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Five Ways Businesses Can Reduce Plastic Waste

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These tips can help combat the world’s plastic waste problem.

In an effort to help businesses reduce their plastic waste, GreenBiz spoke to a number of leading experts in the U.K. on plastics, waste and resource efficiency to gather some helpful tips and tools.

From reducing, reusing and recycling to shifting the economics and thinking through consequences, these tips are designed to help combat the world’s plastic waste problem.

GreenBiz has more details:

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last six months, you'll know by now that plastic use is at the top of every sustainability manager's priority list.

What might remain less clear is how to tackle it. Yesterday's long-read investigation considered the potential pitfalls of a strategy dictated by knee-jerk responses and dominated by blanket bans, but where should overstretched and under-resourced sustainability and environmental executives start when drawing up an effective alternative approach?

We spoke to some of the United Kingdom's leading experts on plastics, waste and resource efficiency, to gather some advice for firms battling to win the war on plastic waste.

Read the full story here.

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