Friday 23 October, 2020

Digicel Cayman goes plastic-free

In its ongoing quest to contribute to a healthier environment in the Cayman Islands, Digicel has opted to go plastic-free in all of its retail outlets, with immediate effect. 

The telecommunications provider has replaced all plastic shopping bags with brown paper bags that are both eco-friendly and elegant. The paper bags are 100% recyclable and 100% biodegradable, are made of 100% PCW Recycled Paper and are FSC compliant.

Digicel recently announced that it would also be discontinuing its 2G coverage, which would reduce the company’s carbon footprint while enhancing performance.

These decisions have been praised by the local environmental community.

Loop recently reported that, with annual distribution of 5-6 million single-use shopping bags, the Cayman Islands is number 32 in the world for plastic waste production.

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