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TerraCycle Adds Loop To Its Circular Economy Repertoire

September 30th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley

Customers can order products from a variety of companies that are shipped to them in returnable and reusable containers packed inside a reusable blue Loop container. When the products are consumed, the containers are placed inside a similar Loop container, picked up by UPS or other package delivery service, and returned to the point of origin for re-use. Customers pay a modest service fee of the use of the Loop container

Tap Smartphone App Helps Users Locate Water Bottle Refill Stations

October 23rd, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Single-use water bottles are lame and are simply a lazy way to drink water. A new software startup is looking to make it easier to use refillable water bottles with a new smartphone app that displays all of the nearby locations where a water bottle can easily be refilled

Greenpeace Pooh-Poohs Nestlé’s Announcement On Plastic

April 10th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Nestlé, one of the world's largest providers of single use plastic bottles, says it is launching a new campaign to reduce the amount of plastic it contributes to the environment every year. Greenpeace says the new policy amounts to nothing more than greenwashing.

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