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SC Johnson, Plastic Bank Take Action to Solve Ocean Plastic Pollution at GreenBiz 2019

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RACINE, Wis., February 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ – To continue building the momentum to address the crisis of plastic in our world’s oceans, business leaders, governments and civil society must work together to help solve this problem. That was the message delivered by SC Johnson Chairman and CEO Fisk Johnson during a panel discussion Wednesday at GreenBiz 2019 in Phoenix.

SC Johnson to Launch First-Ever 100% Recycled Ocean Plastic Bottle in a Major Home Cleaning Brand

Windex® bottles have been 100% post-consumer recycled plastic since 2015; today the company announces 100% recycled ocean plastic in leading household brand
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RACINE, Wis., February 27, 2019 /3BL Media/ - As part of its ongoing commitment to tackling the problem of plastic pollution in our oceans, SC Johnson has announced that it will launch the industry’s first product that uses 100 percent recycled ocean plastic in a major home cleaning brand. That product is part of the ubiquitous Windex® brand, one of the company’s most popular brands and a household favorite for the past 86 years.

An Ocean of Tweets Can Do the Ocean Some Good

SC Johnson challenges consumers: 20,000 tweets to open a new recycling center in Indonesia
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RACINE, Wis., February 26, 2019 /3BL Media/ – As it champions the critical need to end ocean bound plastic waste, consumer products leader SC Johnson is offering a new challenge. Having already sponsored eight plastic recycling centers in Indonesia, the company will build an additional one if social media dialogue raises the profile of recycling and Social Plastic®.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. Makes a New Pledge to Help Tackle Plastic Waste

The company is joining forces with more than 240 other organizations to be part of the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment for the good of the globe.
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In 1947, decades before the concept of sustainability became popular, then Johnson & Johnson Chairman and CEO General Robert Wood Johnson wrote in his book, Or Forfeit Freedom: “We must use our resources wisely, avoiding waste of both raw materials and scrap, while we seek substitutes for things already in short supply.”

Uniting Team Members to Clean Up the World’s Shorelines

Dell employees on almost every continent organized Shore Up events to collect plastics and other litter from local beaches, waterways and other areas.
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The launch of Dell’s ocean-bound plastics packaging woke our team members to the threats facing our environment and our oceans in particular. One big threat to ocean ecosystems is the litter that finds its way into waterways and eventually out to sea. The problem starts on land, and our Planet employee resource group (ERG) wanted to do something about it.

Erb Featured Business Sustainability Case Study | Dell: Upcycling Ocean Plastics Through Supply Chain Innovation

By Daniel Partin, Luke Sawitsky, and Allison Ward. This case was written under the supervision of Andrew Hoffman and Ravi Anupindi.
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This case focuses on Dell’s efforts to develop an open-source, scalable, and cost-effective supply chain capable of delivering ocean plastics waste to its production facilities, and potentially to those of partnering companies through a consortium.

INFOGRAPHIC | P&G's Commitment to Reducing Plastic Waste Flowing Into the World's Oceans

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P&G has reiterated its commitment to find solutions so that no P&G packaging finds its way to the world’s oceans. This builds on the Company’s leadership efforts in reducing its use of plastics in its packaging, increasing the amount of recycled plastic it is using and helping create the right infrastructures to enable recycling.

Bacardi and Lonely Whale Team Up to Ensure #TheFutureDoesntSuck

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Two leaders in the movement against single-use plastic join forces to achieve a goal of removing one billion single-use plastic straws by 2020

Bacardi commits to review its supply chain to reduce single-use plastic items and further increase recyclable and biodegradable plastic

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Two leaders in the movement against single-use plastic join forces to achieve a goal of removing one billion single-use plastic straws by 2020

Bacardi commits to review its supply chain to reduce single-use plastic items and further increase recyclable and biodegradable plastic

VIDEO | Givewith - Dell and Waterkeeper Alliance Fight Plastic Pollution

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This engaging video by Givewith explains the important work of Waterkeeper Alliance, a global nonprofit that protects the world’s waterways, and its partnership with Dell.

Reflecting on Our Ocean Plastic Summer Internship

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The following is a guest blog from Dell’s ocean plastic supply chain summer interns Allison Ward and Dan Partin, graduate students at the University of Michigan’s Tauber Institute for Global Operations.

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The following is a guest blog from Dell’s ocean plastic supply chain summer interns Allison Ward and Dan Partin, graduate students at the University of Michigan’s Tauber Institute for Global Operations.

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