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LATAM commits to eliminating all single-use plastics by 2023 – Enterprise Traveller

LATAM has introduced that it’s going to get rid of 100 per cent of single-use plastics utilized in its operations by 2023. 

Journey kits with extra sustainable components have additionally been integrated within the service’s enterprise cabins, and luggage for blankets and relaxation gadgets are progressively being changed.

From June 1, all LATAM worldwide flights have reusable luggage to cowl the remaining gadgets (blankets and pillows) within the enterprise cabin. New journey kits with bamboo toothbrushes and kraft paper wrappers have additionally been launched.

Within the economic system cabin, modifications will likely be introduced within the coming weeks within the supplies used for all components of service (glasses, cutlery, tableware), which will likely be changed with reusable and/or recyclable supplies. This initiative will get rid of greater than 1,000 tons of single-use plastics within the brief time period.

LATAM Cargo is implementing 5 pilot initiatives, anticipated to cut back using plastic in cargo operations by 60 per cent, akin to changing the plastic used for wrapping masses with reusable blankets or waterproof covers.

On home flights in Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Ecuador, LATAM is working the “Recycle Your Journey” program, via which cabin crews separate plastic and aluminium onboard. In Colombia, this separation takes place on the bottom. The group operates its uniform reuse program in Peru, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Brazil, giving a second life to worker uniforms.

The initiatives are a part of LATAM’s sustainability technique which goals to realize zero waste to landfill by 2027, offsetting of fifty per cent of home emissions by 2030, and reaching carbon neutrality by 2050.

Nathaniel Otley



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