EXPERT ADVICE AND PRODUCTS TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS GO GREENER

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We’ve included a selection of research findings and reports on the sustainability of products and materials that our suppliers and customers may find useful for reference. 

Not everything is as green as it may seem at first glance.  Greener Guest has created some easy to read summary documents that can help businesses when it comes to making a more informed purchasing decision, but for those of you that like to have much more detail, some of the publications below may be interesting for you. 

The Green Claims Code is due to come into force in the UK in January 2022, is your business ready?

When making green claims, businesses must comply with consumer protection law.  Before making a claim, businesses should understand how their product, brand or business has positive or negative impacts on the environment across its whole life cycle.  

The Green Claims Code publication is a fantastic resource to make sure you don’t make any unintentional mistakes when promoting sustainability claims..  Click the link below to download your copy now.

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There will always be environmental impacts from products that we produce and use. Trade-offs will need to be made.

Life-cycle thinking helps to identify trade-offs and potential impact reductions in a transparent way while addressing burden-shifting.

Presents a summary of eight meta-analyses undertaken
that examine LCA studies conducted on single-use plastics products and their alternatives.

  • Shopping bags
  • Beverage Bottles
  • Takeaway food packaging
  • Beverage cups
  • Tableware
  • Nappies
  • Menstrual products
  • Facemasks
  •  

Addressing SUP Pollution Life Cycle Approach summary for decision makers

This report examines on-package communications to consumers about the sustainability of plastic packaging and disposable plastic foodware.

At a time when tackling plastic pollution is more urgent than ever, it is essential to develop an informed understanding of the current state of relevant standards, labels and claims and establish best practice with regards to on-package communications.

Creating more effective communications can ease the burden on consumers, minimise confusion, and empower them to play a more productive role in the transition towards more sustainable consumption and production patterns, and a circular economy for
plastics. 

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