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Trending: Breakthrough Innovations Forging Next-Gen Plastic Recycling Solutions
Trending: Breakthrough Innovations Forging Next-Gen Plastic Recycling Solutions

3 months ago - Unilever UK solves the problem of rejection of black plastic; while Berkeley Lab’s new circular plastic can be recycled again and again into new materials of any color, shape or form.

Champions 12.3: Restaurants Realize 7:1 ROI by Reducing Food Waste
Champions 12.3: Restaurants Realize 7:1 ROI by Reducing Food Waste

7 months ago - New research finds rather compelling business case for restaurants to reduce the amount of food they throw away.

£1.4M Prize Awaits UK Circular Plastics Flagship Projects
£1.4M Prize Awaits UK Circular Plastics Flagship Projects

11 months ago - A new £1.4 million flagship projects competition was launched at the inaugural annual meeting for members of The UK Plastics Pact, held in London yesterday.

African Union, Champions 12.3 Unveil 3 Latest Weapons in Food Waste Fight
African Union, Champions 12.3 Unveil 3 Latest Weapons in Food Waste Fight

11 months ago - At the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2015, countries committed to Sustainable Development Goal Target 12.3, calling for the world to cut food loss and waste in half by 2030. Now three years on, Champions 12.3 — a global coalition of sustainable food champions — is tracking progress toward this fast-approaching target and finding that the private sector has seized the opportunity to tackle food loss and waste.

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Trending: C&A, Looptworks, John Lewis Spin Out More Circular Apparel Solutions
Trending: C&A, Looptworks, John Lewis Spin Out More Circular Apparel Solutions

1 year ago - Increasing circularity in the apparel sector will require a variety of initiatives and some of the most valuable ways to bridge the implementation gap will be to provide funding, design new products with closed-loop design and launch take-back programs for would-be-waste items. Announcements on Monday revealed that these are exactly the contributions being made by the C&A Foundation, Looptworks and John Lewis.

New Toolkit Uses Normative Messaging to Encourage UK Citizens to ‘Recycle Now’
New Toolkit Uses Normative Messaging to Encourage UK Citizens to ‘Recycle Now’

1 year ago - Recycle Now, a WRAP campaign that helps people in the UK recycle more things, more often, has launched a new communications toolkit for local authorities and partners, introducing a social norming messaging style designed to motivate citizen behavior change to improve recycling.

Trending: The North Face, Tetra Pak, Seventh Gen Continue Chipping Away at Plastic Waste
Trending: The North Face, Tetra Pak, Seventh Gen Continue Chipping Away at Plastic Waste

1 year ago - Awareness of our plastic waste problem continues to grow, prompting campaigns and corporate action around the world.

Wales Aims to Become First ‘Refill Nation,’ Teach Residents ‘Value of Tap Water’
Wales Aims to Become First ‘Refill Nation,’ Teach Residents ‘Value of Tap Water’

1 year ago - The Welsh Government and City to Sea, a group campaigning against single-use plastics, are collaborating on the development of campaigns to encourage refills and change residents’ behavior to make tap water their first choice for hydration. While the campaigns will help people ‘see the value of water,’ the government has also announced an additional £15 million of capital funding to further improve Local Authority recycling collection systems and infrastructure, including for plastics.

P&G: 'Long Live Fashion Formula' Can Quadruple Life of Clothes
P&G: 'Long Live Fashion Formula' Can Quadruple Life of Clothes

1 year ago - An announcement today from Procter & Gamble’s laundry brands, Ariel and Lenor (the European sister brands of Tide and Downy, here in the States), revealed that their ‘Long Live Fashion Formula’ could extend the life of clothes by four times, keeping them looking new for longer. By switching from a powder to liquid or single-unit-dose format such as Ariel pods; adding a Fabric Conditioner, such as Lenor; and washing on a cold and quick cycle, consumers can quadruple the life of their clothes.

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WRAP Convenes 42 CPG Giants in Global Pact to Eliminate Plastic Packaging Waste
WRAP Convenes 42 CPG Giants in Global Pact to Eliminate Plastic Packaging Waste

1 year ago - Building on their individual efforts and those under the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF)’s New Plastics Economy initiative, dozens of businesses have made their commitment to the new UK Plastics Pact.

