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Plasticity Brings the Sustainability Message to Shanghai

By Gail Putrich

- Published on March 11, 2016 by Plastics News China

The fifth annual Plasticity Forum comes to Shanghai next month in conjunction with Chinaplas 2016. The April 27 event, to be held at the Andaz Xintiandi, Shanghai, brings together plastics industry leaders, environmentalists, ent…

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Plasticity Brings the Sustainability Message to Shanghai
Rethinking Plastics

By Ellen MacArthur Foundation

- Published on March 5, 2016 by Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Applying circular economy principles to global plastic packaging flows could transform the plastics economy and drastically reduce negative externalities such as leakage into oceans, according to this new report. The New Plastics…

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Time to put our waste to better use

By Doug Woodring

- Published on February 24, 2015 by South China Morning Post

(SCMP)  -- Some 8 million tonnes of plastic waste makes its way into our oceans every year, according to recent reports. That is the same as placing five garbage bags of trash on every foot of the coastline on our planet. And that…

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How much are we trashing our oceans?

By Madison Park

- Published on February 11, 2015 by CNN

(CNN) - Nearly every piece of plastic still exists on Earth, regardless of whether it's been recycled, broken down into microscopic bits or discarded in the ocean. And the world keeps producing more of the material -- creating …

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How much are we trashing our oceans?
 

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