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McDonald’s, Loop Partner on Industry-First Cup Return Scheme
McDonald’s, Loop Partner on Industry-First Cup Return Scheme

1 month ago - Beginning in 2021, McDonald's customers in select UK restaurants will be able to choose a reusable hot beverage cup, which can be returned to be sanitized and reused.

285 Companies’ Science-Based Targets Signal Significant Progress Toward Paris Agreement Goals
285 Companies’ Science-Based Targets Signal Significant Progress Toward Paris Agreement Goals

10 months ago - New report reveals that by meeting their science-based targets, these companies — with more GHGs than France and Spain, combined — will eliminate 265 million metric tons of emissions from their operations, equivalent to closing 68 coal-fired power plants.

Trending: Collaborations Fostering Next-Gen Solutions for Coffee Cups, Paper Packaging
Trending: Collaborations Fostering Next-Gen Solutions for Coffee Cups, Paper Packaging

1 year ago - Environmental NGO Canopy rallies apparel brands around better paper packaging; and six graduates of the NextGen Circular Business Accelerator prepare to bring their their sustainable coffee cup solutions to market.

WWF’s New ‘ReSource’ to Give Visibility Into Companies’ Progress in Reducing Plastic
WWF’s New ‘ReSource’ to Give Visibility Into Companies’ Progress in Reducing Plastic

1 year ago - ReSource isn’t another commitment or a new partnership, by design: To join, companies have to publicly share data and progress on their plastic-reduction efforts.

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Trending: Collaborations Continue to Fuel Solutions to Plastic Pollution
Trending: Collaborations Continue to Fuel Solutions to Plastic Pollution

1 year ago - These days, we can’t go a week without the launch of another initiative, innovation or collaboration aimed at eradicating plastic waste around the world – which means we may actually have a fighting chance at doing it.

12 Winners of NextGen Cup Challenge Reimagining the Future of the To-Go Cup
12 Winners of NextGen Cup Challenge Reimagining the Future of the To-Go Cup

1 year ago - Starbucks, McDonald's and other industry leaders partner in pre-competitive collaboration to drive sustainable design and find innovative cup solutions.

Global Investors Challenge Fast Food Companies on Climate, Water Risks
Global Investors Challenge Fast Food Companies on Climate, Water Risks

1 year ago - Over 80 investors warn that “animal agriculture is the world’s highest-emitting sector without a low-carbon plan.”

Lack of US Climate Policy Putting Companies at Risk; Investors Demand Action
Lack of US Climate Policy Putting Companies at Risk; Investors Demand Action

1 year ago - As a record number of global investors calls on governments to accelerate action on climate change, a new CDP analysis shows that some of the largest U.S.-based corporations view climate change as an increasing risk to their bottom line and reputation among consumers and investors.

'Value Change' Program to Help Companies Handle Tricky Scope 3 Emissions
'Value Change' Program to Help Companies Handle Tricky Scope 3 Emissions

1 year ago - The recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sounds an alarm: “Limiting global warming to 1.5°C …requires rapid and far-reaching transitions in energy, land, urban infrastructure … and industrial systems.”

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While McDonald's Burgers Get More Real, Chipotle Reminds Us It's Been 'Real' All Along
While McDonald's Burgers Get More Real, Chipotle Reminds Us It's Been 'Real' All Along

2 years ago - McDonald’s USA has announced that its seven classic burgers are now free from artificial preservatives, artificial flavors and added colors from artificial sources. The ingredient changes affect all 14,000 U.S. restaurants, marking this the next major milestone in McDonald’s food journey and another way the fast food giant aims to help customers feel good about its food.

EnviroLife by Sustana: A Sustainability Solution for Food Packaging
EnviroLife by Sustana: A Sustainability Solution for Food Packaging

2 years ago - Sustana promotes and applies sustainable manufacturing and business practices to deliver premium, eco-friendly recycled fibers to customers across North America. One example of this is the unique food packaging product EnviroLife. EnviroLife allows brands to reduce their environmental impact by using recycled fiber in direct-contact food packaging.

