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Kroger recycles and upcycles its way to milestone

- Retail
The Kroger Co. today announced its innovative recycling program has hit a major milestone, recycling more than one million pieces of Our Brands flexible plastic product packaging. The company shared it is offering customers more items with upcycled ingredients with the addition of two new Simple Truth products to advance sustainability.

Ayco gains certification with Rainforest Alliance

- General News
Ayco Farms, headquartered in Pompano Beach Fl, is one of the top offshore Melon grower, importer and distributor from Central America, and Mexico.

Sweetgreen extends food waste diversion program

- General News
Rubicon Technologies, Inc. (“Rubicon” or the “Company”), a leading digital marketplace for waste and recycling and provider of innovative software-based products for businesses and governments worldwide, today announced that it has signed an extended, three-year agreement with Sweetgreen, Inc. (“sweetgreen”), the mission-driven restaurant brand serving healthy food at scale, to continue to help expand sweetgreen’s waste diversion efforts, and provide enhanced account management as the company’s lead partner for waste, recycling, and composting services.

WM, Dow roll out first residential plastic film recycling program

- General News
Today, WM and Dow announced the launch of a bold new collaboration to improve residential recycling for hard-to-recycle plastic films by allowing consumers in select markets to recycle these materials directly in their curbside recycling.

Increased options for compost

- Analysis
In a column on compostable packaging in the produce industry last week, I suggested that in urban settings, even compostable packaging is likely to end up in landfill.

Beyond the packaging of the chasing arrows

- Analysis
I try to be conscientious with recycling (I even take the wire hangers back to the dry cleaner). But I often ask myself, “Is this anything more than a sop to my conscience?” That is, is it doing any good?

G&R Farms joins How2Recycle program

- General News
G&R Farms is proud to announce their continued commitment to sustainability with their participation in the How2Recycle program.

Kroger expands recycling program, partners with TerraCycle

- Retail
The newly expanded Kroger Our Brands Recycling Program is the first program of its kind and advances the retailer's Zero Hunger | Zero Waste social and environmental impact plan.

Explaining Closed-loop vs. open-loop recycling

- Produce Blueprints

Another exciting innovation in sustainable packaging is in the area of closed-loop recycling. In a closed-loop …