Digital Deposit Return Systems – What you need to know

By the end of 2020, over 290 million people worldwide had access to deposit return systems (DRS) for recycling their single-use beverage containers, and that number continues to grow. In fact, in the last two to three years, several countries, states and provinces have announced they too will implement or expand DRS. DRS is the…

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Our Year in Review 2021

The year 2021 has been a busy year for Reloop, with the team publishing the landmark ‘What We Waste’ Report, launching the Reloop dashboard, and sharing expertise and insight at events across the globe! For more news on Reloop products and activities, follow us on social media as we prepare for an even busier 2022.…

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Beyond Recycling: Policy to Achieve Circular Waste Management

Waste collection and recycling services are some of the most essential functions of government to keep cities clean and promote public health. For more than 50 years, local governments have championed efforts to improve the environmental sustainability of waste management services by establishing curbside recycling programs, investing in sorting facilities, capturing methane and other greenhouse gases from landfills and much…

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EU Member States adopt the Single Use Plastic Directive

By July of this year, EU Member States should adopt the Single Use Plastic Directive, the objective of which is to reduce harmful impact of the certain single-use plastic products on the environment. How to implement the enhanced Extended Producers’ Responsibility and how much will producers pay for the litter clean up? What measures are feasible? Can the consumers…

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Interview with Resource Recycling

Back in March, Reloop’s CEO Clarissa Morawski sat down (virtually!) with Resource Recycling’s Jared Paben to share her thoughts on what North American stakeholders can learn from Europe’s plastics policies and strategies. You can watch the webinar here:

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What We Waste: New global report highlights drink container wastage problem.

Our report draws on data from 93 countries, over a 20 year period, to examine trends in sales, collection and wastage of drinks containers, where wastage is defined as containers ending up in landfill, incineration, or in the environment. The countries included comprise 81% of the world’s population as of 2019. In particular, it considers…

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Upcoming webinar on reuse

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 Watch the livestream recording here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cy-iMNhd36k

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Recycling Unpacked: Maximizing Circularity in US Beverage Packaging

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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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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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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