Single-use plastic straws will be banned
An EU directive restricting certain single-use plastic products will come into force in 2021. Under the new rules, single-use plastic straws will be banned, and companies will need to respond quickly to meet both deadlines and demand.
Actively purchasing sustainable products
Consumers are actively purchasing sustainable products. Research by New York University found that products marketed as sustainable outperformed the growth of conventional products.
Prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse
Sustainable consumption and production patterns make up one of the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, which targets a substantial reduction in waste generation through prevention, reduction, recycling and reuse by 2030.