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PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy Partner to increase recycling and protect drinking water

PepsiCo now addressing both curbside and on-the-go recycling as part of its goal to help grow the U.S. beverage container recycling rate to 50% by 2018
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Now, PepsiCo and The Nature Conservancy—the world's largest conservation organization—are joining forces to help alleviate this problem while encouraging consumers to recycle more often to help protect drinking water sources throughout the U.S.
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Polypropylene pods win People’s Choice Award

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The company received this recognition for their single serve coffee in a polypropylene cup.
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Plastic recycling processes in industrialized nations pushed to improve

China seeks to end reign as global dumping ground
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European goal is zero plastics waste going to landfills by 2020; part of discussion at Polyethylene-Polypropylene Chain Global Tech/Business Forum, 25 -26 June in Zurich
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Recycle Rally Challenges consumers to decrease environmental impact

Dow’s 30 day challenge to help people build better recycling habits
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To inspire people to decrease their environmental footprint and encourage them to participate in local recycling programs, Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics is launching an awareness campaign called Recycle Rally
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Carton recycling access reaches momentous 50% milestone

Half of all U.S. households now have access to carton recycling
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More food and beverage products are being packaged in cartons because they are considered a sustainable packaging solution as they are made primarily from a renewable resource, are lightweight and compact and have a low carbon footprint.
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Television program brings together recycling initiatives to improve the recycling process

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Recycle Across America has joined forces with Participant Media to launch a social action campaign focused on transforming recycling and improving the economics and prevalence of sustainable packaging and manufacturing.
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The current state of the paper packaging market

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Within the recycled materials market, paper packaging is the largest sector, accounting for around 65% of all recycled packaging.
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A solution to the full wrap shrink recyclability problem? Not so fast

By Rick , Executive Director, National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR)
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If you’ve been following the debate around full wrap shrink labels and PET container recyclability, you might have heard declarations of victory in the wake of recent trials of new mechanical delabeling equipment. Some have claimed that the equipment pays for itself in about a year, and that all label manufacturers need to do is apply a perforated label. Problem solved?


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SERDC and CVP announce the launch of the Recycling Partnership

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CVP will handle the administrative functions for the Partnership, while SERDC will remain an integral part of the initiative.
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New, recycled post-consumer PET thermoformed food containers debut

Placon’s refresh containers put the spotlight on fresh, grab-and-go foods.
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The tamper-evident, eco-responsible Crystal Seal reFresh thermoformed plastic food packaging’s design eliminates unnecessary sidewall ribbing for strong visual appeal with excellent versatility in fresh, cold & dry food merchandising.
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