Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Meal kit producer opts for plastics offsets

    October 4, 2019 by Emily Atkins

    BOULDER, Colorado – Meal kit producer Green Chef has a new plastic offset program with Vancouver-based Plastic Bank, which works towards reducing ocean plastics and providing work opportunities for people living in impoverished areas. In an effort to reduce the

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    UK shoppers willing to lose the packaging

    September 10, 2019 by SWR Staff

    LONDON, UK – The rollout of bagless fruit and vegetable aisles, as well as refill stations for goods such as pasta, rice, grains and cereals, is increasing among supermarkets with players such as Morrison’s and Waitrose taking leading roles. These

  • Aptar in partnership with Loop

    September 9, 2019 by SWR Staff

    CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill – AptarGroup, Inc., a global supplier of dispensing, drug delivery and active packaging solutions, has entered into a partnership with Loop, a global circular shopping platform from TerraCycle that delivers consumer products in reusable containers. As part

  • Americans keep recycling amid uncertainty

    August 22, 2019 by SWR Staff

    DENTON, Texas – Americans say they are still recycling at the same rate, despite having little confidence that their recyclables actually get recycled. In a national poll conducted by Mason-Dixon on behalf of the Carton Council, 85 percent of respondents

  • Loop and Loblaw partner in Toronto

    August 2, 2019 by SWR Staff

    The reusable packing partnership recently announced between Loblaw Companies and Loop, a subsidiary of New Jersey-based Terracycle that partners with retailers to reduce waste in their product and purchase cycles, will start in Canada with a single retailer based entirely

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    Active & Intelligent Packaging Summit Americas

    May 29, 2019 by SWR Staff

    Built off the success of the AIPIA World Conference and Summit Americas the 2018 Active & Intelligent Packaging Summit Americas will bring together consumer facing goods brands and best-in-class suppliers and solution providers of packaging technologies to explore how utilizing