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  • 05/10/2017 01:45 pm BST
    • 320,000 Fairy Ocean Plastic bottles will be made, the largest production of its kind in the world.
    • The Fairy Ocean Plastic Bottles, created in partnership with TerraCycle, will be available to buy in 2018 to raise awareness of ocean plastic pollution.
    • The launch is part of P&G’s commitment to recycled plastic. P&G dish care brands divert 8,000 tonnes of plastic from landfill every year for use in transparent bottles. 
    The Procter & Gamble Company today launched the Fairy Ocean Plastic bottle made completely from post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic and ocean plastic. The launch of the bottle aims to raise awareness of the issue of ocean plastic and what can be done to prevent plastic waste from reaching the ocean.The first-ever Fairy Ocean Plastic Bottle has been created in partnership with recycling expert TerraCycle and will reach British consumers in 2018. The UK launch will include 320,000 bottles,more...
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  • 20/09/2017 10:31 am BST
    Frankie Bridge with Marie Curie Nurses

    One product = One donation campaign

    Today, celebrity mum of two Frankie Bridge is asking UK shoppers to be part of history and help reach a huge £500,000 raised for Marie Curie as part of the #FeelSuper campaign; where every purchase of donating P&G products at Superdrug, including Oral-B, Olay and Gillette, triggers a donation to Marie Curie – the UK’s leading terminal illness charity.This comes as figures from Marie Curie reveal that half of the UK’s over 50’s are not confident they will get the care they need towards themore...
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  • 04/07/2017 02:14 pm BST

    The upgraded recycling technology developed by Fater is uniquely able to sanitize and separate used diapers and upcycle them into secondary raw materials like plastics, cellulose, and absorbing material. EMBRACED brings a consortium of 13 partners together to create capability how to turn recycled cellulose from used diapers into bio-products in a way that creates value.

    Rome, July 4th - A new era in sustainability and a new best practice in circular economy was announced today in Rome by the EMBRACED Consortium; an EU-funded initiative that promotes the recycling of absorbent hygiene products, and create ways how to transform into higher value materials such as fertilizers and bio plastics. Fater – a Joint Venture of P&G and Gruppo Angelini – upgraded its existing diaper recycling technology to now upcycle used diapers into secondary raw materials likemore...
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  • 18/05/2017 07:00 am BST

    Oral-B, the proud sponsor of National Smile Month, reveals how to beat dental angst and have Better Dental Check-ups

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--One of the best ways to maintain a healthy smile is through regular visits to a dental professional; however, two thirds of us could feel better about this experience. A survey fielded in partnership with the Oral Health Foundation for National Smile Month (15 May to 15 June, 2017) reveals that 67% of British adults are apprehensive about visiting a dental professional1. Of note, 33% feel anxious about the discomfort of the treatment2,more...
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  • 20/01/2017 12:57 am GMT

    Pampers shares the economic impact of their 11 year partnership with UNICEF at the World Economic Forum

    DAVOS, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At this year’s World Economic Forum (WEF), Pampers® marks their 11 year partnership with UNICEF to protect mothers and their babies from maternal and newborn tetanus (MNT), a deadly disease, by sharing the results of a new health economic study*. The study, conducted in collaboration with UNICEF, reveals that by 2016 a total of $1 billion would have been contributed to the economy through labor productivity (average household incomemore...
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  • 06/10/2016 04:00 pm BST

    For 11 years, amazing babies around the world have helped the Pampers- UNICEF partnership to eliminate Maternal and Newborn Tetanus in 19[1] countries, and 19 are left[2]

    Babies do the most amazing things, bringing their own special form of magical happiness to everyone around them! They can even save lives by doing nothing more than wearing Pampers, because Pampers donates 1 vaccine against tetanus for every pack of Pampers sold through their “1 Pack = 1 Vaccine” campaign – helping UNICEF to eliminate Maternal & Newborn Tetanus (MNT) now in 19 countries. With 19 countries left, Pampers and UNICEF are now half way towards achieving the goal of eliminatingmore...
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  • 11/08/2016 04:15 pm BST
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    NEW Pampers Baby-Dry now feature 3 absorbing channels which are designed to spread wetness evenly throughout the nappy, which means less wet bulk in the morning for your little one! 

    Pampers are launching a brand new innovation and upgrade to UK parents’ #1 nappy choice: introducing 3 Absorbing Channels! New Pampers Baby-Dry feature a revolutionary nappy design with 3 Absorbing Channels and unique Micro Pearls™ that distribute wetness more evenly and lock it away for up to 12 hours – which means there is less wet bulk in the morning. New Pampers Baby-Dry have been recommended by 88% of UK parents *New Pampers Baby-Dry are also BritMum Bloggers Approved, Mumsnet Ratedmore...
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  • 13/07/2016 04:21 pm BST

    Latest Always Survey Reveals:

    - 80% of girls feel they do not belong in sport

    - 61% wish there were more female role models in sport

    June 28th 2016:  How many times have we heard comments like “girls shouldn’t play that sport” or seen girls’ teams playing in half-filled arenas? What impact does this have on girls and their desire to play sport throughout puberty? These are critical questions that Always, leader in global feminine care and the brand committed to championing girls’ confidence, is asking – an activity recognised for its profound and long-term impact in helping girls build and maintain confidence. As themore...
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  • 13/07/2016 02:42 pm BST

    In an industry first, Always Discreet for Sensitive Bladder releases a short documentary to help break the silence around a condition that affects 1 in 3 women in the UK [1]  |  #AlwaysDiscreet

    “If another woman can be open about it, I can be open about it too, there’s no shame in it”, Sandra Small, age 53.  Inspired by the stories of real women across the country, UK film director Flora Berkeley has partnered with Always Discreet to create a ground-breaking documentary that aims to give a voice to the 1 in 3 women suffering from a condition that many feel reluctant to talk about; adult incontinence (AI). Silenced by shame, nearly half (45%) of sufferers admit thatmore...
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  • 08/07/2016 03:40 pm BST
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    TV personality Carol Vorderman launches new campaign inviting women to help re-define what it really means to be 50+ today

    According to a study of women aged 50-64 in the UK, today’s 50+ women have transformed this life-stage, from being seen as women of a “certain age” (a polite, non-descript euphemism for maturity) into women of a CERTAIN age – a new generation of timeless, inspirational women embracing their years and breaking boundaries in all aspects of life with 70% saying they feel more self-assured and over half feel more fulfilled and 1 in 5 feel sexier than ever.The survey was commissioned by P&G whomore...
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