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Celebrating Our Second Anniversary: A Message From CGF Plastic Waste Coalition CEOs

Celebrating Our Second Anniversary: A Message From CGF Plastic Waste Coalition CEOs

Published 04-11-22

Submitted by The Consumer Goods Forum

The Consumer Goods Forum’s Plastic Waste Coalition of Action has just celebrated its second anniversary. After two years of hard work and solid progress across our different workstreams on packaging design, extended producer responsibility and recycling innovation, some of our member CEOs have marked the occasion by sharing an update on the road traveled so far and the pathway forwards.

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Lee Green
Director, Communications
+33 1 82 00 95 70

Louise Chester
Communications Officer
+33 1 82 00 95 91

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