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Big Brands Revisit The Milkman Model To Cut Plastic Pollution

Published on Jan 24 2019 1:30 PM in A-Brands tagged: Nestlé / Coca-Cola / TerraCycle / Carrefour Group / Paywall / Unilever PLC / Plastic pollution / PepsiCo Inc / Loop Industries / Procter & Gamble Co

Big Brands Revisit The Milkman Model To Cut Plastic Pollution

Major packaged goods sellers and retailers, under pressure to cut the flow of single-use plastic bottles and containers clogging the world's waterways, have teamed with recycling and shipping firms on an e-commerce service that puts a twist on the old-fashioned milkman.

Called Loop and announced at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday, it delivers products such as orange juice, shampoo and laundry detergent in reusable glass and metal bottles to shopper doorsteps and retrieves the empties for cleaning and reuse.

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