Waste & Recycling Newsletter
May 08, 2008

This Week�s Featured News Stories
Pepsi redesigns bottles, cutting plastic by 20%
Pepsi is introducing its lightest 500ml flavored non-carbonated beverage bottle yet. The company has reduced the plastic in this bottle by 20%, which will eliminate approximately 20 million pounds of waste from the environment. The lighter bottles will begin hitting store shelves this month. The new bottle will be launched in one of the beverage industry`s fastest growing segments through established trademarks of Lipton Iced Tea, Tropicana juice drinks, Aquafina FlavorSplash and Aquafina Alive. It will be available in 12-packs and 24-packs. In addition to a 20% reduction in the plastic resin, ...
US waste companies develop world�s largest landfill gas-to-LNG facility
Collecting garbage and recyclables in California is about to get a lot cleaner, thanks to a joint venture between Linde North America and Waste Management (NYSE:WMI) that will create the world�s largest facility to convert landfill gas into clean vehicle fuel. Waste Management, North America�s largest waste management company, and Linde North America � part of The Linde Group, a leading global gases and engineering company, this week�announced a joint venture to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility, located at the Altamont Landfill near Livermore, California to convert landfill gas into ...
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