Mondelēz International accelerates transition to a circular economy for plastic

USA – Mondelēz International has joined two leading initiatives focused on tackling plastic waste and pollution, as the chocolate and confectionery maker accelerates its efforts to reduce its impact on people and the planet. Mondelēz […]

Nestlé signs European Plastics Pact to accelerate the transition towards a circular economy

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has signed the European Plastics Pact, as part of the food and beverage giant’s efforts to achieve 100% recyclable or reusable packaging and reduce the use of virgin plastics by one third […]

Nestlé teams up with iQ Renew on soft plastic recycling pilot in Australia

AUSTRALIA – Nestlé has announced a partnership with Australian recycler, iQ Renew in a trial which aims to see soft plastics collected from over 100,000 homes through kerbside recycling and diverted from landfill. With increasing […]

Yum! Brands moves corporate offices to green energy, reduces plastic waste

USA – Yum! Brands, the owner of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell fast food chains has unveiled plans to move its corporate offices to renewable energy and sustainable packaging, and to intensify action on […]

Coca-Cola debuts 2L returnable PET plastic bottles in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – In an effort to cut down on plastic waste, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has introduced a 2L returnable bottle made of PET plastic that can be reused up to 14 times. […]

Coca-Cola joins forces with JD.com to explore new recycling program in China

CHINA – During the 50th World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, The Coca-Cola Company announced a partnership with JD.com to explore new ways of plastic recycling to help drive the circular economy in China. The […]

Shaping a better planet: Conagra Brands unveils 2025 sustainable packaging goal

USA – Conagra Brands, the owner of Birds Eye, Duncan Hines and Healthy Choice brands has strengthened its sustainability ambitions and committed towards making 100% of its current plastic packaging renewable, recyclable or compostable by […]

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr Pepper join forces on plastics recycling initiative

USA – Leading soft beverage companies, The Coca-Cola Company, PepsiCo and Keurig Dr Pepper have teamed up under a new plastic recycling initiative dubbed ‘Every Bottle Back’ that seeks to reduce plastic waste pollution. Spearheaded […]

The PepsiCo Foundation and The Recycling Partnership raise $25m for US recycling

USA – The PepsiCo Foundation, the philanthropic arm of food and beverage PepsiCo Inc., in collaboration with The Recycling Partnership have raised US$25 million to accelerate their plastic recycling efforts in the US. In July […]

Unilever invests in Kenya-based plastic recycler Mr Green Africa to expand operations

KENYA – Consumer goods company, Unilever in partnership with DOB Equity and Global Innovation Fund (GIF) have co-invested in Mr. Green Africa, a Nairobi based recycler and recycled plastics supplier. The investment will allow Mr. […]