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Most of the plastic used is never recycled. Globally, almost 90% of plastic waste is found in the oceans or landfills where they are incinerated. With the forecast that plastic use will triple by 2050, there is a huge opportunity, both economically and environmentally, to turn that plastic into building blocks for new materials instead of poorly managed waste. More

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Coca-Cola unveiled its first ever sample bottle made using recovered and recycled marine plastics, demonstrating that one day, even ocean debris could be used in recycled packaging for food or drinks. Through a partnership between Ioniqa Technologies, Indorama Ventures, Mares Circulares (Circular Seas) and The Coca-Cola Company, about 300 sample bottles were made using 25% recycled marine plastic[2] retrieved from the Mediterranean Sea and beaches. R...

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On the occasion of the high-level conference of the Circular Plastics Alliance (CPA) on 20 September, FoodDrinkEurope, on behalf of the European food and drink industry, will sign a Declaration aimed at ensuring that 10 million tonnes of recycled plastics find their way into new products by 2025. The Declaration will be signed by almost 100 actors of the plastics value chain, including Member States, national authorities, companies and sector associations. In addition, Foo...

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Nestlé announced its ambition to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Climate change is also directly linked to the problem with plastic waste. In this regard, Nestlé today officially opened the Packaging Science Institute, which should allow the company to accelerate the roll-out of functional, safe and environmentally-friendly packaging solutions and tackle the global challenge of plastic packaging waste. More  

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Volunteers in the My Green City initiative cleaned up more than 30 km of water area around 14 settlements across the country. More than a thousand Coca-Cola employees along with their families and friends participated in the 12th edition of My Green City initiative. The initiative was organized in support of the upcoming World Cleanup Day and in partnership with the Let's Clean Bulgaria Together campaign. More

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