The report finds that informal street vendors in India make a compelling business case for reuse systems to significantly reduce all plastic production in order to stop plastic pollution of every kind, not just single-use plastics. In Delhi alone, transitioning about 99,000 street food vendors to reusables (stainless steel), would: Reduce plastic waste by more than 86%; Create more than 2,780 jobs; and Give a return on investment of 23% over a payback period of 2.2 years.

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