Monday, 29 July 2019 06:05

Traceability should be extended to garbage

We associate the concept of ‘Traceability’ with supply chains. Equally or more important is the traceability of non-biodegradable packing i.e. who is responsible, where does it end up and for how long?

The manufacturers of products with non-biodegradable packaging should be given two choices i.e. recycle your own packaging or lease space in the garbage dumps – with compulsory prominent branding! The rate at which we are generating non-biodegradable material is so alarming, it requires radical measures.

 

(FT)

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