A wholly sustainable plastics economy is feasible

Image: Pressed plastic bales in the modern hazardous waste processing plant; Copyright: hiv360

Copyright: hiv360


Massively increased recycling rate needed

Image: Lace-up shoe, the rear section of which is formed from plastic screw cap lids; Copyright: Adobe Stock

Recyled PET from drinks bottles can be used to make shoes and clothing. Source: Adobe Stock

Fuller understanding of product stewardship

Portrait: Portrait of André Bardow in suit; Copyright: ETH Zurich

"Recycling efforts should be intensified wherever possible. More recycling of plastic always leads to more sustainability", says André Bardow. Source: ETH Zurich


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