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Clean Tax Cuts to Drive Plastic Recovery

By Rod Richardson, Doug Woodring, Scott Cassel

- Published on August 28, 2018 by GreenBiz

CTCs can help scale up powerful circular economy solutions by removing tax and other roadblocks to capital and participation for environmentally beneficial enterprise. They increase investment flows and drive down the cost of capital, and with it, the cost of clean solutions. First suggested by the Grace Richardson Fund in 2016, CTCs explore the simple notion that “If you want more of something, tax it less,” a paradigm shift that could drive global prosperity and a cleaner, freer world.

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Clean Tax Cuts to Drive Plastic Recovery
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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