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Loop Industries Establishes Multi-Year Supply Framework With The Coca-Cola Cross Enterprise Procurement Group

New Agreement Enables Authorized Coca-Cola Bottlers to Enter into Supply Agreements to Secure 100% Sustainable Loop™ Branded PET Plastic Resin

PUBLISHED NOVEMBER 29, 2018

“We are very proud to become a supplier of Loop™ branded PET resin to the members of the Coca-Cola system’s Cross Enterprise Procurement Group,” said Daniel Solomita, Founder and CEO of Loop Industries. “We are especially pleased to be able to assist Coca-Cola’s authorized bottlers as they work to meet their recycled content ambitions.”.... Read more

Loop Industries Endorses The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment - Helping Keep Plastic In The Economy And Out Of Nature

Loop Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOOP), a leading technology innovator in sustainable plastic, today announced that it has joined leading global consumer brands, including PepsiCo, Danone, The Coca Cola Company, Unilever, L'Oréal and others in signing the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment developed by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation in collaboration with United Nations Environment.

PUBLISHED OCTOBER 29, 2018

The New Plastics Economy Global Commitment is being officially unveiled at the Our Ocean Conference in Bali today, Monday, October 29, 2018. At the heart of the Global Commitment is a vision of a New Plastics Economy, where plastics never become waste ... Read more

How Loop Industries Is Becoming The 'Intel Inside' Of The Circular Plastics Economy

Fingers holding a microchip next to a hand holding plastic pellets. Allow us the apples-to-oranges comparison to get the conversation started about how to rethink making and remaking plastic.

PUBLISHED OCTOBER 17, 2018

One of the big, thorny challenges in circular plastics is how to affordably turn old plastic into new feedstock. As more companies commit to producing plastic packaging from recycled materials, the question remains about where all the recycled feedstock will come from.... Read more


Article by Lauren Phipps

Pepsico And Loop Industries Sign Multi-Year Supply Agreement For Loop Branded 100% Sustainable Plastic

PepsiCo secures production capacity from Loop's joint venture facility in the United States. Loop provides innovative, new technology for PepsiCo to bring to market sustainable packaging based on 100% recycled content.

PUBLISHED OCTOBER 10, 2018

Loop Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOOP), a leading technology innovator in sustainable plastic and PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) today announced that they have entered into a multi-year supply agreement that will enable PepsiCo to purchase production capacity from Loop's joint venture facility in the United States and incorporate Loop™PET plastic, which is 100% recycled material, into its product packaging... Read more

Indorama Ventures And Loop Industries JV To Introduce New Era In PET And Polyester Recycling

Indorama Ventures' world-class manufacturing and Loop's state-of-the-art recycling technology combined to invest in multi-billion dollar sustainable PET resin and polyester market opportunity

PUBLISHED 24 SEPTEMBER 2018

Bangkok, Thailand, and Montreal, Quebec (September 24, 2018) - Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (Bloomberg ticker IVL.TB), one of the world's leading petrochemical companies, and Loop Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: LOOP), a leading technology innovator in sustainable plastic resin and polyester today announced a joint venture to manufacture and commercialize sustainable polyester resin to meet the growing global demand from beverage and consumer packaged goods companies. ... Read more



Article by Nelson Switzer

The Shift from a Linear Economy to a Circular Economy is Necessary and Possible

We have been playing a dramatic game of chicken with the natural limits of the planet for centuries. On one side is human behaviour and our linear 'take, make, and waste' habits and systems. On the other side is the Earth, humbly maintaining a continuous loop of recovered and recycled resources.

PUBLISHED AUGUST 16, 2018

For the Earth, there is no waste. And, as human behaviour rumbles ever closer to the Earth’s natural limits (some say we have already exceeded them) in this global game of chicken, there is only one outcome—the Earth will win and it will reorganize and redistribute all things.... Read more

L'Oréal Group set to close the 'Loop' with sustainable costmetics packaging

L'Oreal is to use an upcycled plastic for its cosmetics packaging

PUBLISHED 31 JULY 2018

The L'Oréal Group has announced its intention to be the first major cosmetic company to use packaging made from a revolutionary recycled and upcycled PET resin.

Partnering with Canada-based Loop Industries Inc., L’Oreal plans to incorporate ‘Loop PET’, a virgin-quality polyester resin made from waste plastics, into its packaging for the United States and Europe, with a supply agreement expected by the end of autumn ... Read more


Article by Afdhel Aziz

How Loop Industries Is Becoming The 'Intel Inside' Of The Circular Plastics Economy

One of the biggest challenges facing the health of our shared rivers, oceans and ecosystem today is the failure to manage plastic

PUBLISHED JULY 24, 2018

One of the biggest challenges facing the health of our shared rivers, oceans and ecosystem today is the failure to manage plastic: that versatile and nearly indestructible material so often used for only moments but can persist for centuries. The planet is choking on it in many forms including bags, bottles and straws. 93% of plastics are produced using fossil fuels, and global oil consumption for plastics is expected to increase from 6% ... Read more

Loop Industries helps make Gatorade Gx packaging more sustainable

Loop Industries help Gatorade Gx consumers recover and upcycle plastic

PUBLISHED JULY 24, 2018

Loop Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:LOOP) today announced a free new program that allows consumers of Gatorade, a subsidiary of PepsiCo (Nasdaq:PEP; NYSE:PEP) to return and upcycle used Gatorade Gx pods into products of greater value using Loop’s upcycling technology. ... Read more


Source: Loop Industries, Inc.

PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY OF IMPACT.VICE.COM

In The Loop: Meet the Montreal Start-Up at the forefront of the Circular Economy Revolution

evian have pledged to become completely circular by 2025. To highlight the importance of this, VICE Impact are following their journey as they overcome the hurdles to make this a reality.

PUBLISHED JULY 09, 2018

Currently, just 14 percent of the world’s plastic packaging is collected for recycling, the rest is lost after a single use. Made using fossil fuels, the way plastic is currently produced, used, and dumped is damaging to our environment. While imagining a world without plastics is nearly impossible, rethinking plastic usage ... Read more

Evian and Loop Industries: Starting a Revolution in Plastic Recycling

An innovative recycling method invented in a garage is offering a solution to plastic waste.

PUBLISHED JUNE 13, 2018

BORN FROM THE powerful petrochemical fusion of monomers into polymers, plastic is one of the most ubiquitous and useful materials man has ever made. It’s also very hard to undo. Most plastics do not decompose easily or quickly, instead they require either intense pressure or intense heat to break them down—and that is not a viable option for recycling the vast quantity of waste plastic that is accumulating in our landfills and oceans. Every year another 350 million tons of new plastic ... Read more


The evian impluvium on the plateau de Gavot
PHOTOGRAPHY COURTESY EVIAN, BY HERVÉ SCHMELZLE