South Korean technology firm Samsung has pledged to phase out all virgin plastic components from its consumer-facing packaging lines within the first half of 2019.

Posting an update to its sustainability policy on Sunday 27th of January, the company said it would “start making steps” to remove plastic packaging from its products and accessories – which range from tablets and mobile phones to larger home appliances like fridges and washing machines – with immediate effect.

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