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Plasticity and Big Conversation on Future of Plastic

By Special Chem

- Published on August 28, 2016 by Omnexus

The Plasticity Forum will host its 6th international conference in London on Sept. 21, 2016, as part of the London Design Festival. Held most recently this past spring in Shanghai, the event brings together experts from across the plastics spectrum to discuss innovation and the dynamics of scaling processes, materials and recycling to reduce waste and create value.

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Plasticity and Big Conversation on Future of Plastic
Net Benefit Analysis on Sustainable Plastic Solutions

By Trucost

- Published on May 3, 2016 by Trucost

Trucost has issued a release about their Net Benefit Analysis research on scaling up sustainable plastic for environmental savings of up $3.5 billion for just two industry sectors. The report recommends valuing net benefits of scaling up of current recycling policies by companies and governments, as the positive externalities created by making long-term sustainability decisions can bring a large impact to the communities that are served by such decisions.

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Net Benefit Analysis on Sustainable Plastic Solutions
Plasticity Forum to Converge Industry, Design and Sustainability

By Rebecca Kanthor

- Published on April 14, 2016 by Plastics News China

While the plastics industry prepares for the upcoming Chinaplas trade show in Shanghai, a concurrent event will bring together industry, design, researchers, and social enterprises in a dialogue about the future of plastic and the role sustainability and design can play in the life cycle of plastic.

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Plasticity Forum to Converge Industry, Design and Sustainability
Earth Day Talk, The Ocean, Plastic and Opportunities for Change

By Doug Woodring

- Published on April 12, 2016 by Ocean Recovery Alliance

On Earth Day, come learn from one of the global experts working on the reduction of plastic pollution in our ocean, waters and communities. Learn about the dynamics of plastic pollution, how it differs from climate change, and why some say it is an even bigger issue. Plastic is used by virtually all of us in our daily lives and companies, and it is a highly useful material. But the complexity of the material makes it hard to re-value in its “after-life”, with the main challenge being its “capture” from the hands of the consumers or users. Learn how “bring-back” programs, mapping tools, measurement programs and the sounds of nature, can make a huge impact in improving this issue.

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