Anti-plastic rhetoric has grown increasingly rampant over the past few years. Some argue that the solution to plastic waste is to simply ban all plastic, full stop. However, it is important to step back and ask if that approach truly takes us in the right direction - and if it is realistic. By Cassie Bradley
The Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging Challenge Fund (SSPP) was established to support investment in research and innovation in plastic packaging to help the UK achieve the very stretching Plastic Pact targets.
At the recent inaugural virtual Global Research Innovation in Plastics Sustainability conference, Physical Chemistry Professor Tony Ryan, OBE, from the University of Sheffield,
offered an alternative take on the practice of landfilling.
California has leapt ahead of the EU in plastic bottling recycling policy by introducing the most stringent recycling requirements globally. It's a critical step towards a circular economy. How could this forward-thinking regulation impact on other countries around the world.