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WTO releases ministerial statement for tackling plastics pollution; statement proposes series of actions to curb trade in harmful plastics, unnecessary single-use plastics and plastics packaging, and to promote substitutes such as bamboo or algae biomass

Amcor, Cheer Pack North America launch all-PE spouted pouch for Stonyfield Organic's YoBaby yogurt, replacing prior multi-laminate; pouch uses Amcor's AmPrima Plus film that’s designed to meet APR Design Guide for recyclability, Cheer Pack’s Vizi cap

University of East London and Tate & Lyle Sugars scientists develop Sugarcrete, a sustainable concrete alternative that is durable but cheaper and lighter; new material made from sugarcane waste can also result in less steel usage in building construction

Plant-based beverage brand Califia Farms transitions all bottles in US and Canada to 100% rPET; refreshed packaging includes QR codes linking to an rPET landing page as well as brand's sustainability reports

DITF modular cutting tool for woodworking machines wins JEC Composites Innovation Award in weight reduction; tool weighs 50% less than conventional tools, enables 1.5-fold productivity increase, consists of carbon-fiber reinforced plastic, not aluminum

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