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Plastic Offset Program

By International Business Times

- Published on October 30, 2017 by International Business Times

Starboard Co. has taken the lead in offsetting the impacts of the plastic used in its business by creating the first Plastic Offset Program (POP) in coordination with the Plastic Disclosure Project and its methodology for measuring a company’s plastic footprint. Based in Bangkok, Thailand, Starboard has created some of the world’s best windsurf and stand up paddle boards since 1994, and is the top choice of champions and beginners around the globe. In their quest to help watersport enthusiasts best enjoy earth’s waters, however, Starboard has participated in a plastic economy that pollutes those waters with toxic plastic materials.

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Plastic Offset Program
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
 

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