Sustainability Focus: Plastic - Lose It or Re-Use It?

Rosemarie Downey, Head of Global Packaging Research, Euromonitor International, United Kingdom

Plastic, an influential part of modern society, is under increasing scrutiny for its polluting presence in the global environment. There are visible and invisible pollutants. Greater awareness and growing ethical concerns about plastic waste is evident with circular thinking initiatives to design out surplus plastics, improve recovery and re-use widely apparent.