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October 2 is Manufacturing Day!

Oct 2, 2020

Friday, October 2, 2020 – Manufacturing Day is a day to recognize and thank all our hard-working employees and to share the opportunities in manufacturing in our local communities.

We appreciate our operations teams for the work they do every day to make top quality products!

Key messages about today’s manufacturing include:

  • Safety is our top priority – we’re making decisions daily in our plant locations that keep people safe.
  • Manufacturing jobs are more technical than ever, leveraging computers and automation.
  • Skilled trades, including electricians and maintenance engineers, are in high demand.
  • Careers in manufacturing offer opportunities to learn and move up, i.e., pay for skill.

About Reynolds Consumer Products 
Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN: Nasdaq) is a leading provider of household products that simplify daily life so you can enjoy what matters most. Our namesake Reynolds products include the iconic Reynolds Wrap® aluminum foil, Reynolds Kitchens® parchment paper, plastic wrap, oven bags, and slow cooker liners. The Hefty® brand is known for strong, dependable waste bags, slider bags, plates and cups. For more information, visit 
ReynoldsKitchens.com and Hefty.com.

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Hefty® Helps Parents Celebrate Halloween Without Breaking the Bank

Oct 1, 2020

This Halloween, Hefty® is helping kids dress up as their real-life heroes with the new Hefty® Garbage Collector costume

Lake Forest, Ill. – October 1, 2020 – This Halloween, Hefty® is honoring sanitation workers for their work in the community and helping little kids dress up as one of their unsung heroes by unveiling a brand-new Halloween costume: the Hefty® Garbage Collector.

While superheroes and princesses are always popular Halloween costumes, Hefty® knows that there are some kids who have a passion for a less recognized, but no less important hero—the garbage collector. To honor garbage collectors for their frontline service and give their littlest fans the chance to dress up as their heroes, Hefty® is introducing the Hefty® Garbage Collector costume this Halloween. Beginning September 29, costumes will be available on a first-come, first-served basis at www.HeftyHalloween.com for just $5.49—the same price as a box of Hefty® Ultra Strong™ trash bags.

“At Hefty®, we know that garbage collectors are real-life superheroes who prove their strength and dedication every day, and our kids recognize that too when they wait at the window for them to go by each week!” said Nicole Buddin, senior brand manager at Reynolds Consumer Products. “Since our trash bags offer top-notch quality and strength for an affordable price, we are bringing that same value to Halloween, giving kids the chance to dress up as their unsung garbage collector heroes for a price parents will love.”

While Halloween traditions like trick-or-treating may look different this fall, Hefty® wanted to give families a reason to celebrate and have fun this season. With the Hefty® Garbage Collector costume, little ones everywhere can still enjoy a day to remember by dressing up as their hero.

The limited-edition Hefty® Garbage Collector Halloween costume fits most 2–4-year-olds and comes with a reflective vest, overalls, hat, gloves and a rolling garbage bin for kids*, plus a box of Hefty® Ultra Strong™ trash bags** for parents to help with post-Halloween cleanup.

For more information about the Hefty® Garbage Collector Halloween costume, or to purchase one, visit www.HeftyHalloween.com. You can find more details on our FAQ page. You can also visit us at www.Hefty.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

*Please note, adult assembly required. This product contains parts that should only be installed by adults ages 18 and up.

**Strong trash bags for strong role models. That’s you, parents. Each and every single one of our Hefty® Garbage Collector Halloween costumes includes a box of Hefty® Ultra Strong™ Tall Kitchen trash bags—so you can keep things clean after the fun is over.

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About Reynolds Consumer Products

Reynolds Consumer Products is a leading provider of quality household essentials that have been trusted for generations. Our Reynolds® and Hefty® brand products help with preparation, cooking, cleanup and storage. The Hefty® brand is best known for strong, dependable waste bags, available in the U.S. at mass merchants, grocers and other retail stores nationwide. For more information, visit Hefty.com.

