20 Juli 2012

Future of plastics discussed at Plasticity Rio

Plastics took center stage last month at an international environmental summit

Plasticity Rio was held June 21 alongside Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, in Rio de Janeiro. Participants discussed and debated the future of the industry, from using bio-based materials to improving recycling programs.

“It was all about solutions,” said Doug Woodring, founder of the the Hong Kong-based Ocean Recovery Alliance and an event organizer, by phone. “We didn’t talk about the problems much at all, just what’s going on, what’s possible.”

… Full text: www.plasticsnews.com/headlines2.html?id=26029

Tags: plant-based PET, mushroom mycelium, cradle to cradle,

Source: Plasticsnews, 2012-07-20.

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