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How to Score a Recycling Touchdown for Sunday's Big Game

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It’s official – the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are headed to the big game on Sunday. Since most of us will be watching from home this year, it is more important than ever to be mindful of the waste generated by game-day snacking. Beer cans, plastic bottles, and some takeout containers can be recycled if you toss them correctly.
 

What Happens to Recycled Aluminum Cans?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has made Americans more eco-conscious than ever, according to a recent survey by Republic Services and OnePoll. 

Tetra Pak Calls for Collaborative Innovation to Tackle Sustainability Challenges in the Food Packaging Industry

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January 27, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Tetra Pak has introduced a new collaborative innovation model with leading paperboard producers, a move aimed at tackling the food packaging industry’s sustainability challenges. The traditional operating model of a linear supply chain has changed, and a new partnership ecosystem model is emerging, where the entire industry works in close collaboration.

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. 

Waste Not

Our collaboration with TerraCycle
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What do a water bottle, a KitKat wrapper and a cat litter box all have in common? They each play key roles in our ongoing push to find innovative ways to secure a future in which none of our packaging ends up in landfill.

Our partnership with TerraCycle – a social enterprise behind some of the world's most important ventures in eliminating waste – is one of the ways in which we are trying to make this happen.

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:

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