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LEGO Group invests up to $400m to accelerate sustainability and ditch plastic

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The FINANCIAL — The LEGO Group announced plans to invest up to US$400 million over three years to accelerate sustainability and social responsibility initiatives. The investment will cover both long-term investments and ongoing costs. The company will begin to phase out single-use plastic bags used in LEGO boxes to package the loose bricks. This is part of its ambition to make all its packaging sustainable by the end of 2025. From 2021, Forest Stewardship Council-certified recyclable paper bags will be trialed inboxes. Pressure has been mounting on the company to reduce its plastic packaging particularly since sales and profits rose during the…

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LEGO Group invests up to $400m to accelerate sustainability and ditch plastic

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The FINANCIAL — The LEGO Group announced plans to invest up to US$400 million over three years to accelerate sustainability and social responsibility initiatives. The investment will cover both long-term investments and ongoing costs. The company will begin to phase out single-use plastic bags used in LEGO boxes to package the loose bricks. This is part…

Iceland cuts plastic usage by 29% and claims to be plastic free by 2023

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The FINANCIAL — UK retailer Iceland revealed it has cut 29% of its yearly plastic usage. The retailer was the first globally to make such a commitment and remains the only supermarket in the UK to have pledged to remove plastic in its entirety from its own label range. Iceland stated that 74 of its frozen meal lines…