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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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Sustainable Packaging at Dell

Sustainable Packaging at Dell | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

The attitude of many companies is changing when it comes to prioritizing “green” initiatives and focusing attention on sustainability in the supply chain.

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This article shows how sourcing materials responsibly for packaging can actually help cut costs.

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Greening the supply chain to up profits, cut costs and get ahead

Greening the supply chain to up profits, cut costs and get ahead | Sustainable Procurement News | Scoop.it

"[Going] green has become a critical necessity for multi-national corporations with hundreds of billions of dollars hanging in the balance. At this scale, greening operations is all about supply chain. Where things are sourced, where they go, and how they get there — all of these questions come into play, and more often than not need to be rethought entirely. Exactly how big and global is this trend?"

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Cost savings and increased profits...derived from sustainable procurement for large multinational corporations such as General Motors, Walmart, Hewlett Packard, build the case for greening the supply chain...

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