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Trucost’s study of the environmental costs of plastics versus other materials released in late July didn’t just focus on plastics lightweight advantages.
It is hard to calculate the true costs and benefits of any human activity — industrial farming included.
A new study by research firm Trucost has found that the environmental cost of using plastics in consumer goods and packaging is nearly four times less than replacing plastics with alternative materials.
A new study from Trucost, commissioned by the American Chemistry Council (ACC), says that the environmental costs of using plastic are on average four times less than other materials.
The development of a standard approach to natural capital accounting passed an important milestone in July with the publication of the draft Natural Capital Protocol Principles and Framework.
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI; Washington, DC) Board of Directors recently approved the addition of an auto bumper plastics specification to the Scrap Specifications Circular.
Switching to paper or glass isn’t the answer, a report commissioned by the American Chemistry Council says. Here’s why.
In a remote corner of the UK, 23 men and women try to build a new life and new society from scratch, isolated from the rest of the world.