Almost 2,000 plastic items were removed from the green flight © Getty Images
Almost 2,000 plastic items were removed from the green flight © Getty Images

Etihad tests plant-based bottles and bamboo toothbrushes

27 April 2021

Etihad Airways has focused on using sustainable suppliers for its first “eco-flight” of the year.

The national airline carrier of the United Arab Emirates sought suppliers to replace less sustainable items on the flight with locally-made products. Suppliers’ products were also lightweight, non-energy intensive in the cleaning process, or non-impactful in the disposal process.

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