#BusinessCase: Research Finds Hotels Saved $7 for Every $1 Invested in Cutting Food Waste
#BusinessCase: Research Finds Hotels Saved $7 for Every $1 Invested in Cutting Food Waste

1 year ago - In a first-of-its-kind analysis for the hotel industry, food waste reduction programs were shown to be effective and financially beneficial. The research – which was conducted on behalf of Champions 12.3 – studied the costs and benefits of reducing food waste for 42 hotel sites across 15 countries. Over a three-year period, nearly every site realized a positive return on its investment; on average, hotels saved $7 in operating costs for every $1 they had spent on the programs.

2025 Ambition, UN Report Look to UK Brands, Nature-Based Solutions to Tackle Water Issues
2025 Ambition, UN Report Look to UK Brands, Nature-Based Solutions to Tackle Water Issues

1 year ago - Amidst a flurry of corporate activity around World Water Day (March 22), the growing issues of demand, availability and quality of water have been front-and-center this week. According to UN projections, global demand for fresh water will exceed supply by 40 percent in 2030.

Next Step to Eliminating Food Waste? Making It Relevant, Surmountable to Farmers
Next Step to Eliminating Food Waste? Making It Relevant, Surmountable to Farmers

1 year ago - Globally, food loss and waste prevention efforts at farm and production level are, in many respects, still in their infancy. Many growers around the world are not required to record or report on their post-harvest crop losses — the dearth of data in this area makes it hard to determine exactly how much food never makes it beyond the farm gate.

EMF, WRAP Collab Puts New Plastics Economy Into Motion in UK
EMF, WRAP Collab Puts New Plastics Economy Into Motion in UK

1 year ago - Coinciding with the launch of Theresa May’s 25 Year Environment Plan, WRAP has announced a new collaborative initiative with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation (EMF) that aims to help turn the tide on the UK’s growing plastic waste problem.

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WRAP Reports Food Waste Progress Under Courtauld Commitment 2025
WRAP Reports Food Waste Progress Under Courtauld Commitment 2025

1 year ago - One year after the launch of the Courtauld Commitment 2025, WRAP has published its first Review of work underway in the food and beverage sector as a result of the voluntary agreement.

WRAP Releases Date Label Guidance to Drive Down UK Food Waste
WRAP Releases Date Label Guidance to Drive Down UK Food Waste

1 year ago - Households in the UK waste two million tons of food each year simply by not consuming it in time. A third of this food waste is the result of the result of a confusing and counterintuitive labeling system. WRAP, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and Defra have teamed up to change the way food is labeled and ultimately tackle the critical issue of food waste.

Large-Scale Rollout of Innovative Business Models Key for Creating Value, Reducing Waste
Large-Scale Rollout of Innovative Business Models Key for Creating Value, Reducing Waste

1 year ago - A new series of case studies highlighting the benefits of adopting innovative business models on a large scale has been published by REBus, an EU LIFE+-funded partnership project.

WRAP: Consumers Curious About What Happens to Recycling Beyond the Bin
WRAP: Consumers Curious About What Happens to Recycling Beyond the Bin

1 year ago - New insights from WRAP’s annual recycling tracker have revealed that over half the UK population wants to know more about what happens to their recycling beyond the bin. The results of the organization’s survey have shaped the theme of this year’s Recycle Week; ‘Recycling — it’s worth it.’

Circular Business Models Could Unlock £4.4B for Electronics Recycling Sector
Circular Business Models Could Unlock £4.4B for Electronics Recycling Sector

2 years ago - The way people buy, consume and discard their electronics is changing — and for the better. A new report by WRAP has revealed that an industry-wide adoption of circular principles could unlock new economic opportunities and drive the economy towards greater sustainability. The research outlined in Switched on to Value: Powering Business Change shows that while only 10 percent of UK households use household recycling schemes to discard their unwanted electrical items, 83 percent of households have demonstrated interest in retailer take-back and trade-in schemes, which can provide customers with a convenient way to properly dispose of products while ensuring data protection and safety.

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Trending: Biomimicry, Changing Attitudes Poised to Revolutionize Apparel Sector
Trending: Biomimicry, Changing Attitudes Poised to Revolutionize Apparel Sector

2 years ago - Fashion continues to make headlines, with news emerging about a new textile breakthrough and shifting attitudes towards clothing across the UK that are helping drive down the industry’s environmental impact.

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