INDUSTRIES IN THE UNITED STATES PLEDGES TO CUT PLASTIC POLLUTION IN NEW PACT

INDUSTRIES IN THE UNITED STATES PLEDGES TO CUT PLASTIC POLLUTION IN NEW PACT

More than 60 businesses, government agencies and NGOs have so far joined the US Plastics Pact, representing each part of the supply and plastics manufacturing chain.

The organizations also aim to effectively recycle or compost 50% of plastic packaging and ensure 30% of plastic packaging is recycled or responsibly sourced bio-based content by 2025.

Sander Defruyt, Lead of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy initiative said: “This is an exciting step on the journey towards a circular economy for plastic in the United States, one that keeps plastic in the economy and out of the environment.

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Source; Energylivenews

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Date retrived: 27th of August, 2020.