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Dove Presents Vending Machine That Accepts Plastic Waste As Currency

3 Mins Read Personal care giant Dove has recently installed a sustainably-made vending machine in New York City’s Grand Central Station that takes old plastic bottles as payment for body wash, which comes in a 100% recycled plastic container. The day-long initiative is part of its parent company Unilever’s sustainability campaign to ditch virgin plastic packaging. It comes […]

Coca-Cola Insists People Still Want Plastic Bottles. Is This True?

4 Mins Read Plastic bottle giant Coca-Cola has just defended its single-use plastic bottle at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. Citing customers thirsty for drinks packaged in lightweight, disposable plastic bottles, the Coca-Cola senior vice president insisted that the company has to accommodate these demands, and therefore will continue to use plastic bottles. This comes […]

Coca-Cola Named Most Polluting Brand On Earth For Second Year In A Row

2 Mins Read In a global audit of plastic waste conducted by the Break Free From Plastic movement, Coca-Cola was found for the second year in a row to be the top polluting brand worldwide. The multinational beverage giant is accountable for more plastic waste than the next three biggest polluting companies combined. These findings run counter to […]