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Reducing single-use plastic in cargo operations vital: IATA

IATA stated by incorporating sustainability components into their operations, the new sustainability considerations for perishable cargo transportation provides stakeholders with basic awareness about sustainability concerns specific to the transport of these goods. Transportation of perishable products requires appropriate packaging and handling procedures to minimize loss. This includes the use of a series of single-use plastic items and materials. While recycling protocols, IATA stated to reduce risk of aviation plastic waste causing harm to the environment, the stakeholders should take action to replace single use plastic with more sustainable alternative solutions


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