With mutual understanding, TIPA, Bio4pack and De Halm believe that small changes can make a greater impact on a larger scale. There is a lot of scope for improvement in terms of current infrastructure and awareness. Daphna quotes the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, which has found that 14 per cent of plastic packaging goes straight to landfills, and another eight million tons are lost via leakage into the marine environment each year. She summarises: “Mankind should only use packaging that can integrate with nature - decompose and become a resource.”
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