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Are Takeout Containers Recyclable?

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We love to order takeout food, especially nowadays with so many of us spending more time at home. But with all those orders come a lot of plastic bags, containers, utensils, etc. and not all of it can go into your recycling bin. 

Just because a takeout container has a recyclable symbol on it, don’t assume it's okay to recycle it. The acceptance of recyclable materials can vary from state to state and city to city. As a rule of thumb, the following materials are accepted no matter where you live: paper, cardboard, metal cans, and plastic containers labeled with a #1 or #2.

Reimagining, Rethinking and Recycling Our Packaging

Reducing plastic pollution requires a multi-pronged strategy
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By Véronique Cremades-Mathis, Global Head of Sustainable Packaging

Our world's greatest challenges rarely are solved by a single or linear solution. The pressing issue of plastic pollution is a case in point.

Keep America Beautiful: 5 Tips for a Sustainable Labor Day

No matter how you're celebrating Labor Day weekend, use these tips from Keep America Beautiful to have a sustainable holiday.
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Believe it or not, Labor Day is around the corner. It’s the unofficial end of the summer and a great time to kick off some new eco-friendly routines. Check out our favorite tips for enjoying the long holiday weekend with the environment in mind.

Carnival Corporation Releases 2019 Annual Sustainability Report

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MIAMI (August 26, 2020) /3BL Media/– Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), the world’s largest cruise company, released its 10th annual sustainability report, developed in accordance to the high standards of the Global Reporting Initiative.

Accelerating Innovation to Tackle Plastic Waste

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Finding answers to our planet’s plastic waste issues will take innovation and investment across the waste management value chain. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste has joined forces with Silicon Valley-based Plug and Play Tech Centre to help kick-start innovation to help minimize plastic waste, make recycling and recovering plastics easier, and create value from post-use plastics.

Kimberly-Clark Reinforces Commitment to Plastics Footprint Reduction as Founding Activator of US Plastics Pact

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Kimberly-Clark knows that strategic partnerships are critical to unlocking new opportunities for sustainability, innovation and growth across its value chain. More importantly, consumers of its trusted brands, including Kleenex®, Cottonelle®, Scott® and Huggies®, want more sustainable options.

Reinforcing its commitment to address the social and environmental challenges of the next decade, the company announced yesterday that it joined as a founding activator the newly formed U.S. Plastics Pact.

Carnival Corporation Delivers Two Retired Cruise Ships for Responsible Recycling in Turkey

World’s largest cruise company reinforces commitment to protecting environment by engaging reclamation and recycling specialists to sustainably dismantle retired cruise ships
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MIAMI, August 4, 2020 /3BL Media/  – Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK) announced agreements with maritime reclamation and recycling specialists EGE CELIK and SIMSEKLER to responsibly dismantle and recycle two retired ships scheduled to leave its fleet.

Dow Giving New Life to Old Mattresses

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If stacked, mattresses discarded in Europe every year would exceed the height of Mount Everest – by 678 times1. Approximately 30 million mattresses are thrown away, and most of this bulky, non-biodegradable waste-stream ends up in the landfill.

Walgreens Joins Groundbreaking Consortium to Reinvent the Plastic Retail Bag

Leading Retailers and Closed Loop Partners Unite to Tackle Retail Bag Waste
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DEERFIELD, Ill., July 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Walgreens announced today that it has joined the Center for the Circular Economy at Closed Loop Partners and other leading retailers in a groundbreaking consortium that aims to reinvent the single-use plastic retail bag. The goal of the initiative is to identify, test and implement viable design solutions and models that more sustainably serve the purpose of the current retail bag.

HPRC Launches Free Healthcare Plastics Recycling Vendor Directory

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July 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council is excited to announce the release of its new recycling vendor directory, designed to enable hospitals to build a more complete recycling program and provide recyclers with information about potential new feedstocks.

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