Our position statements and information sheets

We have prepared a number of position statements and information sheets to explore the global issues we all face in our shared ambition of a sustainable future. We hope that you will find them useful.

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Bioplastics, biobased or biodegradable?

The term ‘bioplastics’ describes plastics that are either biobased, biodegradable or feature both properties.

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A circular economy

A circular economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy of ‘make, use, and dispose’.

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Design and Sustainability

’Design’ has the power to scope the whole lifecycle of a product and its impact on the environment

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Energy and carbon

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges facing humanity and is attributed to an increase in greenhouse gases emitted by humans.

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Litter and the environment

Litter is waste that has been disposed of improperly and in the wrong location, polluting our environment.

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Plastics recycling

All types of polymer are theoretically recyclable but, recycling levels vary widely from country to country.

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Product and food waste

Waste occurs when products are discarded, damaged or unused throughout varying stages of the supply chain.

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Water

There are 1.386 Billion Km3 of water on the planet but most is currently unavailable for major withdrawals leading to supply, demand and availability challenges

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