Replace the plastic bag with a better bag! Kate Bezar, The Better Packaging Company

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Starting with replacing those awful one-use plastic courier bags, the company now offers alternatives to plastic gloves, gift wrap, sticky labels and bags of all sort and is exporting its plant-based products in Australia, Europe, China and USA. But what does compostable mean, is it the same as biodegradable what happens when you don’t have a compost bin – and does plant-based plastic just replace one set of problems with another? Vincent is joined by co-founder The Better Packaging Company, Kate Bezar, which recently was named a finalist in the Sustainable Business Awards.

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