The current system is too lenient and ambiguous. Terms such as “bioplastic” or “recyclable” can create confusion or worse, allow for greenwashing.
Packaging that was designed to stand out in the retail environment is oversized and unsustainable for a changing world.
It’s not just Peak Oil; It’s Peak Everything: The Business Case for Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)
Some industry giants are getting scared that virgin materials for packaging their products are going the way of the Dodo – and they’re putting their hopes into recycling.