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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Let’s Talk Plastic!

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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Deposit return systems are key to solving the plastic paradox

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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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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