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Reduce, Reuse and Return!

Packaging Sustainability

Reduce, Reuse and Return!

For the longest time, we've been told the 3 key ways to be environmentally sustainable: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Stop taking more than what you require, clean and reuse whatever you have accumulated, and when all else fails, recycle. This seems to be a really good plan until we realise that our recycling process still lacks transparency, and there is simply a lack of demand for recycled materials. It has been reported that after China's ban on waste plastic import in 2017, Malaysia and Indonesia have been the main importers of recycling waste. With the drop in value of recycled plastic, the pile might be...

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Our Thoughts on Plastic & Paper

Packaging Paper Plastic Sustainability

Our Thoughts on Plastic & Paper

Do you believe that paper is more "eco-friendly" than plastic? Before we dive into our thoughts, we would like to emphasise that there is not right or wrong answer, as it all depends on your perspective of "saving the earth". For our solid products, we avoid plastics completely. Paper can be recycled, composted and will decompose faster than plastics will. We have local recycling companies that accept paper, but not plastic, which has to be incinerated. We can go one step further by choosing paper that is Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified Recycled or Mix, which means less virgin materials are used to produce the products. Unless you are creating...

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