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Sustana: Forbes Highlights Traction in Circular Solutions for Food and Beverage Packaging

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Conversations around recycling and the perils of landfills at capacity are now mainstream for both consumers and businesses. But it’s not all negative – in fact, a lot of productive conversations are happening around opportunities in this space.

Rolland: Forbes Shines a Light On The Circular Economy

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Conversations around recycling and the perils of landfills at capacity are now mainstream for both consumers and businesses. But it’s not all negative – in fact, a lot of productive conversations are happening around opportunities in this space.

Terreform One, BASF Collaborate on Unique ‘Monarch Sanctuary’ to Cover New Building

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Terreform ONE designed a monarch habitat filled with milkweed that would serve as a way station for butterflies migrating from points to points while restoring its population.

BASF Takes Action in the Plastic-waste Dilemma

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - BASF’s Head of Sustainability Strategy explains how chemistry can enable a circular economy.

Sustainable Brands Welcomes Newest Addition to Leadership Team

PRESS RELEASE - Sustainable Brands® announced today that Etienne White has joined the company’s leadership team as VP, Brands for Good to help expand the fast-growing collaborative initiative launched last month.

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BillerudKorsnäs and The Paper Straw Co to Launch the First U-Bend Paper Straw

PRESS RELEASE - Together with the Paper Straw Co, BillerudKorsnäs has developed the first functional 180° U-Bend straw, made out of paper. The straw is made to be used for individual drink cartons such as juice, milk and water. The long term market potential as well as positive sustainability impact is extensive.

Nielsen Surpasses Volunteering Goal Early with 8th Annual Nielsen Global Impact Day

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Nielsen Global Impact Day (NGID) 2019

Nielsen: Brands Increase Trust - and Prices - Through Sustainability

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Consumers will spend up to $150 billion on sustainable products by 2021.

Theresa Millard from Kohler on the need to “fall in love” with materials and capitalize on them for innovation

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT - We recently spoke with Theresa Millard, sustainability and stewardship project manager at Kohler and founder of Biomimicry Granada, about re-thinking manufacturing waste and helping people reconnect with the material world.

Avery Dennison shortlisted for Global Environmental and Sustainability Award 2019

PRESS RELEASE - Global materials science and manufacturing company Avery Dennison has been shortlisted for the Environmental and Sustainability Award of the Label Industry Global Awards 2019.

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Multilayer Packaging: Innovative and Sustainable

PRESS RELEASE - Multilayer packaging reliably ensures high-quality and fresh food products thanks to its properties. It protects the products and keeps them hygienic, thereby extending the shelf life of food.

Vacuum-as-a-service: Electrolux Trials New Subscription-based Business Models

PRESS RELEASE - Electrolux is kicking off trials of new hardware-as-a-service business models, enabling consumers to subscribe to, rather than purchase, its products for use to find new innovative and sustainable solutions for ever-changing consumer needs in a connected environment.

Bosch Packaging Technology and BillerudKorsnäs Intensify Innovation Collaboration

PRESS RELEASE - The demand for sustainable packaging among consumers and brand owners all over the world is growing at an exponential rate, which in many cases drives a strong need to replace plastic packaging.

Braskem Partners with Another U.S. Sports Team on Actions to Promote the Circular Economy

PRESS RELEASE - Seeking to advance the Circular Economy , Braskem is partnering with the Major League Soccer (MLS) team Philadelphia Union in actions to promote recycling and conscientious consumerism among the team's fans.

DuPont Puts a Spotlight on Spandex Replacement, Driving Thought Leadership at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2019

PRESS RELEASE - DuPont highlights its Sorona® fiber as a replacement for Spandex (elastane), offering versatile solutions and long-lasting mechanical stretch.

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Beautycounter Takes Action in D.C.

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - This past Tuesday was the 81st anniversary of the passing of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act—the last major legislation governing personal-care products.

Electrolux Joins Forces with Stena Recycling for Circular Initiative

PRESS RELEASE - Electrolux is joining forces with Stena Recycling for the new ‘Circular Initiative’ to build understanding of what needs to be done to pave the way towards a more circular society.

Optoro: 3 Ways Circularity is Driving Retail

CORPORATE MEMBER UPDATE - Our sustainability team attended two conferences this June: Sustainable Brands and Circularity 19. We’ve put together some of the key takeaways from these conferences.

Arla Foods: Powering Trucks with Poop

PRESS RELEASE - Cow manure can do a lot more than create wrinkly noses. It is poised to be pivotal in a biogas revolution and contribute to a fossil-free fuel future.

PepsiCo Advances Circular Economy for Plastics; Announces LIFEWTR® Packaging with 100% Recycled Plastic and Elimination of Plastic Bottles for bubly™

PRESS RELEASE - PepsiCo, Inc. today announced that LIFEWTR will be packaged in 100% rPET (recycled polyethylene terephthalate), and bubly will no longer be packaged in plastic.

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