BEYOND RECYCLING

BEYOND RECYCLING

The role of plastics in the race to achieve SDGs

Sectors, organizations, companies, and governments around the world work every day with the aim of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (2015-2030), also known by their acronym SDGs. This initiative promoted by the United Nations sets the path to fight climate change and economic inequality, promote innovation, sustainable consumption, peace, and…

Sustainability, a key factor in the packaging of fruit and vegetable products

Fruit and vegetable products are characterised by their freshness, which is increasingly valued and demanded by consumers. The packaging system for fruit and vegetables has to preserve these characteristics, which, in many cases, might be more complex than it seems. Having sustainable packaging can be the key to achieving it. This has been one of the central issues of the sessions held at the Fruit Attraction LiveConnect, one of the largest Marketplaces and Professional Networks in the world, specialised in the fruit and vegetable sector.

Why recycling has been declared by BIR as the main solution for the management of plastic waste

It is estimated that, to date, approximately 9.2 billion tons of plastic have been produced worldwide, the equivalent of more than one ton per (living) person today. This figure would not be a problem if it weren’t for the fact that less than 10% of the total production of plastic is recycled. Moreover, approximately 30% is incinerated and the rest ends up being discarded

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