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Mohawk Expands Recover Carpet Recycling Program Into Residential Market

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CALHOUN, Ga., April 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ — In honor of Earth Day, Mohawk Industries announces that the ReCover Carpet Recycling Program, a landmark sustainability program, will expand into the residential market. Already an established and successful program within the commercial market, ReCover now provides sustainable carpet solutions to specialty retailers and their customers.

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

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MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

Introducing Cocoa For Good: Our Sustainable Cocoa Strategy

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At Hershey, we envision a world where cocoa farmers and their families are able to live healthy, prosperous lives; where cocoa communities and ecosystems thrive for generations to come.

Our Cocoa For Good strategy outlines our plan for sustainable cocoa.

We’re investing half a billion dollars by 2030 to nourish children, elevate youth, build prosperous communities and preserve natural ecosystems.

Taco Bell Announces Partnership to Recycle Hot Sauce Packets

The ability to recycle sauce packets is very important in achieving Taco Bell's goal of making all consumer-facing packaging recyclable, compostable, or reusable by 2025 in restaurants across the globe.
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Taco Bell knows its fans have more than just a mild obsession with its hot sauce packets, with 8.2 billion sauce packets used in the U.S. each year. They're iconic. But today, they're not recyclable. That's why Taco Bell will be collaborating with international recycling leader TerraCycle later this year to give its sauce packets a spicier second life that doesn't involve a landfill. Taco Bell, no stranger to industry firsts, is the first quick-service restaurant brand to partner with TerraCycle to tackle recycling flexible film packets.

SCS Global Services' Carbon Neutral Certification Added by Amazon to Its Climate Pledge Friendly Program

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EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, SCS Global Services’ Carbon Neutral Certification Program announced that it has been selected by Amazon as one of its newest, trusted, third-party certifications for its Climate Pledge Friendly program, which helps customers discover and shop for more than 75,000 sustainable products in the U.S. and Europe.

O-I Fire and Sand - How Glass Is Made

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Glass packaging is made of three natural ingredients: silica sand, soda ash and limestone. The materials are mixed with recycled glass--called cullet. Cullet is the main ingredient in O-I's glass bottles and containers. Globally, our glass containers contain an average of 38 percent recycled glass. Globally, we've manufactured glass with as much as 100 percent recycled content. Together, these four ingredients: sand, soda ash, limestone, and recycled glass-make up the sustainable glass package for your favorite foods and beverages. 

Oregon Craft Brewery Loves Refillable Glass Beer Bottles

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If you love beer, you probably think a lot about which beer to buy based on flavor profile. You might not put a ton of thought into the package that protects the beer. A passionate new video about refillable glass beer bottles from an Oregon craft brewery is full of reasons to do just that.

Driving Packaging Sustainability From the Start

Fabien Thibault, global manager, product and packaging sustainability at MilliporeSigma
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Across industries, sustainability is becoming an increasing expectation. From reducing emissions to increasing recycling, both businesses and consumers are looking for ways in which they can reduce their environmental impact. But when it comes to products and packaging in the life science industry, developing sustainable solutions while meeting transit and safety regulation requirements is an ongoing challenge.

Now, imagine the complexity of executing this process for more than 300,000 products and 2.5 million SKUs along with associated packaging.

Teaming With Suppliers to Advance our Sustainability Goals

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Achieving meaningful corporate responsibility requires us to include our suppliers in our efforts. For our fabless semiconductor business, we work closely with the semiconductor foundry and assembly suppliers that manufacture our products. We monitor their processes and materials and continually work to make our products as corporate responsibility as economically and technically feasible.

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