Life after plastic: what are the other packaging options? Subscription

23 Mar 2018 | By James Halliwell

Plastic packaging has faced fierce criticism for decades, but never quite like this. Two months after the government announced plans to phase out avoidable plastic waste by 2042, the industry is in a race against time to find viable alternatives. What options are there?

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