In particular, the goal of creating a circular economy, which must be profitable not only for people and the environment but also for recyclers, manufacturers and processors of plastics, comes under consideration.
The plastics industry is under pressure. Between climate change, excessive consumption of finite resources, and vast amounts of plastic waste in the world’s oceans, plastics are coming to be seen in a different light by politicians, businesses, and consumers alike. The urgency is becoming increasingly apparent: it is time to rethink plastics on a global scale. Such an overhaul must include legislation, the development of new kinds of plastic packaging, and innovative recycling technologies and concepts.
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