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Ikea to phase out single-use plastic by 2020 as it moves into India

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SWEDISH furniture and homewares giant Ikea has announced new sustainability targets as it prepares to open its first store in India.

The world’s largest furniture retailer announced last week that it will endeavour to use only renewable and recycled materials in its products by 2030 and will stop selling single-use plastic products like straws, cups and cutlery at its shops and restaurants by 2020.

The targets are part of Ikea’s new sustainability strategy under which it aims to become “people and planet positive by 2030”. The company has........

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