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Spotlight on World Environment Day about how Cambridge researchers are working towards eliminating plastic waste. Plastic has become a malevolent symbol of our wasteful society. It's also cheap, durable, flexible, waterproof, versatile, lightweight, protective and hygienic. Dr Khaled Soufani During…

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The ‘P’ word

Plastic has become a malevolent symbol of our wasteful society. It's also fundamental to almost every aspect of our lives. How do we shift our 'take, make, throw-away' plastic world towards 'recycle, recover, re-use'? Experts, including Dr Khaled Soufani, Director…

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Cambridge Independent: Sook’s first regular customer is organic fare supplier unpckd

A startup that offers package-free household products to consumers is a first pop-up retail customer at Sook’s retail site in Norfolk Street, Cambridge. Tracey Banks, founder of unpackd, says people can pop in on Fridays to browse the stock; additionally…

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Venturing forth: unpckd – every plastic package counts

A startup supported by the Cambridge Social Ventures programme at Cambridge Judge Business School offers waste free alternatives and hopes to promote sustainable and environmentally friendly shopping. Tracey Banks, founder of the unpckd venture that delivers package-free household products to…

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