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Recycling, new tech a good fit for Uniqlo

With rising sea levels and climate change, sustainability is becoming a vital part of how companies do their business. Some big brands in Singapore have put sustainability front and centre - and have found that people, planet and profit all go together.

Japanese clothes retailer Uniqlo is known for its simple designs and colours but it is also undertaking a major initiative to boost sustainability efforts in Singapore and across the group.

One step involves replacing the Singapore stores’ plastic bags with recyclable paper bags from