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The Green Alliance - biodegradable and compostable packaging

The Green Alliance recently held a seminar, in partnership with the National Non Food Crops Centre and WRAP on biodegradable and compostable packaging.
The Green Alliance recently held a seminar, in partnership with the National Non Food Crops Centre and WRAP on biodegradable and compostable packaging. These are increasingly on the shelves in our supermarkets - and thus in our bins. There are a number of important pre-conditions to ensuring that environmental benefits are maximised. These include ensuring the consumer is clear about what can be composted and how, the separate collection of compostable waste by local authorities, and the availability of appropriate technologies and end markets for composted materials. The presentations from this seminar can be downloaded as follows: Introduction - WRAP (powerpoint - 205KB) The material future: a view from the suppliers - UK CPG (pdf - 1.4MB) The retailer perspective - Sainsbury's (pdf - 736KB) Consumer perception and communication - WRAP (powerpoint - 333KB) The local authority perspective - Bob Lisney (pdf - 32KB) A sustainable packaging future - INCPEN (powerpoint - 126KB)
 

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