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The lawsuit alleges TerraCycle is enabling brand owners to mislead the public on the recyclability of their products. | photo_gonzo / Shutterstock A nonprofit environmental organization is suing TerraCycle and several major brands, saying the companies are misleading consumers about the recyclability of their products through mail-in collection programs. TerraCycle’sContinue Reading

Yum! Brands Annual Global Citizenship & Sustainability Report Showcases Company’s Commitment to Socially Responsible Growth; Highlights Progress Around Priority Areas of People, Food, Planet

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today released its annual Global Citizenship & Sustainability Report, highlighting the Company’s strategic investments in socially responsible growth, risk management and sustainable stewardship of its people, food and impact on the planet. Yum! and its KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The HabitContinue Reading

The world's biggest fashion brands remain reliant on plastics

Despite bold pledges to create a more sustainable future, global fashion brands continue to rely on plastics by using synthetic fibres in their collections. According to a report by Changing Markets these fibres are fueling plastic waste and the climate crises due to the fossil fuels needed to make them.Continue Reading

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A group of 100 U.S. brand owners and other stakeholders have laid out a roadmap for achieving various plastics sustainability objectives. | AngieYeoh / Shutterstock The U.S. Plastics Pact this week laid out its five-year plan for increasing recycled plastic use and boosting recycling rates, among other objectives. The pactContinue Reading

Instacart Announces New $1 Million Advertising Initiative to Support Black-owned Brands on the Instacart Marketplace

SAN FRANCISCO — Instacart, the leading online grocery platform in North America, announced a new advertising initiative, committing up to $1 million to amplify Black-owned consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands within the Instacart marketplace. This marks Instacart’s first program designed to support emerging Black-owned brands directly within the Instacart marketplace by leveraging the company’sContinue Reading