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Introducing New Hefty ECOSAVE™ 100% Compostable Tableware!

Sep 15, 2020

LAKE FOREST, Ill., – September 15, 2020 Reynolds Consumer Products is excited to announce the launch of new Hefty ECOSAVE™ disposable tableware!

Hefty ECOSAVE™ is 100% compostable*, heavy duty, and made from plant based materials.  Consumers can feel good about buying Hefty ECOSAVE™ because it’s better for the environment with the quality and strength you can trust from the
Hefty® brand.

The Hefty ECOSAVE™ line includes a full line of molded fiber plates, bowls, platters and compartment trays that are made from bagasse, a by-product of sugar cane.  The line also includes cutlery and hot cup lids, made from PLA (poly lactic acid), which is a natural material made from plants instead of oil; straws made from sustainable papers which are 100% FDA and EU food-grade approved materials; and hot cups made from PLA lined paper.

Look for Hefty ECOSAVE™ products on shelves at select retailers nationwide as well as online from Amazon.com. 

*Commercially compostable only

About Reynolds Consumer Products 
Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN: Nasdaq) is a leading provider of household products that simplify daily life so you can enjoy what matters most. Our namesake Reynolds products include the iconic Reynolds Wrap® aluminum foil, Reynolds Kitchens® parchment paper, plastic wrap, oven bags, and slow cooker liners. The Hefty® brand is known for strong, dependable waste bags, slider bags, plates and cups. For more information, visit 
ReynoldsKitchens.com and Hefty.com.

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“Reynolds Rewrites Tomorrow” Spot Airs on CNBC Through July 19

May 18, 2020

LAKE FOREST, Ill., – May 18, 2020 – Reynolds Consumer Products is pleased to introduce  a new spot, titled “Reynolds Rewrites Tomorrow.”  The ad provides investors with an overview of RCP, what we stand for, and the brands we sell.

Nasdaq produced the spot targeted to an investor audience, which will air on CNBC between May 18 and July 19, 2020.

See the new spot on YouTube, Reynolds Rewrites Tomorrow.

About Reynolds Consumer Products 
Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN: Nasdaq) is a leading provider of household products that simplify daily life so you can enjoy what matters most. Our namesake Reynolds products include the iconic Reynolds Wrap® aluminum foil, Reynolds Kitchens® parchment paper, plastic wrap, oven bags, and slow cooker liners. The Hefty® brand is known for strong, dependable waste bags, slider bags, plates and cups. For more information, visit 
ReynoldsKitchens.com and Hefty.com.

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Whirlpool Corporation, Dow, and Reynolds Consumer Products Collaborate to Manufacture and Donate Much-Needed Respirators through WIN Health Labs, LLC

May 14, 2020

- Companies create an alternative PPE solution to quickly address diminishing supply of N95 respirators and masks for healthcare workers

- Dow and Whirlpool Corporation donating 1,000 respirators each to healthcare facilities in Louisiana, Michigan, and Texas

BENTON HARBOR, Mich., May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Whirlpool Corporation, Dow and Reynolds Consumer Products are pleased to announce a collaboration to provide much-needed respirators to the heroic men and women in healthcare who are working on the frontlines to combat the spread of COVID-19. The joint project is a protective piece of headgear and respirator system that will be manufactured and sold through WIN Health Labs, LLC, in addition to an initial donation to hospitals.

Dr. John Froggatt III, MD of Spectrum Health Lakeland in St. Joseph Michigan, receives the first box of PAPR units donated by Whirlpool Corporation, Dow, and Reynolds Consumer Products from Christian Gianni, President of WIN Health Labs and VP of Technology for Whirlpool Corporation. Dr. Froggatt is an infectious disease specialist in Saint Joseph, MI and has been practicing for 31 years.

"We are using our supply of N95 masks and respirators at a rate 10 times higher than normal," said Loren B. Hamel, MD, president of Spectrum Health Lakeland in St. Joseph, Michigan, near Whirlpool Corporation's Global Headquarters. "These are some of the most critical medical supplies to help ensure the safety of frontline workers who are often in direct contact with patients infected with the virus."

