4 CEOs Share Why Some Beauty Brands Are Ditching Plastic Packaging

In the US, the volume of plastic waste hit 44 million metric tons in 2019.  Some beauty companies are ditching plastics in favor of aluminum, glass, or plant-based materials. Consumers are willing to pay a higher price for sustainable products.   This article is part of the “Innovation at Work” seriesContinue Reading

Civil society to tackle plastic pollution

Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Executive Director of the Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Ambassador (Retd.) Shafqat Kakakhel, Dr Dechen Tsering, Director of UNEP’s Asia Pacific office,  Colleagues and friends, My deep thanks to the Sustainable Development Policy Institute, or SDPI, for the invitation to talk to you about what we need to do, as a globalContinue Reading

How Cameroonian youths tackle plastic pollution

Nigerian-born Robinson Sylvanus has been fishing along the coast of Limbe in Cameroon’s Southwest Region for the past 20 years. Each time he returns from the sea, he faces the challenge of pulling out his canoe from the seashore. That is because of the various plastics that litter the beach.Continue Reading

Plastic surgery financing facts and statistics

Group4 Studio/Getty Images Since the pandemic started and Zoom meetings became the new normal, Americans have become increasingly more aware of their appearance. In fact, a recent report by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons found that one of the top reasons patients sought cosmetic procedures last year was toContinue Reading

‘Advanced’ plastic recycling using high heat and chemicals is environmentally problematic, a new government study finds

This story originally appeared on Inside Climate News and is republished with permission. Sign up for their newsletter here. The plastics industry’s quest to solve the problem of plastic waste through so-called “advanced” recycling — using chemical additives and sometimes extremely high heat to turn waste back into new plastics — is costly and comes with significantContinue Reading

Wood Plastic Composites Market to Worth USD 9.03 Billion by 2027

Fortune Business Insights Key companies covered in recycled plastic market are KW Plastics (U.S.), Veolia (France), Custom Polymers (U.S.), Plastipak Holdings (U.S.), The Coca-Cola Company Incorporated (U.S.), Suez (France), B. Schoenberg & Co. U.S.), Fresh Pak Corporation (U.S.), B&B Plastics (U.S.), Green Line Polymers (U.S.), Ultra Poly Corporation (U.S.), ClearContinue Reading

Global Thermoforming Plastics Market to Reach $16.8 Billion by 2027

ReportLinker provides the strategists; marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global plastic waste management market as it emerges from the COVID-19 shut down. Description:. New York, Feb. 01, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Plastic Waste Management GlobalContinue Reading