Single use plastic packaging for food and drinks creates a huge waste problem. Millions of tons of plastic packaging is discarded each year and only a small proportion gets recycled. The rest goes in the landfill, or worse. Many companies are now looking at ways to make their product packaging easier to recycle and in some cases, even compostable. Anna Gross of the Financial Times explores some of the promising options that are now being developed.
March 4, 2021