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Miscellaneous, Public Works

Nestlé, Grocer and IBM Partner to Test Food Trust Blockchain

April 19, 2019

Via: Waste360

Nestlé and French grocery store chain Carrefour are partnering with IBM’s Food Trust blockchain to track the supply chain of Mousline puree—instant mashed potatoes—to see how effective the technology is. According to a CoinGeek report, Carrefour had already been involved […]


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Walmart Launches New Reusable Bag Campaign, Sustainability Goals

April 12, 2019

Via: Waste360

During its 2019 sustainability milestone summit, Walmart announced that for the first time, checkout carousels at its U.S. stores will include reusable bags that will be available to customers for purchase. The aim of this new campaign is to help […]


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Natural Grocers Eliminates 300M-plus Single-use Plastic Bags

April 2, 2019

Via: Waste360

At the end of March, Natural Grocers estimates it eliminated more than 300 million single-use plastic bags and reached $1 million in total donations to food banks associated with all 152 Natural Grocers stores. Since Earth Day 2009, Natural Grocers […]


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Starbucks Tests Compostable Cup in Several Major Cities

March 25, 2019

Via: Waste360

Starbucks just announced it is testing a compostable cup in San Francisco, New York, Seattle, Vancouver and London. The new cup looks like Starbucks’ current paper cup, but instead of a plastic liner inside, the compostable option has a biodegradable […]


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Keep America Beautiful Launches 2019 Great America Cleanup

March 22, 2019

Via: Waste360

On the first day of spring, national nonprofit Keep America Beautiful launched its 2019 Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program. Through this far-reaching effort, which takes place March 20-June 20, Keep America Beautiful and its network of […]


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Nestlé and Veolia Partner to Develop Recycling, Waste Collection Schemes

March 19, 2019

Via: Waste360

Nestlé and Veolia, a resource management company, announced their collaboration to work on waste collection, sorting and recycling of plastic material, with an emphasis on flexible plastic packaging. Projects will focus on 11 priority countries across Asia, Africa, Latin America […]


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Hilton to Recycle 1M Bars of Soap by Global Handwashing Day

March 19, 2019

Via: Waste360

Hilton’s Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton and All Suites brands are launching the Clean the World Challenge in partnership with Clean the World, a global health leader dedicated to sustainability and water, sanitization and health. Embassy Suites by Hilton, […]


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Coca-Cola Foundation Rewards Charities Working to Improve U.S. Recycling

March 15, 2019

Via: Waste360

The Coca-Cola Foundation extended $5.4 million of charitable grants to organizations working on ambitious plans for improving recycling in its hometown of Atlanta and other cities across the country. The Recycling Partnership, The Green Blue Institute in Orlando, Keep Houston […]


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Gillette Teams with TerraCycle to Recycle Razors

March 13, 2019

Via: Waste360

Gillette, in partnership with international recycling leader TerraCycle, announced for the first time in the U.S., all brands of disposable razors, replaceable-blade cartridge units and razor plastic packaging are recyclable on a national scale. “Through this innovative, first-of-its-kind program, disposable […]


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SC Johnson to Launch 100% Recycled Ocean Plastic Bottle

February 28, 2019

Via: Waste360

As part of its ongoing commitment to tackling the problem of plastic pollution in the oceans, SC Johnson has announced it will launch the industry’s first product that uses 100 percent recycled ocean plastic in a major home cleaning brand. […]