws, drink stirrers and plastic-stemmed cotton buds at the start of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit.
The Prime Minister will also call on all other Commonwealth countries to join in the fight against plastic pollution.Read more
Costa Coffee has today announced it will become the first ever coffee chain in the UK to commit to recycling the same volume of cups it puts onto the market in a bid to tackle the challenge of coffee cup recycling and to stop them ending up in landfill.Read more
BRUSSELS, April 18, 2018 (Press Release) -EUROPEN welcomes today’s adoption by the European Parliament of the revised EU waste legislations, as part of the Circular Economy Package. EUROPEN commends EU negotiators for securing a strengthened legal framework for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR), as well as safeguards that will ensure the continued free trade of packaged goods in the EU’s Internal Market.Read more
Parliament backs ambitious recycling targets, under legislation on waste and the circular economy, adopted on Wednesday.Read more
NEWPORT BEACH, CA, April 9, 2018 (Press Release) -Smart Planet Technologies has launched the first reCUP Recycling Initiative with support from Southern California based recycling partners, Allan Company, a materials recovery facility (MRF) and Replenysh, a closed-loop collection platform provider.Read more
ST. LOUIS, April 17, 2018 (Press Release) -Today, Anheuser-Busch launched its U.S. 2025 Sustainability Goals, focused on four key areas: renewable electricity and carbon reduction, water stewardship, smart agriculture, and circular packaging. The ambitious goals, which build on the 2025 Global Sustainability Goals recently announced by the brewer’s parent company AB InBev, will guide and further Anheuser-Busch’s industry-leading sustainability efforts in the U.S. through 2025:Read more
BOSTON, April 17, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has released its 2017 Sustainability Report showcasing its industry leading sustainability performance. The report includes up-to-date information on the company's progress against five year goals measuring environmental, economic and social responsibility commitments as well as providing insights into its continued technical innovation.Read more