Food Technology Magazine Pubishes “Taming the Tsunami of Plastic Waste”

Taming the Tsunami of Plastic Waste” is a July 2019 Food Technology magazine article which notes that “ … The pressure to curb use of plastic packaging is mounting, and it’s prompted food and beverage companies and foodservice chains to come up with some creative solutions that are recyclable, reusable, biodegradable, or compostable … traditional packaged goods giants, huge restaurant chains, and startups in both businesses—and their packaging suppliers—are scrambling to create new single-use plastic packages that are recyclable or biodegradable—or, preferably, are reusable or eliminate plastic altogether … their response … can’t keep up with a tsunami in public sentiment … More than 60% of consumers are likely to switch away from a brand that they don’t believe is sustainable … combating plastic waste has become a business priority … many CPG companies are getting even more basic and rethinking packaging altogether …”