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Vietnam to cut plastic bag use by 65% by 2020

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VIETNAM –
Under a directive from Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, Vietnam intends to implement a strategy aimed at decreasing the number of plastic bags consumed in the country by 65% by 2020 over the previous decade.

Avery Dennison sets sustainable paper procurement policy

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US –
Avery Dennison has formalized a company-wide policy
to promote responsible paper sourcing and procurement.

The US labelling specialist has committed to identify and disclose the sources of the pulp, natural fiber and paper in its labelling and packaging materials and solutions, help ensure that its suppliers follow sustainable forest management practices, and evaluate and reward sound environmental performance on the part of its supply chain partners.

Yum! Brands sets sustainable paper based packaging procurement policy

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GLOBAL –
Yum! Brands, the parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, has set a new paper-based packaging procurement policy based on sustainable principles.

The company says it has developed sustainable sourcing principles that will ensure the paper and paper-based packaging products it buys do not knowingly come from illegal or other unwanted fiber sources – including wood from high conservation value forests and forests that have been converted to plantations or non-forest use.

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