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INFOGRAPHIC: Packaging Flow in the MRF

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Plastics Report 2014

In March 2011, leaders from plastics associations across the globe signed a declaration to combat marine litter. This Progress Report provides an update on that commitment.

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Better Targeting ‘Ocean Plastic’

Strong, lightweight plastics are amazing materials that contribute to sustainability by helping to reduce energy use, waste and greenhouse gas emissions.  But when plastics end up as ocean litter, their full sustainability benefits aren’t realized.  No one wants to...

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Why Plastic Packaging

Plastics help make packaging lighter, shatter-resistant and more energy efficient. Plus, many plastic packages can be recycled or recovered for energy value. They’re innovative, sustainable and cost-effective.