The personal protective equipment (PPE) created by the joint team is a powered, air-purifying respirator, or PAPR, which takes the place of a traditional medical mask and visor and features a replaceable polyethylene hood. The clear hoods are both flexible and comfortable, and can quickly be replaced between patients.

Each of the companies was looking for ways to help, and through those efforts this unique collaboration was born. "Volunteers within each of the companies began reaching out to local healthcare providers to inquire how they could be helpful," said Christian Gianni, President of WIN Health Labs and VP of Technology for Whirlpool Corporation. "In order to accelerate the design process, we created a virtual, agile team that was able to go from paper to approved product in just seven weeks. Through this unique relationship and a huge amount of effort by a very talented group of people, we are now manufacturing respirators and are in a position to help our frontline healthcare providers."

Whirlpool Corporation designed, manufactured and assembled the headset. Dow provided the polyethylene resin for the hoods, and Reynolds Consumer Products, makers of Hefty® brand, designed and produced the disposable hood. Volkswagen of America brokered connections with materials and supply chain partners to source critical components.

"This collaboration is a testament to the private sector's continued commitment and quick actions to work across industries to innovate healthcare solutions at a time of unprecedented need," said Jim Fitterling, chairman and CEO, Dow. "Team Dow is proud to be a part of this effort, and to continue to contribute our time, talent and material science expertise in the fight against COVID-19." 

Two thousand units are being produced in the first phase for donation to hospitals located in regions where Whirlpool and Dow have operations, as well as other hospitals in need of PPE. To get the needed PPE to as many healthcare providers as possible, the Hefty® team is donating the first 1 million hoods. "We are pleased to be able to contribute to this solution to provide PPE that is both safe and effective. Supplies will be available so they can use a fresh barrier as needed," said CEO, Lance Mitchell, Reynolds Consumer Products. "Multiple companies providing their expertise have moved this project forward quickly at a time when it was most needed."

The response to COVID-19 is ongoing and will be for some time, according to Nicki Britten, health officer for the Berrien County, Michigan Health Department. "Without the needed PPE for our essential healthcare workers, we will continue to see further spread of the virus, ultimately resulting in more lives lost due to COVID-19."

The respirator is in production and is made available in a shortened time frame under guidelines set forth by the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Emergency Use Authorization authority, which allows the agency to facilitate the availability and use of medical countermeasures needed during public health emergencies.

"We recognize the bravery and commitment of healthcare workers throughout this crisis," said Marc Bitzer, chairman and CEO, Whirlpool Corporation. "Working with Dow and Reynolds, we are honored to provide this critical equipment to frontline healthcare workers to help them protect themselves and their patients while they battle this pandemic."

About Whirlpool Corporation: 
Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: 
WHR) is the leading major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at whirlpoolcorp.com.

About Dow 
Dow (NYSE: 
DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure and consumer care. Dow operates 109 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 36,500 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $43 billion in 2019. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

About Reynolds Consumer Products 
Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN: Nasdaq) is a leading provider of household products that simplify daily life so you can enjoy what matters most. Our namesake Reynolds products include the iconic Reynolds Wrap® aluminum foil, Reynolds Kitchens® parchment paper, plastic wrap, oven bags, and slow cooker liners. The Hefty® brand is known for strong, dependable waste bags, slider bags, plates and cups. For more information, visit 
ReynoldsKitchens.com and Hefty.com.

About WIN Health Labs, LLC 
WIN Health Labs, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Whirlpool Corporation, formed to provide, manufacture, and distribute covered countermeasures to help combat the COVID-19 public health emergency. More information can be found at 
WINHealthlabs.com.

News released by Whirlpool Corporation via PR Newswire on May 14, 2020.

