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Brands say ‘no’ to plastic, amble towards sustainable packaging and products


Recycling has become a big part of cosmetics, skincare and perfume companies.

By Srinath Srinivasan

With the new push for sustainable packaging, manufacturers are walking the tightrope trying to find environment friendly and cost-effective alternatives. Tata Starbucks was perhaps one of the first to act on this in India, across its 163 outlets in 10 cities. Over the years, Starbucks has introduced glass serveware for food and beverages consumed in stores, and compostable wooden cutlery, stirrers, paper cups, straws and lids for takeaway orders. But an overhaul of this kind could be an expensive affair.

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