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Did the Holidays Bring a New TV or iPhone? Here's How to Safely Dispose of Old Electronics

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We typically see an influx in e-waste at our facilities in early January. This increase is a result of holiday wishes granted, including exciting new phones, computers, and tablets. After the gifting season subsides, most are unsure of what to do with their old electronics.

New Year, New Goals: Three Tips to Become a Better Recycler in 2021

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After a challenging holiday season, a new year is ushering in a welcomed fresh slate. The new year is an opportunity to set clear intentions, fresh habitats, and meaningful goals. Everyone’s goals will look different. Some will focus on healthier living and exercise, and some will endeavor to read more books. And others might have more homebound goals – like being better recyclers in 2021. 

Ferrara Signs Ellen MacArthur Foundation's New Plastics Economy Global Commitment for a Circular Economy for Plastic

Company commits to 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging by 2025
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CHICAGO, December 16, 2020 /3BL Media/  Chicago-based sweet snacking company Ferrara today announced its commitment to make all packaging 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. The company has become a signatory of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s and UN Environment Program (UNEP)’s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, joining 500 businesses and governments for a vision of a circular economy for plastic in which it never becomes waste or pollution.

Latest Updates From the Ferrero Group on Its 2025 Packaging Commitment

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  • Nutella joins forces with Loop and Carrefour for new reuse pilot scheme.
  • Following Ferrero’s signing of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s and UNEP ‘s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment last year, it has now become a member of the Foundation, taking part in the New Plastics Economy (NPEC) Initiative.
  • Ferrero Packaging R&D department creates a new recyclable packaging for Kinder Happy Hippo.
  • Ferrero joins 4evergreen alliance, promoting fibre-based packaging.

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

7 Ways to Celebrate an Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving

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Americans produce about 25-percent more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day compared to the rest of the year, according to estimates. However, we can all make small changes to reduce, reuse, and recycle during the holiday season and throughout the year.

Here are seven eco-friendly tips to add sustainability to your Thanksgiving:

The Circular Economy of Glass

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We are celebrating America Recycles Day 2020 this year by sharing this interesting video from our friends at Strategic Materials about what happens when glass is recycled and its role in the circular economy.

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Albertsons Companies Celebrates America Recycles Week

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Did you know November 15 was America Recycles Day? We recycle throughout our operations, including in our offices, manufacturing plants, distribution centers, and stores! In 2019 alone, Albertsons Companies recycled more than 780 million pounds of cardboard and 25 million pounds of plastic film and bags. Join us in celebrating by recycling at home and buying products made with recycled content.

Pandemic-Driven Concerns Prompt A Recycling Wake-Up Call

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Has the COVID-19 pandemic made you more or less likely to recycle and do other things that are good for the environment? According to a recent survey we sponsored, 58% of us are reevaluating our eco-friendly habits as a result of the pandemic, pointing to at least one positive outcome from a very stressful 2020. 
 

Trex Company and Albertsons Companies Recycle Bulk Pharmacy Dispensing Bottles to Make Decking Material and Keep Plastic Out of Landfills

Project expands longstanding recycling partnership which has transformed more than 200 million pounds of plastic film into durable, sustainable building material
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WINCHESTER, Va. and BOISE, Idaho, Nov 12, 2020 / 3BL Media / - Trex Company (NYSE: TREX) and Albertsons Companies (NYSE: ACI) are elevating their shared commitment to sustainability with a special recycling effort to divert plastic waste from landfills.

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