2 – Plastics and Packaging Waste

Following are my responses to the questions raised by the department for consideration as part of the second meeting:

For the manufacturing/retail sector:

What role can you play in producing viable reusable food containers for on the go consumption?

Rather than limiting ourselves to reusable containers, edible food containers are an obvious choice for any on-the-go food items. Ice cream cones, sandwiches and wraps are all designed to be used and consumed on the move. Cornish pasties were designed to be eaten by lead miners so that when they had finished the pasty, they could discard the crimped pastry at …