Beverage giant PepsiCo has revamped its approach to plastics by pledging to use 25% recycled content in plastic packaging by 2025 and working with suppliers and partners to advocate for improved recycling infrastructure and policy across the globe.
"Our oceans must be protected". Also unveiled was a £20m fund to tackle the plastics issue that includes £10m for research and development (R&D) and £10m to fund innovative ideas in reducing plastic litter.
This program, which can be expanded to additional countries, will help reduce plastic leakage into the ocean through creation of an ongoing recycling infrastructure and by incentivizing local waste collectors to join the fight through increased access to needed resources.
Schneider also pointed out how commonly food packaging items are stamped with the "not now recycled" logo. "In this way we can neutralize our environmental impact and, at the same time, do some good in communities that have excessive plastic pollution".More news: Ryanair's baggage policy changes today
Specifically, PepsiCo has a goal of using 33 percent recycled PET (polyethylene terephthalate) content in beverage bottles by 2025. Since 2011, SC Johnson has been making concentrated liquid refills for its Home Cleaning trigger bottle products in the U.S. Each trigger bottle is created to deliver 10,000 sprays so it can be refilled and reused an average of 13 times, every time avoiding a single-use alternative. A tax on virgin plastic packaging would be a welcome step, but if we're going to stem the huge tide of plastic waste pouring into United Kingdom waterways every year, far bolder action is needed.' Hugo Tagholm, of Surfers Against Sewage, said: 'This is only a start and campaigners must keep up the pressure for more ambitious legislation if we are to tackle the true scale of plastic pollution in our oceans.
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SC Johnson owns many major brands in the grocery industry, like Glade, Ziploc, and Mr. Muscle. It was also confirmed that reform of the packaging producer responsibility system would take place from the end of the year.More news: Hurricane Oscar strengthens over western Atlantic, still no threat to land
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