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Video Forum: Kate Daly, Closed Loop Partners

Video Forum: Kate Daly, Closed Loop Partners

In this week’s Video Forum, Kate Daly, managing director of Closed Loop Partners, outlines the efforts of the New York City-based investment firm and innovation center to help develop a circular economy. The Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag and Every Bottle Back are two major initiatives that she addresses. In addition, Daly discusses other

Meijer joins consortium to reinvent the retail bag

Meijer joins consortium to reinvent the retail bag

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer said Thursday that it has joined the Beyond the Bag Initiative that seeks to find sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic bags. The move is part of the retailer’s ongoing efforts to reduce waste and improve recycling, said Vik Srinivasan, senior vice president of properties and real estate. “Meijer operates under

Retail giants aim to rethink the plastic bag

Retail giants aim to rethink the plastic bag

NEW YORK – Retail industry heavyweights Walmart, Target, CVS Health, Walgreens and Kroger have joined an initiative that aims to reinvent the single-use plastic bag. The companies are participating in the Consortium to Reinvent the Retail Bag. Members collectively have pledged $15 million to the Beyond the Bag Initiative, which is inviting entrepreneurs and investors