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Owens Corning 2030 Goals: Expanding Our Product Handprint

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Reducing the negative impacts of our operations is critical, but it is not enough. With the company’s purpose – our people and products make the world a better place – in mind, we define sustainability as meeting the needs of the present while leaving the world a better place for the future.

Circular Economy: Transforming Trash Into Treasure

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As the saying goes, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” While it’s easy to apply this to antiques, souvenirs and keepsakes, it can also translate to sustainable practices.  

Technology, Consumer Education Move Recycling Forward

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On November 19, Pete Keller, vice president of recycling and sustainability for Republic Services, participated in the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc. (ISRI) MRF Summit.

USTMA, The Ray and University of Missouri Announce Research Partnership

Project to Assess Knowledge on Environmental Impact, Benefits of Rubber Modified Asphalt
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December 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA), in partnership with The Ray, a nonprofit proving ground for sustainable transportation technologies, today announced a research project to assess and compile existing research on the performance, environmental impacts and benefits of using ground tire rubber (GTR) in asphalt.

World's Leading Brands and Retailers Join Forces to Tackle Plastic Waste Challenge Through Packaging and Policy Commitments

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  • Thirty-six members of The Consumer Goods Forum commit to curb plastic pollution problem in new CEO-led Plastic Waste Coalition of Action
  • With development of first two “Golden Design Rules,” companies with a collective annual revenue of more than 1 trillion euros aim to reduce plastic use and improve recyclability by phasing out problematic materials, colours and labels from their packaging

CGF China Brings Together CGF Members and Recyclers for Upstream-Downstream Solutions Panel on Plastic Waste

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At the China Plastics Reuse and Recycling Association (CPRRA) member conference from 19-21 October 2020, the CGF China Office held a panel discussion on 20 October 2020 in Hangzhou, China, to discuss the CGF, its members and other industry actors on their plastic waste and recycling efforts. Additionally, representatives from recycling companies in China were present to discuss their role in providing recycled materials. 

Looped In with Jeff Wooster | A Conversation with The Kraft Heinz Company

Unlocking the power of the circular economy
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Food packaging isn’t just about keeping our food safe. It’s about designing accessible materials for recyclability, as well as maintaining the quality of the product.

Jeff Wooster, Global Sustainability Director at Dow, caught up with Linda Roman, Head of Packaging Growth & Technology for The Kraft Heinz Company, to discuss the importance of working within the supply chain, thinking outside the box, and leveraging partnerships and collaborations to achieve these kind of sustainability goals.

Creating Renewable Solutions at International Paper

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We create innovative, sustainable and recyclable products that help our customers achieve their objectives. The sustainability, health and transportation needs of our customers, as well as the evolving demands of consumers, drive our commitment to innovation. We strive to meet customer demands by using research, ingenuity and creative thinking to transform renewable resources into recyclable fiber-based products that people depend on every day.

UPS News | UPS Teams With Atlanta-Area Organizations To Give Old Uniforms New Life

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  • Following first major redesign in decades to uniforms worn by 125,000 drivers worldwide, thousands of old uniforms are being upcycled into leashes for homeless dogs
  • Using a donation from UPS, program benefits work of Decatur-based Initiative for Affordable Housing
  • Leashes being provided to Best Friends Animal Society’s Lifesaving Center in Atlanta
Press Release
  • Following first major redesign in decades to uniforms worn by 125,000 drivers worldwide, thousands of old uniforms are being upcycled into leashes for homeless dogs
  • Using a donation from UPS, program benefits work of Decatur-based Initiative for Affordable Housing
  • Leashes being provided to Best Friends Animal Society’s Lifesaving Center in Atlanta

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