Sustainable Materials

The BizNGO Sustainable Materials Work Group developed the Principles for Sustainable Plastics and the Plastics Scorecard.

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Featured Materials' Webinar: What's the Chemical Footprint of Plastics?

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BizNGO Principles for Sustainable Plastics

-Sustainable Resources -Closed Loop Systems -Energy Efficient & Renewable -Safer Chemicals -Healthy Workplaces and Communities

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The Plastics BAN List

On November 3, 2016 Clean Production Action together with Five Gyres, Upstream and Surfrider Foundation released the Plastics BAN (Better Alternatives Now) List report. This report highlights the growing problem of plastic waste in the ocean and the need to drastically reduce the use of polluting single use plastic packaging. Globally, an average of eight million tons of plastic escapes collection systems, winding up in the environment and often into the world’s oceans. Recent studies estimate that by the year 2050 there will be more plastic—by weight—than fish in the ocean.

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