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Global Alliance Commits Over $1B to End Plastic Waste

Global Alliance Commits Over $1B to End Plastic Waste | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
An alliance of global companies from the plastics, chemicals and CPG value chain has banded together to advance solutions to plastic waste in the environment.
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With consumers becoming increasingly concerned about its environmental impact - from the production of plastic using fossil fuels to the unsustainable disposal at its end of life and accumulation in the natural environment - there are real issues for businesses to address throughout the supply chain.

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Big brands pledge to turn tide on global plastic waste

Big brands pledge to turn tide on global plastic waste | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Big brands - from Coke to Kellogg - pledged on Monday to cut all plastic waste from their operations in what the United Nations called the most ambitious effort yet to fight plastic pollution. The initiative comes as public pressure mounts on manufacturers and retailers to pare back the deluge of plastic packaging that is clogging landfills and choking the seas.

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Bold move by these big brands towards the protection of the environment. Brands must keep up by engaging their supply base to deliver more sustainable and healthier alternatives. If the supplier can’t change with the times, the brand needs to seek an alternative supply source. The impact on the bottom line is too significant to ignore.

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