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Research ship finds the world's oceans are 'plasticized'

Research ship finds the world's oceans are 'plasticized' | The Great Transition | Scoop.it

A marine expedition of environmentalists has confirmed the bad news it feared -- the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" extends even further than previously known. (Source: CNN)

 

Despite a lot of greenwashing from the industry and some "nice" campaigns, the plastic pollution of the seas continues. Changing pace or changing course, WBCSD?

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Breaking In The New - can plastics become sustainable?

Breaking In The New - can plastics become sustainable? | The Great Transition | Scoop.it

"Developers of new polymers are trying to avoid the hazards that have made success difficult for many of their predecessors."

Interesting article on 21st century plastics and some of the sustainability challenges

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Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Race for Greener Bottles

Coca-Cola and PepsiCo Race for Greener Bottles | The Great Transition | Scoop.it
Despite dueling announcements claiming technological breakthroughs in all-plant bottles, neither Coke nor Pepsi is confident enough in the technology to offer a firm timetable.

 

Well researched article in the NY Times on the green bottles efforts by the two beverage giants.

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