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Plasticity London Breaking From Tradition

By Plasticity Forum

- Published on December 2, 2016 by Plasticity Forum

For plastics to exist in a world where ‘waste’ is a dirty word, linear manufacturing models must be driven out and replaced with ones that circle, spiral or loop.

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Plasticity London Breaking From Tradition
Designers and Plastic Experts Unite

By Plasticity Forum

- Published on September 22, 2016 by Plasticity Forum

The Plasticity Forum in London included a unique range of global expert speakers on the topic of plastic sustainability, with challenges and opportunities that included the manufacturing needs for an innovative single-material shampoo bottle, the use of calcium carbonate from large volumes of egg shells as a filler for any types of polymers which can benefit from its inclusion. Giulio Bonazzi, chairman and CEO of Italy’s Aquafil Group, spoke about his firm’s unique fiber recycling capacities from carpet tiles and used fishing nets. Aquafil has a growing program with carpet maker Interface, which sources fishing nets from local communities in the Philippines and Cameron. Mr. Bonazzi, and Miriam Turner from Interface said that “over 100 tons of nets have been collected, with over 55,000 families impacted by a cleaner environment, and over 600 families now having access to micro finance as a result of the Net-Works program.”

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Designers and Plastic Experts Unite
Designers the Key to Plastic Pollution Solutions

By Plasticity Forum

- Published on September 20, 2016 by Press Dispensary

The Plasticity Forum brings its big discussion on the future of plastic sustainability to London, giving the design community a chance to learn how to lead the brands they work for, and products they develop, into a circular economy, where waste becomes a valuable asset. Proudly part of the London Design Festival (LDF), the Plasticity Forum will inspire a segment of industry which is often missing at sustainability related discussions - the design community.

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Designers the Key to Plastic Pollution Solutions
Plasticity London - September 21st

By Plasticity Forum

- Published on August 29, 2016 by Plasticity Forum

Plasticity London will be held as part of the London Design Festival, and recognizes the value that plastics bring to society, while also embracing both sustainability and the circular economy, and the large scale changes that are required in order to reduce its waste impacts. The event will offer “a big conversation on the future of plastic,” and discuss where opportunities can be created related to recycled content, resource recovery, job creation and waste reduction. As a designer, marketer or brand leader, you won't want to miss the information that these experts have to share, so that you can lead in your own respective sector.

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Plasticity London - September 21st
 

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