Eighty percent of consumers are worried about plastic in cosmetics and 70% want a ban
Plastic Soup Foundation releases the new and free Beat the Microbead app! The app uses machine learning software to read the list of ingredients on packaging and it can identify more than 500 different microplastics.
Poor prospects for a plastics circular economy
Without government intervention, there will never be a circular economy for plastics. The coronavirus pandemic is leading to meager oil prices. As a result, virgin (primary) plastic is available at rock bottom prices.
REDUCE WEIGHT PLASTIC PACKAGING BY LAW ENFORCEMENT
Companies don’t have to make promises because it is already legally mandatory. Since 1994, packaging has had to comply with so-called essential requirements laid down in the European Packaging Directive. One of these requirements is that the weight of the packaging is limited to the minimum required.
A tribute to our treasurer: Dieter Croese
23 May 2020 On Saturday, May 16, our treasurer Dieter Croese died entirely unexpectedly. This is my farewell letter. Hello […]