Businesses endorse plastics waste and pollution goals

More than 290 companies and groups, including some of the world’s largest consumer goods makers and plastics packaging firms, signed on to a plan Oct. 29 from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation to make their packaging much more environmentally friendly.

The foundation said the signers of the pact represent 20 percent of plastic packaging produced globally. Under the agreement, called the Global Commitment, targets will be reviewed every 18 months and will become increasingly ambitious, and companies will be required to publish annual reports. Read Full Article - Plastic News, October 29, 2018