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Global Commitment 2020 Report - How much progress has been made?
by Rachel Langhill at 19:27 in Circular Economy, Environmental, Packaging under Environmental
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, in collaboration with the UN Environment Programme, launched the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment in October 2018. Signatories of the Commitment represent over one-fifth of all plastic packaging produced worldwide, and over 500 businesses, governments and industry organisations are united behind a common vision and ta...
Industry commitments to reducing plastic waste
by Annis Mapleston at 10:33 in Circular Economy, Environmental, Packaging under Environmental
The Lorax EPI blog has focused a lot in recent months on the steps being taken by governments around the world (e.g. in France, China, Turkey and South Korea) to reduce plastic and other packaging waste. However, manufacturers and NGOs are voluntarily making commitments of their own. We recently discussed the launch of the European Plastics Pact, but w...