Dunkin’ Donuts and McDonald’s to drop EPS foam cups
Following what Home Depot did last year when they replaced EPS foam in its private-label holiday product assortment, Dunkin’ Donuts and McDonald’s announced they will be eliminating foam cups worldwide by 2020.
This latest decision to stop using foam packaging could encourage other giants to do the same.
Way to go McDonald’s and Dunkin’ Donuts!
Iceland commits to eliminating plastic packaging by 2023
The frozen food retailer, Iceland has committed to eliminating plastic packaging from all of its own brand products by the end of 2023.
They will create a range of paper and pulp packaging and trays, along with fully recyclable paper bags to help start the phase-out of the polluting material.
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The Recycling Challenge puts experts to the test
The Recycling Challenge game at WestPack 2018 put experts to the test at identifying what packages are recyclable or should be trashed.
“The game is designed to teach packaging professionals that it is not always straightforward how to recycle a package, and that on-package labels like How2Recycle are critical in helping people recycle more materials and reduce contamination of the recycling stream,” says Sustainable Packaging Coalition senior manager Trina Matta.
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