Tag: Consumption

Businesses reducing trash and plastic consumption are beginning to look like treasure to some VCs

Zuleyka Strasner didn’t set out to become an advocate for zero-waste consumption.

The former manager of partner operations at Felicis Ventures had initially pursued a career in politics in the UK before a move to San Francisco with her husband. It was on their honeymoon on a small island in the Caribbean that Strasner says she first saw the ways in which plastic use destroyed the environment.

That experience turned the onetime political operative into a zero-waste crusader — a transformation that culminated in the creation of Zero Grocery, a subscription-based grocery delivery service that sells all of its goods in zero-waste packaging.

Strasner returned from Corn Island with a purpose to reduce her plastic use and found inspiration in the social media posts and work of women like Anamarie Shreves, the founder of Fort Negrita; Lauren Singer, who became known for her TedX Teen talk on living waste

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Polyethylene Terephthalate Market – Post Pandemic Recovery Plan -Strategies and Processes | Increase in Consumption of Packaging Material in the Food and Beverage Industry to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The polyethylene terephthalate (PET) market is expected to grow by USD 18.94 billion during 2020-2024. The report also provides the market impact and new opportunities created due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We expect the impact to be significant in the first quarter but gradually lessen in subsequent quarters – with a limited impact on the full-year economic growth.

Request challenges and opportunities influenced by COVID-19 pandemic – Request a Free Sample Report on COVID-19 Impacts

Factors such as expanding population, rapid urbanization, and changing lifestyles have increased the consumption of packed food products. Also, the rising cost of living and growth in the number of working women, especially in developing countries such as China and India has increased the preference for convenience foods. This has increased the demand for packaging materials from the food and beverage industry, which in turn, is driving the growth of the global

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