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Colgate-Palmolive to cut the environmental impact of its products & packages by 20% by 2015 via @Earth911

Colgate-Palmolive to cut the environmental impact of its products & packages by 20% by 2015 via @Earth911

To curb waste, toothpaste giant Colgate-Palmolive Co. has partnered with TerraCycle on the Colgate Oral Care Brigade® since 2010 - a collection program that provides a second life for toothbrushes, floss containers and toothpaste tubes and caps. Photo: Flickr/theimpulsivebuy Colgate-Palmolive Co. has pledged to reduce the waste it sends to landfills by 15 percent by 2015, according to the company’s latest sustainability report. In the report, the company also committed to cutting the environmental impact of products and packages by 20 percent by 2015 through increasing the use of sustainable materials and recycled content. In addition to cutting packaging weight, Colgate hopes to increase post-consumer plastic content to an average of 30 percent in all PET bottles by next year to meet sustainability goals. The company’s recent global redesign of some toothpaste tubes and c...

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