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An interesting article from Packaging News on the move away from industry-standard polythene, derived from finite fossil fuels, for ones made from a sugarcane biopolymer known as GreenPE.

As well as being renewable, sugarcane captures and stores CO2 from the atmosphere as it grows, making it carbon-negative.
Avoiding the use of fossil fuel plastic material in favour of GreenPE bags further reduces the amount of CO2 emissions and preserves fossil resources.

The full article can be found here..