Plastic Neutral and Plastic Negative plant-based brands, including MyVegan, Plant Veda and Outstanding Foods, are taking action to fight plastic waste, and simultaneously creating a positive socio-economic impact for marginalized waste workers.
Burt’s Bees and rePurpose Global announce a multi-year partnership to finance critical recycling infrastructure that prevents plastic waste from flowing into the ocean. The initiative promises to eliminate more than 1.5 million pounds of ocean-bound plastic waste by the end of 2024.
Certified Plastic Neutral and Plastic Negative brands, including Earth Animal, Nature’s Logic, Pet Finn, and Animal Essentials, are taking action to combat plastic waste, while simultaneously creating a positive socio-economic impact for marginalized waste workers.
Burt’s Bees uses 50% post-consumer recycled content in its packaging and aims to reduce its reliance on virgin plastic and fiber by another 50% by 2030. Learn what’s next for the brand from Matt Kopac: Associate Director, Health and Beauty Sustainability at Burt’s Bees.
rePurpose Global is now creating environmental impact in collaboration with 100 personal care brands based in over 15 countries. On behalf of this coalition, the social enterprise is removing 4127 tons of plastic waste every year, the equivalent of 208 million plastic bottles in weight.
A plastic credit is a transferable certificate representing the collection of a specified weight (e.g. one kilogram, one metric ton) of plastic waste recovered or recycled that would otherwise have ended up in the natural environment.
This article forms the first in our six-part series to analyze The Circulate Initiative’s recent report, ‘A Sea of Plastics Claims and Credits: Steering Stakeholders Towards Impact’ and its 11 proposed best practices for the plastic credit market. Our series aims to present a pragmatic and evidence-backed analysis and help advance this burgeoning environmental finance ecosystem towards greater accountability and global impact.
Since day one, our mission has been to make planetary action delightfully simple for purposeful people and brands of any size, anywhere.
COVID-19 has changed everything, from the way we shop to how we jog down the street. Reflecting on this global shift in human behavior may teach us a thing or two about how to treat the planet.
We are delighted to announce that rePurpose Global is partnering with Lil Bucks a sustainable superfood company obsessed with buckwheat and preserving the planet.