Colgate launches 'first ever' recyclable toothpaste tube

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Colgate's new Smile for Good toothpaste tube is made from recyclable materials | Credit: Colgate-Palmolive
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Colgate's new Smile for Good toothpaste tube is made from recyclable materials | Credit: Colgate-Palmolive

Colgate-Palmolive said it will share its tube technology with competitors in a bid to help make recyclable tubes an industry standard

Colgate has become the first toothpaste brand to launch a recyclable tube, in what it claimed yesterday marked a global "category first" that could "transform one of the most widely used forms of plastic...

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