Posts Tagged ‘Beverage containers’
Joint NGO-industry letter to MEPs on the EU Textiles Strategy and closed-loop recycling
Reloop is pleased to be one of the co-signers of a joint NGO-industry letter that calls on members of the European Parliament to refrain from supporting amendments that would water down the clear message against breaking the loop of PET bottles. The letter, signed by UNESDA, Natural Mineral Waters Europe, the European Fruit Juice Association…Read More
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…Read More
Reloop Shares its Thoughts on Germany’s Deposit Return System
On June 1, 2021, Reloop’s CEO Clarissa Morawski participated as a part of a panel discussion organised by the German Mineral Water Association (Verband Deutscher Mineralbrunnen – VDM) about the next steps that the EU and the natural mineral water sector need to take together to protect the climate and the most valuable resource there…Read More
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…Read More
US Media Release: 140 Billion drink containers wasted nationally every year
MEDIA RELEASE 140 BILLION DRINKS CONTAINERS WASTED NATIONALLY EVERY YEAR 29 April 2021 Elizabeth Balkan firstname.lastname@example.org Published Reloop  data  shows that more than 140 billion empty drinks containers – glass bottles, PET plastic bottles and metal cans – were wasted  across the United States in 2019. over 74 billion were PET bottles,…Read More
Global Media Release: Landmark global report: The world is awash with drinks container wastage but the data shows the solution.
MEDIA RELEASE LANDMARK GLOBAL REPORT: THE WORLD IS AWASH WITH DRINKS CONTAINER WASTAGE BUT THE DATA SHOWS THE SOLUTION 29 April 2021 Reloop  today published What We Waste, a report drawing on data  from 93 countries to establish the decline in refillable drinks containers over the past 20 years, and the extent to…Read More
Webinar on Deposit for Reuse and Deposit for Recycling: European Views
On April 22nd, join our CEO Clarissa Morawski and others to learn about reuse and deposit return systems (DRS) for beverage containers. Registration is available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/deposit-for-reuse-and-deposit-for-recycling-european-views-tickets-146712945369Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More