Plastic Disclosure Project to Launch This Fall


By environmental Leader staff


- Published on August 15, 2011 by environmental Leader - Environmental & Energy Management News



Hundreds of companies and institutions should expect a questionnaire in early October about their use of plastic, with the launch of the Plastic Disclosure Project.


The project is the brainchild of Doug Woodring, an environmental entrepreneur in Hong Kong, The New York Times reports. The initiative will officially launch in September.


Modeling itself after the Carbon Disclosure Project, the program seeks to make organizations think about their consumption of plastic and how to reduce it. Woodring plans to target big users of plastic, including companies, universities, hospitals and sports groups.


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