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The fading shimmer of sachets

by admin | December 3, 2021

The death of Mr. C K Rajkumar made the news on October 7, 2020. An innovator and entrepreneur at heart, the article honoured  Mr. CK Raj Kumar as the ‘sachet king’. His shampoo-in-a-sachet (Velvette) was the first on the FMCG scene in India in the 80s, making an entry well before even industry giant Unilever, […]

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Member in the Spotlight: HCWH Europe

by Bethany Spendlove Keeley | November 3, 2021

  Please introduce yourself(-ves) and your organisation? I am Andreea Zotinca, Circular Healthcare Project Officer at Health Care Without Harm Europe. Our organisation exists to create a more sustainable healthcare sector. One of the promises within the Hippocratic Oath that doctors take is to “first do no harm” – so we want healthcare to do […]

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Banks in Belgium are blind to their role in the plastics crisis

by Bethany Spendlove Keeley | October 27, 2021

Banks in Belgium play an important role in exacerbating the plastic crisis. FairFin publishes a report today showing that banks in Belgium actively invest 78 billion in the food industry, one of the main users of single use plastics. The report was commissioned by environmental law charity ClientEarth. FairFin and ClientEarth ask banks to take […]

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The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo named top plastic polluters for the fourth year in a row

by admin | October 25, 2021

  COP26 sponsor Unilever rises in the ranks to be the world’s third worst plastic polluter according to 2021 Brand Audit October 25, 2021 — The Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo are ranked as the world’s top plastic polluters for the 4th consecutive year according to Break Free From Plastic, whose latest global Brand Audit report […]

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Member in Spotlight – Zero Waste Alliance Ukraine

by Bethany Spendlove Keeley | October 6, 2021

Hello, my name is Sofia, I am a head of the Zero Waste Alliance Ukraine, which is based in, you will never guess -  in Ukraine! At the moment, the Alliance consists of 3 founding  organisations - Zero Waste Lviv (Lviv, Ukraine), Zero Waste Society (Kyiv, Ukraine) and Zero Waste Kharkiv (Kharkiv, Ukraine). I co-founded the Alliance back in 2018, and I love the story of how we got together and created this union.

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