The consortium intends to combine the capabilities and experience of its members to develop a new circular approach to dealing with PET plastic waste.
December 23, 2019
ALPLA, Austria; Britvic plc, UK; Danone S.A., France; Unilever, London; REMONDIS Recycling GmbH & Co.KG, Germany; and BP, London, joined forces to utilize BP’s enhanced recycling technology to create a new cross-industry consortium to develop a global circular economy for plastics.
For starters, Giant Eagle announced a target to be free of single-use plastics in its operations by 2025.
December 19, 2019
Giant Eagle, Pittsburgh, Pa., launched a strategic sustainability platform focused on achieving significant milestones related to plastics, waste, carbon emissions, more sustainable products and team member engagement.
The ROPAX Jumbo Rolling Compactor from Epax Systems, Panorama City, Calif., uses a rolling drum with sharp metal teeth to crush, macerate, tear, rip and compress waste in large open top containers/dumpsters.
The FWRA represents three major sectors of the supply chain—food manufacturing, retail and restaurant and foodservice.
October 31, 2019
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Washington, D.C., announced a new partnership with the Food Waste Reduction Alliance (FWRA), Arlington, Va., to formalize industry education and outreach efforts.
Switching from a linear to a circular economy is not a go-it-alone project — it requires a whole ecosystem.
September 30, 2019
As consumer and shareholder preferences shift toward sustainability, chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) must prepare for the transformation from a linear to a circular supply chain without waste, the circular economy will be the only economy, replacing wasteful linear economies by 2029, according to “Preparing for 2029, When Consumer Product Supply Chains Cannot Produce Waste”, presented by Gartner, Inc., Stamford, Conn.
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