At Reloop, we know that reuse is a basic prerequisite for a global circular economy to flourish. Find out how we can get reuse in the mainstream during Zero Waste Europe’s upcoming webinar on April 13th at 2:00pm CET, featuring our very own Clarissa Morawski.    Register here: https://bit.ly/3a0HHFU

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Let’s Talk Plastic! In exactly one week, Merijn Tinga ~ Plastic Soup Surfer will be on the stage again for his second ‘Let’s Talk Plastic’ talkshow – a show that focuses on the history, the challenges and the future of #DepositReturn systems. Reloop’s CEO Clarissa Morawski will be one of their special guests and will provide an overview of deposit…

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As part of Circular City Week New York, Metabolic co-hosted this webinar “Recycling Unpacked” to explore the potential for a circular beverage packaging sector for the U.S. The webinar featured our Americas Director Elizabeth Balkan alongside panelists from Eco-Cycle, Nestle Waters, NYC Department of Sanitation, and Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in…

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As consumer demand for recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET) grows and governments continue to set regulations to increase use of recycled materials, a plastic paradox is created: there isn’t enough high-quality material being collected and recycled for manufacturers to meet the increased demand. In this article for Waste Dive, our Director of Americas Elizabeth Balkan explains how deposit…

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Together with the Container Recycling Institute, Natural Resources Council of Maine, and the Conservation Law Foundation, Reloop has prepared a joint letter to the U.S. EPA with comments about the methodology it uses to calculate national recycling rates, and how this methodology might be improved. Among other things, we discuss how a combination of over-counting…

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Given increasing interest from legislators around the world on mandating recycled content in products and packaging, Reloop hosted a private webinar to bring the knowledge gained from the European Commission’s work on this subject. This presentation is from Joe Papineschi and Simon Hann from Eunomia Research and Consulting. For more information, please contact Reloop’s Chief…

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Building on our success in Europe, we began a global expansion beyond Reloop Europe in 2019, with the launch of Reloop Pacific, and in August 2020 we launched Reloop Americas – initially covering Canada and the US, with possible expansion into Latin America in the future. We believe that facilitating change in the US will help catalyze wider…

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This new factsheet by the Reloop Platform explains why deposit return systems (DRS), which are in place in over 40 jurisdictions across the world, produce higher circular economy outcomes, including a more positive impact on job creation, than any other waste management option. Included in the factsheet is a table summarizing the key findings of…

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In December 2020, Reloop released the Global Deposit Book 2020: An Overview of Deposit Systems for One-Way Beverage Containers. The report offers insights on how deposit systems are financed in different jurisdictions and what recovery levels they can achieve depending on how they’re designed. In this article for Resource Recycling, Samantha Millette and Jason Wilcox…

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Despite the pandemic, 2020 was an incredibly busy year for Reloop, one marked by transformation and growth. Check out the video below for a quick recap on what we did this year, and what we have planned for 2021. To explore the content at your own pace, view the PREZI here.      

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