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Packaging reduction seen as priority

This article was originally published in Foodnews

ONLY 45% of plastic bottles were collected for recycling in the UK in 2009 (266 000 tonnes), and much of the plastic waste was sent to countries such as China to be made into other products, something that is not sustainable or economical. Thus, it is more important for drinks firms to reduce or reuse, rather than recycle, packaging, according to a report from Lancaster University.



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