Weekly Wrap | Mars’ paper-based makeover, World Cup heat, Jukkan Gorge, SA expiry dates, and a royal update
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Friday, December 2nd, 2022: This week in the sustainability news cycle…

Mars takes the leap into paper-based packaging for some of our favourite choccies, so add them to your list of guilt-free treats. 


World Cup footballers are feeling the heat, new laws aim to prevent another Jukkan Gorge traged, and South Australia’s goverment floats a novel way of dealing with electrical waste.


Plus, Ash is back and she’s brought a new royal update with her. 


Get the full rundown:


Snickers, Milky Way get new paper-based packaging makeover (via the Australian Financial Review)

World Cup footballers face 'unseasonable heat' in Qatar because of climate change (via The Daily Mail)

Barrier Reef flagged as ‘in danger’ (via ABC News)

New heritage laws to stop another Juukan Gorge tragedy (via The Sydney Morning Herald)

Rio Tinto funds foundation for traditional owners of Juukan Gorge (via The Sydney Morning Herald)

The South Australian Greens wants to mandate use of expiry dates for electronic devices (via ABC News)

Prince William and Kate to visit US for climate change prize (via BBC)

We’re also following…

Read about the word of the year’s fossil fuel origins

Get a jump on your Chrissy wrapping with Wrappt Melbourne

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Hosts and producers: Ash Webb and Kristen Amiet

Producer: Luke Spano

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