Global Commitment 2021 Progress Report shows use of virgin plastic has peaked for signatories

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Third annual report demonstrates clear progress from brands and retailers on reducing virgin plastic use, but more effort is needed to reduce the need for single-use packaging in the first place.

16 Nov 2021 | Three years after launching the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, the Foundation and the United Nations Environment Programme published today the Global Commitment 2021 Progress Report, showing how businesses accounting for 20% of all plastic packaging produced globally, have progressed towards their 2025 targets to create a circular economy for plastics.


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