Company to add Costco-exclusive Jose’s Gourmet Coffee bags to the program
April 20, 2023
Los Angeles-based Gaviña Coffee Co. announced it has recycled more than 2 million used coffee bags, single-serve coffee pods and espresso capsules through its Coffee Bag and Pod Free Recycling Program with global recycling company TerraCycle.
Bottled water brand will use 100% rPET plastic for bottles; Sprite shifts to clear bottle
August 4, 2022
The Coca-Cola Co. announced that two of its biggest brands in North America are taking major steps to support a circular economy for plastic packaging. DASANI is rolling out bottles made from 100% recycled PET plastic (excluding caps and labels), and Sprite is transitioning from green to clear plastic to increase the material’s likelihood of being remade into new beverage bottles.
Based on an OnePoll study released in April, it looks as though “going green” is being instilled in the younger generation. Aligning with consumers’ desire for a more sustainable future, beverage-makers and their supplier partners are investing in projects that support recycling efforts.
PepsiCo’s investment with Closed Loop Partners aims to create an innovative community-based recycling infrastructure model
January 21, 2022
Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA) announced a $35 million investment with Closed Loop Partners that will create the "Closed Loop Local Recycling Fund," an innovative circular economy initiative to advance new small-scale, modular recycling systems in communities across the United States, it says.
PSAs feature pro football players taking trash to recycle bins
September 15, 2021
Pepsi, a brand of Purchase, N.Y.-based PepsiCo, launched Pepsi Trash Talk, an interactive sustainability platform aimed at teaching consumers the ins and outs of recycling, with the help of an all-star lineup of trash talking NFL athletes. A series of mini public service announcements (PSAs) feature pro players in all their competitive glory ― taking the trash talk from the field to the recycling bin.
In the beverage market, the diverse need states of consumers is encouraging original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) within the labeling division to ensure that their machines are able to be just as flexible and versatile.