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Consumer movement and UNEP set out five global recommendations for action to tackle complexity of packaging information for consumers

Consumers International, UNEP and One Planet Network release their global assessment of recycling and sustainability labelling on plastic packaging. The research found only 19% of assessed labels give consumers quality information to make informed recycling and purchasing decisions. 

In response, we have created five global recommendations for action to engage business, policy makers, standard setters in creating better plastics labelling that make sustainability the easy choice for consumers.

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Consumer Protection and Consumer Advocacy During the Pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis Consumers International members in 100 countries are calling for a focus on the protection and empowerment of individuals in the marketplace based on consumer rights, and for co-ordinated strategies across nations and intergovernmental bodies to build fair, safe, resilient and sustainable economies through consumer protection.

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New Research: Plastic recycling labelling confusing and inconsistent

Today Consumers International, UNEP and One Planet Network release a global assessment of recycling and sustainability labelling on plastic packaging. The report found plastic recycling labelling confusing and inconsistent, as a result we have set out five global recommendations for action to tackle the complexity of packaging information for consumers.

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