27 January 2020
Spring Restaurant awarded with A Plastic Planet’s ‘Working Towards Plastic Free’ mark
Skye Gyngell announced plans to pledge to reduce the single-use plastics at Spring by 2019. Since then Spring and A Plastic Planet have worked closely with the aim of eliminating plastic and becoming the first plastic-free restaurant in London.
1 October 2019
Thornton’s Budgens Plastic-Free and Unpackaged product range
We worked closely with Thornton’s Budgens to launch the stores Unpacked range of 200 products!
“We are very proud of our partnership with Thornton’s Budgens. It has consistently proven that selling plastic-free is not just good for the planet but good for business.” – Sian Sutherland, Co-Founder of A Plastic Planet
1 August 2019
August 2019 ongoing – Plastic Hackathon with WPP and A Plastic Planet
We kick off our series of Plastic Hackathons with global agency group WPP!
Attended by nominated sustainability pioneers from creative and technology teams within the WPP group. The first Plastic Hackathon was rich in passion, energy and ideas as the teams battled it out for the big prize. Watch this space for more news as WPP show the world how creativity and tech can help solve the plastic problem.
1 June 2019
June 2019 Ongoing – The Conduit Club adopt our commitment mark
The Conduit brings together social entrepreneurs, investors, creatives, business leaders, policy-makers and civil society. In 2019, the membership club began committing themselves to our Plastic Free Commitment Mark.
1 May 2019
May 2019 – How Dieline Conference, Chicago
Andrew Gibbs, founder of The Dieline, presents his keynote at the How Conference, detailing the partnership with A Plastic Planet. His call for change is heard by major global fmcg and retailers.
1 May 2019
May 2019 – Soho House launch our new Commitment Mark for Industry
Soho House partner with APP to launch the new Commitment Mark ‘Working Towards Plastic Free’, setting a high bar for other businesses to follow. The 5 commitments include a plastic audit across all 23 Soho Houses across the world.
1 March 2019
March 2019 ongoing – Helping Unilever create a waste-free future
We are proud to partner with Unilever as they develop MINIM; their first truly circular product, starting with one of their biggest market sectors of an everyday product; deodorant. 1 billion people use Unilever deodorant. This is making change at serious scale.
1 February 2019
February 2019 ongoing – bringing the Plastic Free Aisle to industry events
Leading by example, we show a vast array of solutions by rebuilding the Plastic Free Aisle at packaging trade fairs. The Packaging Innovations London event won the best of show prize for our stand.
1 November 2018
November 2018 ongoing – Cutting out plastic fast in one London Supermarket
We take over a North London supermarket, Thornton’s Budgens, to create the first living lab, a real-time experiment to show how fast plastic free change can be when commitment and smarts combine. In the 10 week project, we took almost 2000 skus plastic free. This number is set to reach 3000 by mid 2019. Supermarkets bosses, Government officials and food and drink brands from around the world have visited this supermarket that continues to lead by example.
1 November 2018
November 2018 – Helping Unilever tackle 46 billion plastic sachets
We co-host the first Unilever Plastic Free Hackathon, focusing on eliminating 46bn sachets produced annually. Unilever back the winning idea with committed funds of €100k to pilot the new plastic free sachet alternative by mid 2019.