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CGF Holds Virtual EPR Event with Ministry of Environment in Colombia and Waste2Worth News Update 05 Sep 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Holds Virtual EPR Event with Ministry of Environment in Colombia and Waste2Worth In late August, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) held its first online event in Colombia in partnership with the Ministry of Environment in Colombia and Waste2worth. During the workshop, over 200 representatives from different stakeholder organisations, including government, academia, CGF member and non-member companies, plastic collectives, among others, took part in the dialogue on extended […]
CGF Webinar on EPR in Indonesian context by Veolia and SYSTEMIQ Video 19 Nov 2018 Environmental Sustainability CGF Webinar on EPR in Indonesian context by Veolia and SYSTEMIQ
World’s Leading Brands and Retailers Join Forces to Tackle Plastic Waste Challenge Through Packaging and Policy Commitments Press Release 08 Dec 2020 Plastic Waste World’s Leading Brands and Retailers Join Forces to Tackle Plastic Waste Challenge Through Packaging and Policy Commitments Thirty-six members of The Consumer Goods Forum commit to curb plastic pollution problem in new CEO-led Plastic Waste Coalition of Action With development of first two “Golden Design Rules,” companies with a collective annual revenue of more than 1 trillion euros aim to reduce plastic use and improve recyclability by phasing out problematic materials, colours […]
Why Retailers Are Integral to a Circular Economy for Packaging Blog 05 Dec 2019 Sustainable Retail Summit Why Retailers Are Integral to a Circular Economy for Packaging At this year’s Sustainable Retail Summit, Amcor discussed the circular economy for packaging and the important role retailers play in making it possible. In October 2019, Amcor was joined by CEFLEX and mtm plastics at the Sustainable Retail Summit in Berlin to determine what is needed, and from whom, to make a circular economy for […]
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition of Action Hosts Informational Webinar for Members News Update 12 Apr 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition of Action Hosts Informational Webinar for Members On April 7th 2021, The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste held an informative webinar for members interested in finding out more about the Coalition’s three workstreams. Ignacio Gavilan, Sustainability Director at the CGF set the scene for the discussion, by providing attendees with an overview on the mission and work […]
The Challenge of Recycling in the U.S. Blog 20 Oct 2021 Plastic Waste The Challenge of Recycling in the U.S. The aging U.S. recycling system is at a critical juncture – it needs an overhaul to become more efficient, give equitable access to curbside recycling, and keep millions of dollars of valuable materials out of landfills. Companies are setting ambitious packaging sustainability targets and their customers care about making sustainable choices: 84% of consumers expect […]
Reflections as We Move into a New Decade Blog 11 Feb 2020 Environmental Sustainability Reflections as We Move into a New Decade When it comes to sustainability, we know that our current system is still far from bringing effective change. 2019 wasn’t an exception. Scientists and NGOs point to an existential threat and call for urgent action; businesses say that it’s difficult to implement quickly and comes at a high cost, and most likely will push for governments […]
How the World Is Progressing Towards a Circular Economy for Plastic Blog 23 Feb 2021 Plastic Waste How the World Is Progressing Towards a Circular Economy for Plastic Since 2018, more than 1,000 organisations have united behind a common vision and targets for a circular economy for plastic. In just a few years, the circular economy has been put on the agenda of leading businesses and governments across the world and has been recognised as the solution to the plastic waste crisis. The […]
CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Launches Full Set of “Golden Design Rules” to Tackle Plastic Waste Press Release 13 Jul 2021 Plastic Waste CGF Plastic Waste Coalition Launches Full Set of “Golden Design Rules” to Tackle Plastic Waste PARIS, 13th July 2021 – With a common vision of a world where no plastic waste ends up in nature – land or sea – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste today announces the latest critical step made by Coalition members to transform the industry’s relationship with plastic packaging. The […]