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Major sellers and retailers of packaged goods, under pressure to cut the flow of single goods
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At the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday, it announced that it provides products such as orange juice, placing shampoo and laundry detergent in reusable glass and metal bottles at the door of shoppers, and retrieve the empty for cleaning and reuse.
Start-up partners include recycling companies and ring mother TerraCycle;
Combined parcel service company of shipper;
Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Pepsi and Coca-Cola, a consumer goods seller
European partner company;
Retailers Carrefour and Tesco.
Just a few months after China decided to stop collecting and handling plastic waste, the unveiling of the Loop has intensified the alarm for damage to the world's marine environment.
The service was launched in projects in Paris and New York/New Jersey/Pennsylvania area.
There will be a UK program later in 2019 and Toronto, Tokyo and California will follow up next year.
Users order products online and deposit a full refundable deposit for reusable packaging.
They can waive the $15 shipping fee.
Tom shka, chief executive of recycling company and recycling parent company TerraCycle, said $20, including about 7 items in the order.
The surge in plastic production over the past 50 years has led to widespread use of cheap disposable bottles, cups, takeout containers and other products.
Government bans single product
Retailers and consumer goods companies using plastic water bottles, shopping bags and polystyrene cups have begun to look for solutions.
Carrefour, the Paris Retail Partner of Loop, will test and adjust the program before its official launch.
Carrefour Secretary General Laurent Valery said: "I would be surprised if it worked on the first day . " He added that the loop challenged the industry and consumers to "take action, think and take a different
Pepsi will start 5,000-
Simon Loden, president and chief marketing officer of global snack and insight, said that with the Paris project, the glass bottle contains tropical orange juice and the steel container contains Quaker chocolate Cruesli cereal.
Lorden and other executives vowed to use the company's scale and marketing forces to support the project, but declined to quantify financial investment.
Procter & Gamble's cycle contributions include tidal cleaning laundry detergent and Pampers diaper recycling in stainless steel bottles.
Loop's refundable deposit in Europe is from 0.
25 euros a coca
200 ml bottles of Coke to 47 euros ($53. 50)
Recycling of Pampers, TerraCycle said.
Virginie Helias, chief sustainability officer at P & G, said the company will monitor loop requirements before investing in a comprehensive package of redesign projects.
Also in Nestle, it designed a stainless steelsteel Haagen-
Dazs ice cream container designed for Loop's New York-
Regional project by Kim Peddle Rguem, president of ice cream at Nestle USA.