By Avery Dennison


- Published on September 5, 2018 by Plasticity Forum




Global materials science and manufacturing company, Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY), and Ocean Recovery Alliance, founders of Plasticity Forum, have entered into a three-year agreement as part of the Plasticity Partner Program.


Over the three year period Avery Dennison and Plasticity aim to collaborate across the industry to discover, connect and facilitate solutions to create innovative prevention programs for plastic pollution.


Click here for information on the 10th Plasticity Forum, this year in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on October 25th.  This is one of the only events in the world which is soley focused on plastic sustainability and circularity, with solutions that can scale.....for a world without the waste footprint. 


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By Rod Richardson, Doug Woodring, Scott Cassel


- Published on August 28, 2018 by GreenBiz




Much of the world has explored plastic bans, taxes, alternative materials or producer responsibility regulations, but little focus has been given to the potential financial incentives that can drive needed investment and make solutions cheaper, even profitable.


Fortunately, an innovative new class of free market solutions called Clean Tax Cuts, or CTCs, can directly drive up investment and also drive down that crucial cost barrier that has left the world with a large gap in recycling and material recovery capacity.


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By Doug Woodring


- Published on August 17, 2018 by Green Biz




Plastic recovery in its afterlife is an enormous challenge. For the many of us who are encouraging the reduction of plastic pollution, we must not shoot ourselves in the foot as we transition to better solutions, waiting for the "perfect" solution before making incremental changes — as thousands of solutions are needed.


We should learn to think broadly, be open to a wide variety of options to the problem and to also think in different time horizons. Some solutions can be taken now. Other innovations, such as step-changes in the materials we use, take time to develop. These need market and systems entry today, so that the full benefits can be felt in the future........


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