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Plink! The effervescent future of functional beverages

By Elizabeth Crawford

Once associated with refreshment and relaxation, the crack of a can or hiss of gas following the twist of bottle top is becoming a source of anxiety for some consumers who associate it with single-use plastic, broken recycling systems and unwanted litter.

Only 45% of cans are currently recycled in the US - but that's better than glass or plastic, according to the CMI. Pic:getty/kaisphoto

How can the US increase beverage can recycling?

By Rachel Arthur

Less than half of beverage cans in the US are currently recycled: but US can manufacturers want to see 80% recycled by 2040 and 90% by 2050. So how can these goals be reached?

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Coca-Cola: 'Recycling rates aren’t dramatically shifting'

By Elizabeth Crawford

Even though 59% of Americans have access to curbside recycling, only 27% of plastic bottles are currently recycled – a grim statistic that is not only bad for the environment but also bad for CPG businesses, such as The Coca-Cola Co., that are striving...

JBS to open two more waste recycling facilities. Photo: JBS

JBS to expand its recycling operations with two more facilities

By Jenny Eagle

JBS Ambiental, part of JBS food company which owns Friboi, Moy Park, Pilgrim’s Pride, Primo, Seara, Swift, and Gold’n Plump, is celebrating after expanding its waste management business, recycling 17,000 tons of material in 2019, reflecting a 15% year-on-year...

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Plastic food and drink packaging: Use it or lose it?

By Niamh Michail

As Mexico becomes the latest country in Latin America to set national plastic-reduction goals, increasing numbers of Latinos are looking for plastic-free packaging options, according to market analysts. But how feasible is going plastic-free?

Unilever eliminates waste to landfill

Unilever eliminates waste to landfill

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Unilever has met its target of sending zero non-hazardous waste to landfill from its 240 factories around the world.

Diageo executive cited 'explosive' US growth for its Parrot Bay frozen RTD cocktail range in the year ending March 20 2011

Diageo eyes new Connecticut opportunity in malt-based frozen RTDs

By Ben BOUCKLEY

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) tells BeverageDaily.com it opposes a successful state bill allowing sales of malt beverages in pouches on recycling grounds, as Diageo eyes frozen alcoholic RTD success in another...

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