recycling

Analysis From Nestlé to Guinness, CPGers Are Rethinking Plastic-Free Packaging

A few key brands are ditching hard-to-recycle or single-use packaging in favor of materials like paper and metal to help consumers curb waste without forgoing their favorite food & bev

Features By Rewarding Recycling, These Brands Are Becoming More Eco-Friendly

From Coca-Cola to Corona, these companies incentivize recycling to encourage greener consumer habits and give back to the planet

Beauty Courting Today's Eco-Conscious Consumers With Closed-Loop Systems

In response to consumer demand, brands from Gillette to Nespresso are taking responsibility for the waste their products generate, establishing new circular business models

Fashion & Apparel How Brands Like Levi's Encourage Reuse With In-Step Recycling Programs

Heritage and startup fashion retailers alike are creating guides, programs and more to further incentivize consumer recycling and repurposing of apparel

Consumer Goods Body Shop Stores Will Take Back Customers' Empties To Reduce Plastic Waste

The personal care retailer's in-store campaign encourages consumer recycling in partnership with social impact enterprise Plastics for Change

Delivery & Logistics Subscription Intimates Brand Encourages Consumers To Recycle Their Underwear

Knickey is encouraging sustainability by offering its subscribers the chance to trade in used intimate apparel for a free new pair

Cafe & Restaurant Subscription Take-Out Service Helps Customers Curb Packaging Waste

London's DabbaDrop implements re-usable metal tiffin tins in order to package its meals without plastic, offering consumers plastic-free food delivery via bicycle

Design Evian Goes Carbon Neutral With Collapsable, Recycled Water Dispenser

The premium water brand is testing out a collapsable dispenser made from thin plastic that is easy to recycle and co-created with consumers

Food & Beverage PepsiCo Empowers Consumers To Go Green With Personalized Hydration Platform

The beverage retailer's dispensary system uses mobile technology to enable customers to personalize hydration goals and track environmental footprint

Brand Activation & Immersion Apple Expands Recycling Program For Earth Day 2019

The tech co is not only investing in its robotic phone recycling program to help more consumers curb electronic waste, but is also launching a Material Recovery lab in Austin to further its sustainability research

Fitness & Sport Adidas Commits To Sustainability With 100% Recyclable Shoe

Called The Loop, the fully sustainable sneaker is part of the sportswear retailer's efforts to reduce shoe-making waste, designing a pair of kicks that are "made to be remade"

Home Upstart CPG Brands Set The Trend Towards Reusable Household Products

Taking sustainability to the next level, refillable and non-toxic household product brand Blueland is set to disrupt an entrenched industry by changing consumer behavior

Packaging & Product Engagement Everlane Dedicates New Sub-brand To Carbon-Neutral Sneakers

The DTC retailer aims to offer an eco-friendly alternative to the hype cycle of sneaker culture

Retail E-Consignment Platform thredUP Launches Collection To De-Stigmatize Used Clothes

The thrift retailer's newly launched repurposed collection leverages trends in sustainability and exclusive access by encouraging shoppers to reclaim the word 'secondhand'