Towards A Circular Economy for Plastic: Driving Impact Through the Supply Chain
Dates: August 31, 2021 -
Single-use plastics have become ingrained in modern society - by 2040, more than 1.3 billion tons of plastic waste will be dumped into the environment. The circular economy holds the key to reducing plastic’s impact on the planet. Yet companies cannot meet their circular economy or materials reduction goals without considering the supply chain.
In this 1-hour discussion, industry leaders from Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Unilever, WWF, and SupplyShift share their ideas on advancing a circular economy for plastic. Join us as we explore:
• What challenges business face in changing how they produce, use, and reuse plastic
• Why collaborating with suppliers is key to creating meaningful impact
• Best practices and ideas for businesses on how to tackle this issue
• How innovative technology tools can support the new plastics economy ambition