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Multinational consumer goods manufacturer Procter and Gamble (P&G) recently entered into a 5-year contract with a UK-based recycling and energy recovery company Viridor to purchase recycled plastic. The material sourced would be used for its European Ariel laundry product range. P&G recently said that using this recycled resin for making Ariel Liquid detergent bottles would […]

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Starbucks recently announced its new sustainability initiative. The company CEO Kevin Johnson declared its three major sustainability targets in a public letter to the stakeholders this week. These targets aim to drastically cut carbon emissions, water use, and waste. “Our aspiration is to become resource positive — storing more carbon than we emit, eliminating waste, […]

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Taking an important step towards achieving its 2018 commitment to make all of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025, Nestle is planning to invest a whopping $2.07 billion to boost new sustainable packaging solutions and create a stronger market for food-grade recycled plastics. Nestle expects to reduce the use of virgin plastics by one […]

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Did you know that the tequila industry generates around 1 million tons of spent agave fibers annually? These fibers are usually treated as agricultural waste, but now famous tequila maker Jose Cuervo is using agave fiber to make drinking straws. The company previously used the fiber from its production processes to manufacture surfboards, guitars, and […]

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Nevada-based outdoor apparel company Patagonia is well known for making high-quality, durable snow gear, but did you know that it has also been actively involved in measures aimed at reducing environmental impact by minimizing needless consumption? Taking another step in the direction, the company has recently partnered with gear renting platform Awayco to encourage customers […]

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American consumers are used to the throwaway culture, especially when it comes to coffee cups. There have been sustainable alternatives, but nothing has been impressive enough to tackle the problem of plastic waste. While paper cups can’t be used unless they are lined with some form plastic coating, the compostable bio-plastic ones require industrial composting […]

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Retail giant Target had set an ambitious goal for itself of sourcing all of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030. The company has managed to achieve one-fourth of the target and recently announced the completion of its 500th rooftop solar installation at its Napa, California, store. In total, Target has added more than 240 megawatts of […]

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Budweiser recently announced that the company’s five breweries in Brazil will all switch 100% clean energy usage for production and distribution. Budweiser plans to build a wind farm with over 80 MW capacity in the Brazilian state of Bahia in collaboration with Casaforte Investimentos, and this would supply clean energy to all five of its breweries […]

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Food and beverage giant Pepsi made two key announcements recently- first, the company named PepsiCo leader Simon Lowden as its first Chief Sustainability Officer and second, it issued Green Bonds worth $1 billion, the proceeds from which will go towards funding a series of key initiatives to advance PepsiCo’s sustainability agenda. In September, PepsiCo released its 2018 Sustainability Report, which […]

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