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Coca-Cola to test out first paper bottles

Coca-Cola to test out first paper bottles

The soft drinks giant Coca-Cola is beginning to test out paper bottles as part of a long-term strategy to eliminate all plastic packaging. Despite its eco-friendly marketing and emphasis on recycling, Coca-Cola remains one of the biggest producers of plastic in the world, pumping out three million tonnes of packaging every year. The company’s head of sustainability, Bear Perez, also went on record just over one year ago to say...

By London, UK
Apple backing new equality initiatives with $100 million pledge

Apple backing new equality initiatives with $100 million pledge

Last summer Apple announced it would be putting $100 million into a new Equity and Justice Initiative and has now finally revealed how it’ll be spending the cash. In response to the Black Lives Matter protests in mid-2020, Apple committed $100 million to a new Racial Equity and Justice Initiative lead by the company’s vice president of environment, policy, and social initiatives, Lisa Jackson. Apple has kept relatively quiet about...

By London, UK
The sustainable start-up nixing menstruation taboos

The sustainable start-up nixing menstruation taboos

Nixit is a one-size-fits-all menstrual disc designed to 'nix' the wastage and stigma typically associated with having a period. Although disposable tampons and sanitary towels are extremely commonplace, 80% of women don’t realise that the majority of their period products aren’t made with cotton or compostable materials. In fact, given that manufacturers aren’t usually required to disclose a list of ingredients when selling these items, pesticides, glue, and even bleach has...

By London, UK
Inside Superdry’s ambitious sustainability strategy

Inside Superdry’s ambitious sustainability strategy

Superdry's co-founder, Julian Dunkerton, has high hopes that the clothing company will become 'the most sustainable listed global fashion brand on the planet' by 2030. Despite the unavoidable loss of sales suffered by the majority of fashion retailers amid the Covid-19 crisis, Superdry’s co-founder, Julian Dunkerton, is resolute in his belief that (barring an absolute disaster), the UK-based label’s new strategy will set it up for long-term success. With sustainability credentials...

By London, UK