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New TV Creative for Reynolds Wrap® Foil

May 11, 2020

Special Deliveries to Those We Love

LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 11, 2020-- Reynolds Consumer Products is excited to announce its newest media campaign from the Reynolds Wrap® brand marketing team. New TV creative was developed to address what is going on in the world today and highlight how we, as consumers, are adapting.

Consumers have turned to cooking and baking more than ever before. Many are making special deliveries of homemade items to celebrate missed events and to let people know they are thinking about them. 

In these moments of uncertainty, we are finding new ways to be close to those we love, even when we can’t be close. Let’s make it together.

The spot will air on cable and network television starting the week of May 11 and features an original song written and recorded specifically for Reynolds Wrap® aluminum foil. Click here to view the spot.

About Reynolds Consumer Products
Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN: Nasdaq) is a leading provider of household products that simplify daily life so you can enjoy what matters most. Our Reynolds® and Hefty® brand products help make mealtime easier with preparation, cooking, cleanup, and storage solutions. For more information, visit
ReynoldsConsumerProducts.com.

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REYNOLDS TO DONATE MEALS FOR HEALTHCARE WORKERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS THROUGHOUT MAY

May 11, 2020

Company working with local restaurants to prepare meals for those sacrificing

during COVID-19 pandemic 

LAKE FOREST, Ill., (May 11, 2020) – Reynolds Consumer Products, maker of Reynolds Wrap® aluminum foil and other kitchen products, is donating meals throughout May to healthcare workers and first responders in its local plant and office communities.

The company is funding meal donations by teaming with nearly 15 local restaurants to donate meals to workers at hospitals and fire stations in Louisville, KY, Malvern, AR, Richmond, VA, Wheeling and Chicago, IL.

“As a company, we value bringing families together over mealtime, and all of us at Reynolds Consumer Products want to do as much good as we can for the essential workers in healthcare and first responders,” said Craig Cappel, President, Reynolds Business Unit. “Community is everything and providing a warm meal is a comfort that we hope shows the deep gratitude we have for those sacrificing their health and safety”

“We live and work in these communities and want to support local establishments that have been impacted in the wake of COVID-19 and are doing everything they can to stay afloat, so we identified restaurants in our hometown communities to purchase meals from directly,” added Cappel.

The company is coordinating the meal drop-offs to hospitals and fire stations in partnership with restaurant partners throughout the month.

Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN: Nasdaq) is a leading provider of household products that simplify daily life so you can enjoy what matters most. Our Reynolds® and Hefty® brand products help make mealtime easier with preparation, cooking, cleanup, and storage solutions. Our namesake Reynolds® products include the iconic Reynolds Wrap® aluminum foil, Reynolds Kitchens® parchment paper, plastic wrap, oven bags, and slow cooker liners. For more information, visit ReynoldsKitchens.com

For media inquiries, please contact:

Megan Snodsmith

(815) 954-6781

megan.snodsmith@icfnext.com

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Hefty® Waste Bags New Media Campaign Thanks Essential Workers

May 8, 2020

LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 8, 2020-- Reynolds Consumer Products is excited to announce its newest media campaign from the Hefty® brand marketing team developed to thank essential workers and stay-at-home heroes during the pandemic.

The new campaign features Hefty® spokesperson John Cena as the narrator in the ‘Start Again’ spot. This ad recognizes the critical role of garbage collectors that help keep us moving during this difficult time.

He also appears in a ‘Stronger Than You Think’ selfie video, along with images of everyday people making the “new normal” of COVID-19 prevention work.

This campaign will be live on TV and Facebook throughout the month of May – watch the commercials live on channels such as The Food Network, HGTV, and TLC. You can also check out the videos at the Hefty® YouTube channel here.

A big thank you to our employees and essential workers everywhere – Stay Strong!

 

About Reynolds Consumer Products
Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN: Nasdaq) is a leading provider of household products that simplify daily life so you can enjoy what matters most. Our Reynolds® and Hefty® brand products help make mealtime easier with preparation, cooking, cleanup, and storage solutions. For more information, visit
ReynoldsConsumerProducts.com.

