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Love, Loyalty & Lifestyle: Making Circularity Irresistible
Love, Loyalty & Lifestyle: Making Circularity Irresistible

1 month ago - To unleash the power of circular design at scale, brands require an understanding of the cultural conditions at play. Here are five design principles that we’ve learned from our work with brands helping lead the way.

Starbucks Becomes First National Coffee Retailer to Accept Reusable, Personal Cups
Starbucks Becomes First National Coffee Retailer to Accept Reusable, Personal Cups

5 months ago - Starting January 3, 2024, customers will be able to use their own clean, personal cup at all company-operated stores and participating licensed stores in the US and Canada.

NextGen Consortium Outlines Path Toward Circular Economy for Paper Cups in US
NextGen Consortium Outlines Path Toward Circular Economy for Paper Cups in US

7 months ago - Insights include solutions for paper mills, materials-recovery facilities, brands, consumers and communities to increase recovery of paper cups and reduce waste to landfill.

Closed-Loop, Reusable Distribution System Saves Spirits Producers Costs, Emissions, Materials
Closed-Loop, Reusable Distribution System Saves Spirits Producers Costs, Emissions, Materials

1 year ago - EcoSPIRITS’ EcoTOTE system replaces traditional, 1.75-liter liquor bottles with reusable glass containers that reduce emissions by 60-90% while maintaining product quality.

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New Guide Details Tangible Solutions for Retailers to Move ‘Beyond the Bag’
New Guide Details Tangible Solutions for Retailers to Move ‘Beyond the Bag’

1 year ago - Playbook highlights solutions from the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag that drive near-term, positive environmental impact and cost savings from eliminating single-use plastic bags.

CVS Health, Target, Walmart Share Insights from Piloting Ideas to Move ‘Beyond the Plastic Bag’
CVS Health, Target, Walmart Share Insights from Piloting Ideas to Move ‘Beyond the Plastic Bag’

1 year ago - New report shares insights to guide retailers on effective reusable bag models — a key solution as regulations to reduce reliance on single-use plastic bags grow across the US.

In Conversation with Dow: The Unexpected and Unconventional Partnerships That Launch Circular Solutions
In Conversation with Dow: The Unexpected and Unconventional Partnerships That Launch Circular Solutions

1 year ago - Dow Sustainability Director Julie Zaniewski kicks off this conversation series by sharing insights into how the chemical giant is shaking up business as usual to deliver solutions.

A Springboard for Circularity: Investment in NY Recycling Infrastructure to Create Ripple Effect Across the US
A Springboard for Circularity: Investment in NY Recycling Infrastructure to Create Ripple Effect Across the US

2 years ago - These investments offer proof-of-concept for scaling more investments in waste infrastructure across North America. Modernizing Sims’ recycling capabilities acts as a circularity laboratory, which can lead to better design for the whole US recycling system.

Making a Hot Cup Recyclable: The Innovation Behind the Scenes at WestRock
Making a Hot Cup Recyclable: The Innovation Behind the Scenes at WestRock

2 years ago - In 2019, WestRock’s answer to a recyclable hot cup was named a winner of the NextGen Cup challenge. Here, we go behind the scenes of developing this innovative barrier technology and hear what’s next for the holy grail of the easily recycled hot cup.

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Composting Consortium Aims to Advance Recovery of Compostable Packaging, Food Scraps
Composting Consortium Aims to Advance Recovery of Compostable Packaging, Food Scraps

2 years ago - The new Consortium — which includes Closed Loop Partners, PepsiCo, the NextGen Consortium, the US Plastics Pact and other value chain players — aims to pilot industry-wide solutions and map tech and infrastructure investment to advance the circularity of compostable packaging in the US.

How Companies Are Joining Forces, Closing Loops, Optimizing Outputs in Complex Supply Chains
How Companies Are Joining Forces, Closing Loops, Optimizing Outputs in Complex Supply Chains

2 years ago - At SB’21 San Diego, innovators in the agriculture, electronics, food and plastics industries shared lessons learned from a variety of initiatives aimed at closing loops and optimizing value chains for a circular, regenerative future.

Starbucks, McDonald’s Direct $10M More to Accelerate Circularity of Food-Service Packaging
Starbucks, McDonald’s Direct $10M More to Accelerate Circularity of Food-Service Packaging

2 years ago - The NextGen Consortium and its partner brands are expanding their work to advance reusable packaging systems, strengthen recycling and composting infrastructure, and scale foodservice packaging innovation.

CVS Health, Target, Walmart Piloting Alternative Bag Solutions to Combat Plastic Waste
CVS Health, Target, Walmart Piloting Alternative Bag Solutions to Combat Plastic Waste

2 years ago - The partnership among the leading retailers’ different stores sets an exciting precedent; collaboration will help accelerate pathways to scale and help address the systemic challenge of plastic bag waste.

Just Salad Poised to Take Zero-Waste Dining Nationwide
Just Salad Poised to Take Zero-Waste Dining Nationwide

2 years ago - The fast-casual chain plans to scale both its geographic footprint and its pioneering reusable bowl program, thanks to a cash infusion from circular-economy drivers Closed Loop Partners.

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Partnerships for Scaling Impact: Private Sector Rallies Around Circularity with $25M Investment
Partnerships for Scaling Impact: Private Sector Rallies Around Circularity with $25M Investment

2 years ago - As the world races to find solutions to some of the greatest challenges of a generation – from climate change to reducing plastic waste – the Closed Loop Circular Plastics Fund offers a unique opportunity for business and investors to reimagine what’s possible for plastics and our planet.

300 C-Suite Execs Share Insights on Overcoming Challenges to Build a Circular Economy
300 C-Suite Execs Share Insights on Overcoming Challenges to Build a Circular Economy

2 years ago - Although circularity goals have risen to the top of executives’ agendas, the path to a waste-free world remains less clear. Fortune magazine’s latest white paper, produced in partnership with Dow, aims to help sustainability leaders and practitioners understand the current challenges and collaborate on circular solutions.

US Plastics Pact Unveils Plan to Achieve Circular Economy in US by 2025
US Plastics Pact Unveils Plan to Achieve Circular Economy in US by 2025

2 years ago - Holding accountable over 95 organizations, The US Plastics Pact Roadmap outlines specific actions and responsibilities to propel the US closer to other developed nations in its management of plastic waste.

$25M Circular Plastics Fund to Catalyze Investment in US Recycling Infrastructure
$25M Circular Plastics Fund to Catalyze Investment in US Recycling Infrastructure

3 years ago - The partnership between Closed Loop Partners and Dow, LyondellBasell and NOVA Chemicals represents an initial investment and an invitation to stakeholders across the plastics recycling value chain to join forces with this catalytic capital strategy.

Trending: Scalable, Circular Solutions Promise to Revolutionize Plastic Packaging
Trending: Scalable, Circular Solutions Promise to Revolutionize Plastic Packaging

3 years ago - New innovations from Nature Valley and the winners of Closed Loop Partners’ Beyond the Bag challenge continue to chip away at consumer packaging waste.

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Groundbreaking Report Shows Pathway to Scale for Reusable, Circular Packaging Models
Groundbreaking Report Shows Pathway to Scale for Reusable, Circular Packaging Models

3 years ago - In the report, Closed Loop Partners, IDEO and the NextGen Consortium share learnings from multiple pilots of reusable coffee cup systems that eliminate waste.