The Close the Glass Loop platform has the objective to achieve a post-consumer glass container collection target of 90 percent, and to ensure that this is recycled into the container glass production loop to come back as a new packaging.
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Josh Holt, Founder of artisan, ethical coffee roaster Coffee Story, prides his company on bridging the gap between growers and consumers. Here, he tells New Food more about the start-ups endeavours.
The research focused on plastic pollution from Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever in six developing countries - Brazil, China, India, Mexico, Nigeria and the Philippines.
The company has published its Cocoa & Forests Initiative report, highlighting key milestones achieved.
The initiatives share a collective ambition to address plastic waste and pollution at its source, by moving toward a circular economy where plastic stays in the economy and out of the environment.
New Food shares a frank and insightful conversation with Planet Organic founder, Renée Elliott, to hear her thoughts on integrity, trust and why she considers organic to be superior.
The researchers claimed that Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) can often ignore essential factors in assessing environmental impact such as biodiversity and soil quality.
The researchers found that green spaces including parks, gardens, allotments, roadside verges and woodland cover 45 percent of Sheffield – a figure similar to other UK cities.
The Annual Report also includes details about Nestlé's commitment to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Researchers have developed a new high-resolution mapping framework which aims to precisely estimate evapotranspiration - said to be key in managing crop water use and farm efficiency.
The company will remove the 96 tonnes of plastic - equivalent of 20 million plastic shopping bags - by transitioning to cardboard packaging.