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Plasticity Pacific - Fiji, March 13th

By Ilaitia Ravuwai

- Published on February 27, 2019 by Fiji Sun

With 8M Tonnes of plastic waste entering oceans each year, causing an estimated USD$13Bn worth of ecosystem damage, action is needed now. While many look to regulation, consumer education, or community action for the answers, one forward-thinking group – Plasticity – is finding practical business solutions that get plastics out of the environment and back into circulation. Plasticity is coming to the South Pacific (Suva, 13 March 2019) - and everyone is invited.

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Plasticity Pacific - Fiji, March 13th
Plasticity Organizers Chose Malaysia as Event Site

By Recycling Today

- Published on September 3, 2018 by Brian Taylor

In its blog post, the Plasticity organization says label a beverage bottle’s “logistics possible with all the information needed to make a safe and happy customer.” When it comes to recycling labels at the end of a product’s life, the potential to recycle “means thinking carefully about the purpose, its composition and the ability to remove it so that both the label and the plastic it serves can be recovered.” Adds the blog post, “It is early [in] the adventure to make label waste sustainable, but thankfully industry players like Avery Dennison are looking at this issue now.”

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Plasticity Organizers Chose Malaysia as Event Site
90% of Plastic is not Being Recycled

By ABC News

- Published on October 29, 2017 by ABC News - Sydney

ABC Radio with Trish Hyde, Director - Plasticity Sydney, on the opportunities of bringing value added plastic recovery to domestic shores around the world instead of exporting it.

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90% of Plastic is not Being Recycled
Multi-Billion Dollar Opportunity in Plastic Recycling

By San Jose Mercury News

- Published on October 26, 2017 by San Jose Mercury News

A 2016 World Economic Forum report shows that plastic recovered and reused (about 14%) represents 36% of the original value, meaning that plastics in their “afterlife” could be worth US$93bn-140bn.”— Trish Hyde, Director, Plasticity Sydney. Ahead of a visit to Australia for the Plasticity Sydney event, Mr. Douglas Woodring, international sustainability economist and plastic circular economies expert, says both Australia and America’s plastic recycling records are behind global standards, and lag most OECD countries on diversion from landfill.

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Multi-Billion Dollar Opportunity in Plastic Recycling
 

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