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Singapore’s sustainable packaging mandate is coming 

Singapore’s sustainable packaging mandate is coming  | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) announced that it will soon require increased sustainability in packaging for any company that sells products within its borders. This requirement was born out of necessity, as the single landfill that handles Singapore’s entire waste stream is slated to be filled to capacity by 2045. This reality has lit a fire under the government’s initiative to become a Zero Waste Nation.

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Singapore will impose packaging restrictions on companies selling products within their land; are you well prepared for this?

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Trash Talk: GM Has Record Year for Landfill-Free Operations

Trash Talk: GM Has Record Year for Landfill-Free Operations | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it
General Motors achieved a record number of landfill-free facilities in 2016, exceeding its commitment four years early. The company now operates 152 global facilities that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations. These 52 non-manufacturing sites and 100 manufacturing sites contribute to GM’s top and bottom lines by driving efficiencies, generating revenue and saving money.
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Congratulations General Motors for such a great achievement!

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