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  1. Sustainable packaging: A decade in review

    Sustainable packaging has changed quite a bit over the last ten years. In the early part of the decade, attention was focused on the general business case for sustainability. Then there was an increase in corporate and packaging sustainability goals. Later in the decade, many communities started to take action against plastics such as by introducing bans.

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  2. Tokyo’s sustainable games

    The Tokyo 2020 Olympics are around the corner and they are committed to sustainablity. Tokyo 2020 set the sustainability concept of the Games as “Be better, together – For the planet and the people”.  Here are some key sustainability projects Tokyo 2020 are producing for the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games:

    • Every medal that will be awarded to athletes during Tokyo 2020 has been made entirely from recycled metals.

    • Podiums made from used consumer product packaging.

    • Venues will make effective use of water resources using rainwater and recycled water.

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  3. Ways businesses can reduce plastic packaging

    Plastic use is at the top of every sustainability manager’s priority list. Plastic packaging is not the only option. Consider using paperboard packaging, which has similar benefits as molded pulp as a paper based solution. It’s biodegradable, can be ethically sourced, and used in various thicknesses and designs to adequately protect most products.

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  4. Live more sustainably in the New Year

    While committing to your 2020 resolutions, add sustainable practices to your list. Here are some everyday changes that can help you lead a more sustainable life.
    • Ditch disposable single-use plastics.
    • Use a reusable water bottle or glass instead of bottled water.
    • Switch off lights and appliances when you’re not in the room.
    • Ensure your restaurants choices use paper take-out options and biodegradable straws.

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