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The original innovators: Ecoware talks seven years in the compostable packaging industry

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The original innovators: Ecoware talks seven years in the compostable packaging industry

When Ecoware begun selling its compostable food packaging in 2011, it was a bit of an uphill slog. Words like ‘sustainability’ and ‘the circular economy’ were concepts that hadn’t quite made it into the mainstream vernacular yet, while companies were under no real pressure to change their practices to become more environmentally friendly – but times have changed in 2018. Co-founder James Calver talks the change in attitudes, as well as the changes that still need to happen.

Two years on

Abbie Reynolds, executive director of the Sustainable Business Council, shares what she's learned two years into her role - and why caring for the environment and communities is more important than ever.