Groups unveil $150 million investment fund to fight plastic ocean pollution
The environmental group Ocean Conservancy and the plastics and consumer products industries unveiled plans Oct. 4 for a $150 million investment fund to target plastic marine litter in Southeast Asia, one of the world's hotspots for such pollution.
Plastics, sustainability and the bottle recycling blind spot
By its own admission, the Plastics Industry Association was not an early adopter of sustainability.
Patty Long, the executive vice president of the Washington-based group, said it didn't see how sustainability fit into its core mission of helping sell more plastics.
European recycled film quality impacted by degradable plastics
Waste streams in Southern Europe pose a quality issue in films with recycled content production due to a higher share of degradable plastics, according to the latest release by Plastics Recyclers Europe.