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L’Oréal, Coca-Cola Lead 100 Brands In Support of ‘Extended Producer Responsibility Packaging’ Initiative

4 Mins Read For the first time, 100+ businesses in the packaging value chain, along with more than 50 other organizations have come together to publicly recognize that Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is significantly important. Without that, packaging collection and recycling can not be effectively scaled leading to tonnes of packaging polluting the environment. The statement is published […]

Rip Curl Launches First Wetsuit Take Back Recycling Program Across Australia With TerraCycle

3 Mins Read Surf sportswear retail leader Rip Curl has announced a new partnership with Franco/U.S.-based recycling company TerraCycle, a Wetsuit Take Back Recycling Program enabling surfers to recycle their surf branded wetsuit across Australia at participating Rip Curl stores. Australian company Rip Curl has launched a program where surfers across the country can recycle their surf branded […]

Fully Circular By 2030: IKEA Launches Resale Hub Concept For Secondhand Furniture

3 Mins Read IKEA has launched its much-anticipated secondhand furniture program around the world, as part of the retail giant’s goal to go fully circular by 2030. The new sustainable Circular Hub concept opening across IKEA stores were originally scheduled to land in November, but have experienced pandemic-related delays. Swedish home furnishing giant IKEA has opened its buy-back […]

Johnnie Walker Makes Forest Protection, Eco Packaging & Renewable Energy Commitments With New 2030 Plan

4 Mins Read Popular Scotch whisky maker Johnnie Walker recently unveiled its ‘Next Steps Initiative’, a series of sustainability commitments that will see the company attempt to reduce its environmental footprint through various packaging solutions, help restore natural landscapes and raise awareness about ‘sustainable socialising’. The Diageo-owned company new initiative lists several steps on how to become more eco-responsible […]

FedEx Philippines Joins The Plastic Flamingo To Transform Its Waste & Tackle Marine Pollution In The Region

3 Mins Read Shipping service FedEx Philippines recently announced that it is partnering with social enterprise The Plastic Flamingo to ethically dispose of its plastic waste, tackle marine plastic pollution and support a circular economy in the region. The Philippines is one of the top contributors to global ocean plastic pollution, along with other fellow ASEAN countries like […]

Tommy Hilfiger Unveils ‘Luv The World’ Capsule To Promote Circularity & Inclusivity

3 Mins Read Designer lifestyle brand Tommy Hilfiger announced its Spring 2021 Tommy Jeans ‘Luv the World’ capsule, in an effort to extend the lifespan of its products, facilitate 100% recycling and and promote creative ways to upcycle these products. Owned by PVH Corp, Amsterdam-based Tommy Hilfiger with respect to its ongoing commitment to sustainability, recently unveiled its […]

Monopoly: New Go Green Edition Made From Recycled Materials Nudges Players To Invest In Renewables & Make Sustainable Choices

2 Mins Read Monopoly, the world famous property dealing board game, has unveiled a new version of its game called the Monopoly: Go Green Edition to promote sustainability among its players by introducing concepts such as renewables and capitalizing on them to build a green world. Created by artist, writer and feminist Lizzie Magie, at the crux of […]

Levi’s Unveils Latest Campaign ‘Buy Better, Wear Longer’ To Encourage Sustainable Fashion Production Practices

4 Mins Read Recently, American denim brand Levi’s launched a new campaign ‘Buy Better, Wear Longer’ that features Jaden Smith, Xiye Bastida, Melati Wijsen, and Marcus Rashford among others, to raise awareness about the environmental impacts of the apparel industry. The multi-platform global ad campaign titled ‘Buy Better, Wear Longer’ focuses on creating quality clothing that lasts for generations by […]

H&M X IKEA Study Highlights Safe Substances For Recycled Textiles

4 Mins Read Home furnishing giant IKEA and clothing begemoth H&M have partnered together on a large-scale test study to help address textile recycling obstacles and are hoping the results will help them make a smooth transition to a circular economy. IKEA and H&M Group have joined forces in an effort to convert their work into circular businesses […]

Unilever Invests US$15M In Fund To Collect More Plastic Than It Sells By 2025

3 Mins Read Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant Unilever has put forward a US$15 million investment into the Closed Loop Leadership Fund, which will help recover more than half of its plastic packaging footprint. The firm also says that the investment will mean that by 2025, its North America operations will be collecting more plastic than it sells. Unilever […]

Singapore Plans Commercial Food Waste Reporting Policy In Latest Zero-Waste Push

3 Mins Read In its latest sustainability push, Singapore authorities are considering a new policy to require commercial and industrial firms to measure and report how much food waste they produce and segregate for treatment. While industry consultations are due to take place in the second half of 2021, the proposed reporting rule will likely come into effect […]

Watsons Hong Kong Launches Citywide ‘Plastic Reborn’ Container Recycling Program With P&G

3 Mins Read Watsons Hong Kong, the health, beauty and pharmacy chain, has rolled out a new territory-wide plastic container recycling campaign. Partnering with multinational CPG industry giant P&G, Watsons will provide convenient collection points across the city and work with Hong Kong-based circular economy service The Loops to send plastic personal care containers to a local recycling […]