Natural disasters, polymers providing a lifeline

Dr Markus Steilemann, new President of PlasticsEurope

"In light of current global challenges, the plastics industry is absolutely crucial to build a truly sustainable future and make the circular economy the new global guiding principle.
 
Our members have already embarked on this transformative journey and I look very much forward to continue working with all actors across value cycles to realise it together."

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The Global Plastics Alliance announces fourfold increase in projects to combat Marine Litter

The Global Plastics Alliance (GPA) released its 5th Progress Report announcing close to 400 marine litter prevention projects have been planned, underway, or completed as of early 2020.

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Plastics head off to summer sun

Lightweight, weatherproof and strong, everyone will be packing plastics for the great summer getaway. Without plastics, you can forget about water sports, picnics or hiking! But at a time of scientific concern about plastic litter in the oceans, they have to be kept doing strictly what they’re meant to.
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The plastics that are worth the trip

Although it was still preserve of a certain elite a few decades ago, travel has become more affordable. The Internet revolutionised the organisational side of travel, and polymers made it easier by providing optimal comfort for travellers...
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Plastics head off to summer sun

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The plastics that are worth the trip

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A self-inflating safety device

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An ergonomic armrest to combine telecommuting and comfort

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Tomorrow’s vehicles: polymers lending their weight to the future

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