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reduced plastics

Reducing fossil plastics and polymers

In recent years we have all become more aware of the negative environmental impact of plastics, especially on our oceans. The World Economic Forum also estimates that by 2050, plastics will be responsible for nearly 15% of all global greenhouse gas emissions if we continue our current trajectory.

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Power Certificate for Jiffy’s 1Plant

Jiffy has received the ‘Power Certificate’ from Everyday Heroes and Baanbrekend Drechtsteden. In the last two years, our production facility 1Plant in Zwijndrecht has welcomed 5 workers that previously had difficulty accessing the job market. This award helps us to continue making a socio-economic impact in our local area.

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Engaging in the circular economy

As the global population and consumption increase, it is ever more critical to reduce the demand for natural resources. We can help by keeping raw materials and products in use for longer. That’s why engaging in the circular economy is an important pillar of Jiffy’s sustainability program.

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Jiffy Group part of major circular economy PPP

Global demand for growing media is skyrocketing. European potting soil companies lead the market in terms of both quality and cultivation expertise, but we need additional peat substitutes to consolidate this position. Jiffy and eight other Dutch parties have set up a Public Private Project (PPP) that is taking a circular approach to developing new growing media.

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Peter Haan with Alex Schoemaker

Better substrate, better plants

“If you want to grow high-quality plants, you need high-quality inputs,” says Alex Schoemaker. “At Living Creations we always put quality first. That’s why we only use Jiffy substrates.”

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