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Recycling is not enough to get rid of plastic waste: report | Stuff.co.nz

Recycling alone won’t be enough to solve the issues associated with plastic packaging, a new report claims.  The Sustainable Business Network says massive collaboration between businesses and industries is needed if New Zealand is to meet the tight seven-year target it has signed up to in a global plastics packaging agreement.  “There needs to be a wider approach, for example, problematic and unnecessary plastic packaging needs to be identified and eliminated from our supply chains,” the report’s author, James Griffin, says.

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