24 Mar How can we create a world where plastic never becomes waste? | Opinion | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

How can we create a world where plastic never becomes waste? | Opinion | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

Posted on Eco-Business this article by Ellen MacArthur summarises key thinking and findings in a new report The New Plastics Economy; reframing the problem of economic loss and environmental impact caused by single use plastic; providing a vision and business case for a global economy based on the principles of the circular economy.

“Today nearly everyone, everywhere, every day, comes into contact with plastics. Plastics have become the ubiquitous workhorse material of the modern economy — combining unrivalled functional properties with low cost. And yet, while delivering many benefits, the current plastics economy has drawbacks that are becoming more apparent by the day.”

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