Tips: Set targets

After conducting your plastic waste measurement, you should reflect about the next steps and set targets which are SMART and help you to reduce plastic waste.

Develop an action plan

The next step after setting SMART targets to reduce plastic waste, an action plan should be created. The measures included here should focus both on short and long run.

Tools: Standard Operating Procedures

Have a look at our Standard Operating Procedures that help businesses to minimise unnecessary plastic waste.

Tools: Decision Trees

Have a look at our Decision Trees that have been designed to to guide readers through different decision-making scenarios that follow the waste reduction hierarchy.

Tools: Sustainability Rating Charts Booklet

Have a look at our Sustainability Rating Charts that will help businesses to make more informed purchasing decisions when it comes to sourcing alternative products.

Facts single-use plastic during pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of single-use plastic products has increased and the resulting waste is not properly disposed or recycled to a large extent.

How to maintain hygiene and reduce single-use

Using single-use (plastic) products is not necessarily responsible for improved hygiene, but for environmental pollution. Our tips can help regarding this issue.


The consequences of the use of single-use plastic products show that those products have more negative than positive impacts than reusable ones. That’s why improving processes is better than buying (single-use) products.

General tips on plastic waste reduction

Reducing plastic in your company will not be a short journey, but it will be worth it. The following tips will support you on this journey.