No More Plastic: In Search of a Sustainable Future - Part 2: Frontlines of Global Business
Plastic pollution litters the world's oceans. The move away from the use of plastic is currently gaining steam around the globe. In part 2 of this series, we look at business trends leading us away from a world of plastic and towards circular economies. One example is a Japanese startup hoping to sell its proprietary recycling technology abroad. And also we look at disposable plastics regulation strategies in France and New York City. Can we find ways to leave our plastic civilization behind?
In France, regulations on disposable plastics become stronger from January 2020
Business opportunities for plastics are expanding, such as the emergence of companies that make recycling machines using artificial intelligence
Business competition is accelerating, such as the development of reusable plastic cups that are not disposable
The key is the transition to a circular economy