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In 1901, a traveling salesman and inventor named King C. Gillette had an idea that would change the way men—and eventually women—would shave forever.
It may be an everyday ritual for men around the world today. But shaving was once a hazard. In the early 1900s, it required a steady hand and a sharp blade that needed regular sharpening.
Then along came a traveling salesman and inventor named King C. Gillette with an idea that would change the way men—and eventually women—would shave forever.
For more than 100 years, the Gillette Company has pioneered shaving, bringing many firsts to market, including women's razors, brushless shaving cream, the injector blade and the two, three and five blade razors.
Watch the full story of how Gillette came into the world, and its rise to household icon today.
We continue to evaluate and pilot opportunities in both developed and developing regions.
For example, our GARP team, with the cooperation of government stakeholders, conducted a comprehensive study in the Philippines to understand the tonnage and composition of the waste stream, including the percentage that is biodegradable, recyclable and residual.
The results led to the design of an integrated, profitable and replicable waste management business model—all from materials that would otherwise be thrown away.
We also are partnering with the Asian Development Bank with the goal of piloting this business model in Antipolo, Philippines; the project has been offered to another company that will own and operate the facility.