Do you find recycling confusing? If so, you’re not alone! According to a 2020 survey by OnePoll, one of the biggest barriers preventing people from recycling is a lack of understanding. Approximately 26% of survey respondents admitted they don’t know what materials can and cannot be recycled.
Partnership Focuses on Recycling Hard-to-Recycle Items
CAMDEN, N.J., April 1, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Subaru of America, Inc. today announced that it will renew its commitment to help divert hard-to-recycle waste from landfills and incinerators through the automaker's environmentally-focused philanthropic platform, Subaru Loves the Earth, by continuing its ongoing partnership with international recycling leader TerraCycle®.
Jeffrey Whitford, head of sustainability & social business innovation and branding at MilliporeSigma
Being “green” has become the new expectation across many industries, with environmental and sustainability programs now an integral—and necessary—part of an organization’s overall business strategy. While a sustainability mindset is now expected, it’s not something that can be pulled out of a hat overnight. These programs require a comprehensive strategy, proof points to back up value, many iterations, and collaboration with suppliers, customers, partners and other stakeholders.
March 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) is pleased to welcome Sonoco, a producer of high-quality healthcare packaging for clinical and consumer needs, as its newest member. Sonoco’s Healthcare Packaging business is part of Sonoco, a $5.2 billion global provider of diversified consumer packaging, protective packaging and packaging supply chain services.
New packaging is one small step toward making a big impact to reduce plastic waste
NEW YORK, March 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Palmolive shows how efficacy and sustainability can work hand in hand with the re-launch of the new Palmolive Ultra dish soap, in bottles now made with 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic.1 The move is estimated to divert more than 5,200 tons of plastic a year out of landfills in the U.S. and Canada, making Palmolive the biggest dish soap brand in North America to transition to 100% PCR bottles.2
The Camden-based carmaker said the new program, created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the related use of items like disposable masks and gloves, expands on its current partnership with the Trenton-based firm.
Herbalife Nutrition recognized in Mongolia as Green Hero by Tuvshin Saikhan Center
In Mongolia, Herbalife Nutrition been recognized as Green Hero by the Tuvshin Saikhan Center. The Tuvshin Saikhan Tuv is recycling center (waste recycling and re-use facility) working to reduce waste and has been a reliable supplier to recycling plants and export-oriented consumers in Mongolia for 11 years. They partners with more than 50 organizations, ambassadors and government agencies. Over the past three years Herbalife Nutrition Mongolia has recycled a total of 3.3 tons of plastic containers and 1.4 tons of carton boxes for reuse.
A simple cup of coffee on your way to work is often a much-needed jolt of energy at the start of the day. But once you’re done, what happens to the cup next isn’t so simple.
Day after day, those disposable cups start to accumulate, particularly during this time when many coffee shops are refusing to fill customers’ reusable mugs. And that’s a challenge quick-service restaurants such as McDonald’s and Starbucks are looking to partners like Georgia-Pacific to help overcome.