‘If you’re using paper, but you’re putting a plastic liner in it, you haven’t really solved anything…’ Footprint talks sustainable packaging

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Determining the most sustainable packaging option for CPG products is rarely as clear cut as it might appear. Take yogurt cups, which are typically made from polypropylene (PP), which can be recycled, although many US curbside pickup services don’t yet take it. ‘Eco-friendly’ paperboard alternatives are available, but they come with a plastic lining, and will end up in the trash. So which is the better option?

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