Tupperware Presents Material Produced Using Mixed Plastic Waste

Tupperware Brands Corporation, a global marketer of food preparation, storage and serving solutions for the kitchen and home, declared its cooperation with SABIC, a global leader in the petrochemical industry and long haul provider of Tupperware Brands, for the presentation of certified circular polymers into its product offerings. This collaboration with SABIC features the shared commitment by the two organizations to propel a progressively circular economy, where plastic waste and materials are utilized, reused and repurposed to proceed their lifecycle.

Starting this summer, Tupperware will present the certified circular polymers in new products that guide in the decrease of single-utilize plastic products, including a convenient reusable straw and an on-the-go coffee cup.

“Tupperware Brands is committed to meeting the needs of today’s consumers, who are increasingly asking for solutions that mitigate waste and advance a more circular economy. The introduction of this new material, and the products in which they will be used, reflect our continued dedication to further reduce our environmental footprint at all levels of the product lifecycle—from design, production and distribution to products’ use and reusability—and also reflects our heritage of innovation and sustainable design,” said Bill Wright, Tupperware Brands’ executive VP of product innovation and supply chain, in a statement.

“We are pleased to extend our collaboration with Tupperware Brands as we are unified in our goal to deliver high-quality solutions made from advanced, recycled materials that address consumer needs and safety standards,” said Sergi Monros, vice president of performance polymers and industry solutions at SABIC, in a statement. “We continue to innovate with materials and look to create more sustainable and environmentally responsible solutions to support a circular economy. Our material is made through a process that takes mixed plastic waste destined for disposal, breaks it down to its original raw state and recreates high-quality plastic that maintains the purity and quality that are the hallmark of Tupperware products.”

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