Trilateral webinar on measuring recycled content

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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Introduction to Reloop Americas

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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New Factsheet: Deposit Return Systems Create More Jobs

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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Deposit Data

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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Reloop’s 2020 Year in Review

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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Global Deposit Book 2020

15 December 2020 – Reloop released today a new report showing that deposit return systems (DRS) are increasingly being chosen by governments to tackle the growing global crisis of plastic pollution and waste. Our research shows that by the end of 2020, 291 million people will have access to a DRS for one-way beverage containers,…

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Reusable vs Single-Use Packaging: A Review of Environmental Impacts

Political and public interest in the potential of reusable packaging to improve how we manage our resources is growing steadily around the world. Life cycle analysis (LCA) is often used to measure what positive or negative impact this packaging would have, both economically and environmentally. Our study, undertaken by the University of Utrecht, analyses the…

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Upcoming Webinar on DRS: We know the ‘why’, it’s time to learn ‘how’

Deposit return systems – we know the ‘why’, it’s time to learn ‘how’  Join us for Reloop’s final webinar of 2020, where a panel of international experts will explore some of the central issues around how to introduce a successful deposit system, over 3 sessions: System implementation  Operations and logistics Engaging the public   Wednesday…

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Webinar on DRS legal & organizational framework

Based on the official data, 81% of beverage cans, 62% of glass bottles and 43% of plastic bottles are currently collected in Poland. Implementing a deposit system for beverage containers would help to increase the tonnage of recyclables from beverage containers by 180,000 tons. In total, a DRS for one-way beverage containers has the potential…

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