16 Apr '18, 10am

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Procter & Gamble, which last year introduced the first consumer-grade bottle made from plastic collected from beaches and oceans, is stepping up its circular economy initiatives as part of new corporate sustainability goals for 2030 (automatic PDF download) disclosed Monday. Of particular note, considering the heightened focused on corporate water stewardship: P&G has pledged to embrace recycling and reclamation processes for about 5 billion liters of the water it uses annually for manufacturing, which amounts to about 10 percent of current consumption. That effort will leverage technologies, design and operational processes that last year helped a beauty products manufacturing facility in a water-stressed region near Shanghai, China, reach a 95 percent water reuse rate. The site in Taicang is known as the "Chinese Water Garden," because it is surrounded by a park that bot...

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