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Hefty® Diverts One Million Pounds of Hard-To-Recycle Plastics from Landfills

Feb 25, 2020

Today Reynolds Consumer Products announced a monumental milestone for its groundbreaking Hefty® EnergyBag® program. The innovative program, stemming from the brand’s commitment to helping create end-of-life solutions for plastic waste across the United States, has officially diverted over one million pounds of hard-to-recycle plastics from landfills. National Geographic estimates that as of 2017, 79% of plastic waste in the United States ends up in landfills, which includes hard-to-recycle plastics such as candy wrappers, packing peanuts, straws and foam carry-out containers. The Hefty® EnergyBag® program gives consumers in participating markets the ability to collect these hard-to-recycle items and see them converted into valuable resources rather than getting taken out with the trash.

“We are really proud of surpassing our ambitious goal of diverting one million pounds in just three years,” said Lindsey Walter, Director of the Hefty® EnergyBag® program. “We are grateful to the many people and communities out there who have embraced this program as something we can all do together to make our world a little bit better.”

In partnership with Dow and other community collaborators, the Hefty® EnergyBag® program was set up to complement existing recycling programs, allowing hard-to-recycle plastics to be picked up at curbside. Participants simply place hard-to-recycle plastics in the Hefty® orange bag, tie the bag when full and place it in their curbside recycling cart or bin. Once collected, the plastics are converted into valuable resources including fuel and new plastic products like park benches, composite decking and concrete blocks. The signature bright orange bags used for collection make it easy for recycling facilities to separate and forward the materials they cannot process, so the hard-to-recycle plastics don’t contaminate other recycling streams.

“We are grateful for Hefty’s partnership and their ability to help galvanize people so that we all can do our part to help minimize hard-to-recycle waste by converting it into valuable resources,” said Julie Zaniewski, Dow’s North America sustainability director for Packaging & Specialty Plastics. “We are encouraged by people’s desire to be a part of the program and the impressive growth it has seen thus far.”

Since inception in Omaha, Nebraska, in 2016, the EnergyBag® program has expanded to 13 communities across the United States, making it available to more than 500,000 households.

“Though the EnergyBag® program on its own cannot eliminate all the issues associated with plastic waste, we are proud to have created a mechanism that allows people to do their part in partnership with us,” said Walter. “We have aggressive expansion goals and are working to identify more end uses of the materials as quickly as possible.”

Consumers can learn more about the Hefty® EnergyBag® program, including whether their community participates, and can also sign up to request the program in their city by visiting www.heftysustainability.com.  

About Reynolds Consumer Products

Reynolds Consumer Products (REYN: Nasdaq) is a leading provider of household products that simplify daily life so you can enjoy what matters most. Our Reynolds® and Hefty® brand products help make mealtime easier with preparation, cooking, cleanup, and storage solutions. For more information, visit ReynoldsConsumerProducts.com and HeftyEnergyBag.com.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company’s ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company. Dow’s portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure and consumer care. Dow operates 109 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 36,500 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $43 billion in 2019. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

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Two New Flavor Blasted Turkeys Bring Fun to Thanksgiving

Nov 12, 2019

Reynolds Wrap® and Reynolds Kitchens® have redefined the Thanksgiving turkey, one recipe at a time. In our third year of inspiring families — and the internet — with flavorful new classics, we’re excited to debut our two Flavor Blasted Turkeys for the 2019 Thanksgiving season: Reynolds Wrap® Mac & Cheese Turkey and Reynolds Kitchens® Pumpkin Spice Turkey, recipes now available on ReynoldsKitchens.com

 “Reynolds has loved combining popular yet beloved flavors with Thanksgiving turkey recipes over the last three years,” said from Lisa Smith, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Reynolds Consumer Products. “The consumer response has been incredible, and we hope to continue to inspire people to bring a little more fun and lightheartedness to their holiday dinner tables.”

Turkey recipes available at ReynoldsKitchens.com