Greenpeace Warns that Recycling is not Enough

Recycling is not enough warns Greenpeace” is an August 12, 2019 Plastics in Packaging story that summarizes an interview with a Greenpeace official. This Greenpeace representative warned that:

  • Recycling initiatives are not enough to tackle the growing crisis in plastics waste
  • [there needs to be] a fundamental shift in how products are brought to people
  • [and there should be] a year-over-year absolute reduction of total single-use plastics packaging units produced and sold … globally
  • Greenpeace is calling for annual public reporting of comprehensive information about a company’s packaging footprint