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Nestlé’s plastic monster spews pollution at company’s U.S. headquarters

by Perry Wheeler | April 17, 2019

Washington, DC – Greenpeace activists joined a 15-foot tall monster in a visit to Nestlé’s U.S. headquarters in Arlington, VA today (link to be updated with photo and video), delivering Nestlé plastic pollution gathered from streets, rivers, and beaches across the country and demanding that Nestlé take responsibility for the over 1.5 million metric tons of […]

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Press Release, News

Industry group seeks to maintain single-use plastic status quo

by admin | January 15, 2019

Press Statement Washington, DC – In an effort to preserve their ability to produce cheap single-use plastics, several fossil fuel companies and a fast moving consumer goods company united to launch the Alliance to End Plastic Waste today. The group, which includes Exxon, Dow, Total, Shell, Chevron Phillips, and Procter & Gamble, will look to […]

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Press Release, Brand Audit, News

Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé found to be worst plastic polluters worldwide in global cleanups and brand audits

by Jed Alegado | October 9, 2018

For Immediate Release Manila, Philippines (October 9, 2018) — Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and Nestlé were the most frequent companies identified in 239 cleanups and brand audits spanning 42 countries and six continents, the Break Free From Plastic movement announced today. Over 187,000 pieces of plastic trash were audited, identifying thousands of brands whose packaging relies on […]

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News, Brand Audit, Press Release

#breakfreefromplastic Is Supercharging Coastal Cleanups With Brand Audits To Name Corporate Polluters

by Dawn Marie Elisse Mundo | September 13, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Brand audits highlight citizen action to hold polluters accountable, getting to the root cause of the plastic pollution crisis Break Free From Plastic, the global movement working to stop plastic pollution, is taking coastal cleanups a step further – by naming the brands most responsible for the plastic pollution found on our […]

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Starbucks CEO Invited To See Where Strawless Lid Will Actually End Up

by Dawn Marie Elisse Mundo | July 25, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Recyclers and Zero-Waste Advocates Debunk Starbucks’ Claims that New Lid Will Be “Recycled” The #breakfreefromplastic global movement invites Starbucks CEO Kevin Thompson to see where Starbucks trash ends up: much of it across South East Asia. In an effort to quell growing concerns about Starbucks wasteful packaging, the company just announced to […]

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