McDonald's Joins Starbucks in Quest for Compostable Cup; Ireland Already Found One
McDonald's Joins Starbucks in Quest for Compostable Cup; Ireland Already Found One

2 years ago - The NextGen Cup Consortium and Challenge, convened by Closed Loop Partners, announced today that McDonald’s joins Starbucks as a founding member of the group, working to develop a global recyclable and/or compostable cup solution. This announcement follows recent commitments by both companies to drive innovation of their packaging and help reduce plastic waste.

Consumers Ready to Reward Brands That Take Stands
Consumers Ready to Reward Brands That Take Stands

2 years ago - When Dick’s Sporting Goods bans the sale of assault rifles, or McDonald’s makes a commitment to get 100 percent of its packaging from renewable, recycled or certified sources by 2025, how does their position in the marketplace change?

Trending: Single-Use Plastics Continue to be Tossed – By Brands, Nations Imposing Bans
Trending: Single-Use Plastics Continue to be Tossed – By Brands, Nations Imposing Bans

2 years ago - It’s a tough time to be a plastic straw producer. Over the past few months, it seems the message has broken through that plastic straws are harmful to the environment – and marine life in particular – that phase outs and bans are warranted.

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Why Max Burgers Remains One Step Ahead in the Fight Against Climate Change
Why Max Burgers Remains One Step Ahead in the Fight Against Climate Change

2 years ago - It’s hard to believe that a fast-food burger chain would actively set a target to reduce red meat consumption by its customers. After all, that generous meat patty smacked in the middle of two fresh buns is the reason why such restaurants exist, right? But Sweden’s beloved Max Burgers is doing just that, and sales across its 120 stores have never been better.

Fortune 500 Companies Join AFF, GreenBlue on Forest Sustainability Tool
Fortune 500 Companies Join AFF, GreenBlue on Forest Sustainability Tool

2 years ago - Mars, McDonald’s, Staples and several other companies have signed on to support the American Forest Foundation (AFF), GreenBlue, the US Forest Service and Esri in the development of a

McDonald’s Endeavors to Reduce GHGs, Improve Chicken Welfare, Phase Out Plastic Straws
McDonald’s Endeavors to Reduce GHGs, Improve Chicken Welfare, Phase Out Plastic Straws

2 years ago - McDonald’s has made strides towards sustainability this month: it’s the first restaurant company to set an approved Science-Based Target to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions; it’s launching a Chicken Sustainability Advisory Council; and it will begin trials to test paper straws – rather than plastic – in several of its U.K. locations.

CDP Names 58 Companies Leading the Charge Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks
CDP Names 58 Companies Leading the Charge Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks

2 years ago - The number of companies committed to tackling emissions in the supply chain has doubled over the last year, according to new research from CDP and McKinsey & Company.

Trending: Fast Food, Supermarket Giants Commit to Slashing Single-Use Plastics
Trending: Fast Food, Supermarket Giants Commit to Slashing Single-Use Plastics

2 years ago - With an estimated 12 million tons of plastic waste entering the world’s oceans each year, consumers and governments are increasingly looking to businesses to eliminate plastic packaging. Fast food giant McDonald’s and major supermarkets in the UK are rising to the challenge, revealing big plans to go plastic-free.

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Why You Should Care About the NRDC's Antibiotics Scorecard
Why You Should Care About the NRDC's Antibiotics Scorecard

2 years ago - Since 2015, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) has been publishing its Chain Reaction report, produced in collaboration with Friends of the Earth, Consumers Union, Food Animal Concerns Trust and Center for Food Safety. Chain Reaction is basically a report card, showing how well major fast-food (and -casual) restaurants are doing at limiting their reliance on meat products raised on antibiotics. Here’s a look at 2017’s scorecard:

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