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With the foodservice industry continuously expanding, so is the need for sustainable packaging. The key to maintaining sustainable practices is taking tiny steps to make big changes, like implementing compostable food packaging in restaurants. This post will outline why compostable plastic packaging are necessary and how they compare with traditional plastics.
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As our knowledge of the environmental impacts of plastic has increased, so has the demand for sustainable alternatives. A common response from many businesses has been to switch from plastic packaging to paper packaging. 

On the surface, it’s easy to assume that plastic packaging (including straws) are bad whilst paper alternatives are good (environmentally speaking). However, the truth is not that simple. 

Let’s take a closer look.

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Sadly, like most other industries, the personal care market has a pretty significant negative impact on the environment. This is primarily because the bulk of products come in single use, hard-to-recycle plastic. 

Here are a few sustainable swaps to help support your Plastic Free July journey (and beyond).

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If you’re a cafe owner in Australia right now, you might be scratching your head trying to sift through the rapidly changing information about which single-use plastic items can and cannot be used in your State or Territory. 

Keep reading for a thorough list of the recent and upcoming Australian bans on single-use plastics by State and Territory. 

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