4 CEOs Share Why Some Beauty Brands Are Ditching Plastic Packaging

In the US, the volume of plastic waste hit 44 million metric tons in 2019.  Some beauty companies are ditching plastics in favor of aluminum, glass, or plant-based materials. Consumers are willing to pay a higher price for sustainable products.   This article is part of the “Innovation at Work” seriesContinue Reading

These 19 Companies Are Ditching Plastic Packaging – Food Tank

The world produces around 300 million tons of plastic waste every year, according to the U.N. Environment Programme (UNEP). This plastic waste is detrimental to human and planetary health, releasing greenhouse gases, polluting soil and waters, and threatening marine wildlife. Plastic waste is now so abundant, the U.N. has declared it a planetary crisis.Continue Reading

Soda and Beer Companies Are Ditching Plastic Six-Pack Rings

The plastic rings ubiquitous with six-packs of beer and soda are gradually becoming a thing of the past as more companies switch to greener packaging. The changes are taking different forms — from cardboard to six-pack rings made with leftover barley straw. While the transitions can be a step towardContinue Reading

The rise of cluttercore, IKEA is ditching plastic and more

Turkey Day is just around the corner, and the 95-year-old Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has become the latest target for the NFT craze—10 of its iconic balloons will be auctioned off as digital images. Another 9,500 NFTs will go for free to the first people who visit the retailer’s websiteContinue Reading