Is the New Plastic Economy a Blueprint to Design a Circular Future?

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Is the New Plastic Economy a Blueprint to Design a Circular Future?

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Monday, April 4, 2016 - 9:55am

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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation thinks so. In a new report issued entitled The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the Future of Plastics, the Foundation looks at the plastics lifecycle through the lens of the circular economy and examines concrete steps that can be taken towards system-wide change.

Read the full report on the Ellen MacArthur Foundation's website.

 

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HPRC is a private technical coalition of industry peers across healthcare, recycling and waste management industries seeking to improve recyclability of plastic products within healthcare. HPRC is made up of brand leading and globally recognized members including Baxter, BD, Cardinal Health, DuPont, Eastman Chemical Company, Halyard Health, Johnson & Johnson, Medtronic, Ravago Manufacturing Americas and SABIC Innovative Plastics. The council convenes biannually at meetings hosted by an HPRC member that include facility tours to further learning and knowledge sharing opportunities through first-hand demonstration of best practices in sustainable product and packaging design and recycling processes. For more information, visit www.hprc.org.

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Keywords: Responsible Production & Consumption | Environment | HPRC | Health & Healthcare | Healthcare | Recycling | plastics

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