MALMO, Sweden, July 7, 2021 (Press Release) -As the demand for take-away food and drink increases, the challenges of waste and product recycling grow. Duni Group drives the development of sustainable solutions by taking responsibility for the product throughout the life cycle - from design to end use. By entering into a partnership , & Repeat and Duni Group will work together to achieve the circularity of disposable products and thus take another step towards the goal of becoming a circular business.
& Repeat is a Swedish tech startup company based in Stockholm. Their journey started in 2020 and already before 2021 their product was launched on the market which has since become very popular in Sweden. With a digital platform, & Repeat offers a smart recycling system for restaurants and offices that makes it easy to recycle take-away packaging. The aim is to create less waste and encourage more stakeholders to contribute to rapid change and improvement. & Repeat has a strong belief in the need for a changed attitude and new opportunities to accelerate the transformation to a more circular society.
Duni Group enters into a cooperation agreement with & Repeat with the common goal of achieving circularity for take-away packaging. Cooperation, innovation and increased awareness are the key to developing new sustainable solutions that limit the waste's environmental impact and increase recycling. For Duni Group, circularity is about the entire life cycle - from material choice and life cycle impact, to final solutions. It is an integrated holistic view of the sustainability challenges we face.
“We really appreciate the new partnership with & Repeat where we will work together to find solutions to complex challenges in the industry. This is one of many initiatives that start with local tests to find geographically adapted solutions for different markets. We continue to actively collaborate with local partners where we can contribute our knowledge and expertise for full-scale, circular models, ”says Robert Dackeskog, President and CEO, Duni Group.
Tor Espen Steinvik, CEO & Repeat comments: “We have shown that together with consumers and leading food retailers in Sweden, we can handle the challenge that disposable packaging entails and create a real difference for the environment. When we now start a collaboration with Duni Group, as a leading global packaging supplier, it is both a confirmation of what we do and an important step towards building scalability and a global market for our solution. ”
Duni Group is the market leader in attractive, environmentally friendly and functional products for table setting and take-away. The Group markets and sells two brands, Duni and BioPak, which are represented in over 40 markets. Duni Group has approximately 2,300 employees in 24 countries with headquarters in Malmö and production in Sweden, Germany, Poland, New Zealand and Thailand. Duni AB is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm.