Qantas plans to cut 100m single-use plastics and reduce waste by 75% © Qantas
Qantas plans to cut 100m single-use plastics and reduce waste by 75% © Qantas

Qantas operates first zero-waste flight

posted by Charlie Hart
13 May 2019

Qantas has carried out its first commercial flight where all in-flight products will be disposed of via compost, reuse or recycling.

The flight, which took place last week between Sydney and Adelaide, marks the start of the airline’s plan to cut 100m single-use plastics by the end of 2020 and to reduce the level of waste produced by 75% by the end of 2021.

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