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PepsiCo Latin America’s ‘Recycling with Purpose’ Incentivizes Circular Consumer Practices

PepsiCo Latin America’s ‘Recycling with Purpose’ Incentivizes Circular Consumer Practices | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
On Monday, in honor of Global Recycling Day, PepsiCo launched “Recycling with Purpose,” a circular economy model that promotes recycling across Latin America and the Caribbean. This initiative will support PepsiCo’s commitment to build a world where plastics need never become waste through a vision rooted in three pillars: reducing, recycling and reinventing.
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Printing industry sets sustainability goals for labeling

Printing industry sets sustainability goals for labeling | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership, (SGP) has set its goals for the print manufacturing on how to acheive higher levels of responsibility and sustainability. The fifth anual SGP Community Day, held in Cincinnati, included in-depth discussions on a wide range of issues that the print and retail industries are facing, specifically with respect to the circular economy, green procurement and recycling. For the cosmetics and personal industry, printing plays a large part in the production of packaging, both for labeling and for the design of secondary packaging.

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The concept of a ‘Circular Economy’ has been growing in prominence over the past few decades, particularly as corporate social responsibility has become increasingly integrated into mainstream business strategy. This trend is likely to continue as the current linear economic system is challenged by growing resource scarcity. 

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Unilever joins forces with Veolia for sustainable plastic packaging partnership

Unilever joins forces with Veolia for sustainable plastic packaging partnership | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Unilever has signed a three-year agreement with Veolia to improve waste collection and sustainable packaging. Under the deal, the companies will work together on emerging technologies that will help create a circular plastic economy. 

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Primaloft claims polyester circularity breakthrough

Primaloft claims polyester circularity breakthrough | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Advanced material technology company Primaloft has announced that its Primaloft Bio fibres are now renewable in a circular economy, after third-party testing proved the polyester fibres were capable of being chemically recycled.

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Axion Polymers believes Brexit could drive UK circular economy

Axion Polymers believes Brexit could drive UK circular economy | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
According to Axion Polymers, Brexit offers fresh opportunities for the UK and its manufacturers to secure their raw material supplies, such as recycled plastics, from a stable domestic market and stimulate a circular flow of materials.
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