Coca-Cola to test market paper bottle prototype in limited trial

Good News Notes: “The Coca-Cola Company has announced it will be trialing a paper bottle prototype in a limited run of 2,000 later this year. The test sales of the plant-based beverage AdeZ will be conducted in Hungary through the e-grocery retailer Kifli.hu. Selling beverages in paper containers is as old as the milk carton,…

Plastic trash can now be recycled into ultra-strong graphene

Good News Notes: “Packaging from the grocery store, lint from our clothing, plastic shopping bags – plastics and microplastics are everywhere, and they’re not going anywhere. In fact, it will take them hundreds of years to decompose in landfills . In order to speed up this decomposition process, scientists from Rice University are transforming these discarded…

Green Whale Global supplies compostable plastic products to fashion, cosmetic industries

Good News Notes: “Green Whale Global, the first South Korean firm to produce 100 percent biodegradable plastics, has successfully supplied international and Korean clothing brands with biodegradable hardened plastics, the company said. The clothing brands such as Recto, Nounou, and Nohant are soon to offer environmentally friendly packaging and hangers using plastics manufactured by GWG,…

This Startup Is Making Fully Edible ‘Plastic’ Sauce Packets Out of Seaweed

Good News Notes: “From a pile of seaweed to a packet of soy sauce. The London startup Notpla has created a plastic alternative from seaweed that’s biodegradable – and even edible. And it’s hoping it could put a dent in the 300 million tons of plastic waste humans generate each year.  Notpla’s natural plastic-like casing is biodegradable within four…

Vail, Pepsi beef up sustainability partnership

Good News Notes:  “Vail Resorts Inc. (NYSE: MTN) and PepsiCo Inc. (Nasdaq: PEP) have expanded their product distribution partnership to include a total of 33 ski areas, while Pepsi has committed to supporting Vail’s environmental sustainability effort Commitment to Zero. ‘Through a multi-year sustainability roadmap, the companies will focus on waste reduction, including reducing beverage…

Coca-Cola May Switch To Plant Based Bottles

 Good News Notes: “Coco-Cola has decided to team up with another company to look into developing a plant-based bottle that is completely biodegradable.” “We have always been told that we do not inherit the earth, that we borrow it from our children. The decisions we make now about our environment may have a direct effect on…

Reduce plastic pollution to preserve all marine life

 Good News Notes: “Oceans play a vital role in life on earth, a role that affects humans in addition to whales, fish and turtles. Around 18 billion pounds of plastic are leaked into the ocean every single year  — that’s equivalent to 1 billion elephants, 80 million blue whales or 25,000 Empire State Buildings. If…