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No right or wrong material for packaging, Incpen says

Environmental differences between packaging materials are actually very small, according to research group the Industry Council for Packaging and the Environment (Incpen). Concerns have been raised about the environmental merits of biodegradable plastic packaging, with its potential to confuse consumers, contaminate normal plastic recycling streams and negatively impact on agriculture for its raw material supply. But Incpen director Jane Bickerstaffe ...