IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT IN PERSON, JOIN US ON LIVE STREAM FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL PLASTICITY FORUM, THIS YEAR IN NYC ON TUESDAY, JUNE 24TH FROM 8:45AM NEW YORK TIME. YOU WILL LEARN AN INCREDIBLE AMOUNT FROM THE SPEAKERS AT THIS EVENT, SO WE HOPE YOU CAN WATCH SOME OF THIS BIG DISCUSSION ON PLASTIC, WITHOUT THE FOOTPRINT……AND SPREAD THE WORD.
PLASTIC – A WASTED OPPORTUNITY
It’s versatile, it’s cheap, and it’s incredibly convenient. Yet despite being designed to throw away, plastic simply doesn’t go away.
Every year 280 million tons of plastic is produced globally, yet estimates suggest that only 10% each year is actually recycled. Capturing this waste stream presents a significant and untapped business opportunity, as does the redesign of packaging, and the thought process around waste creation.
The Plasticity Forum presents ideas and opens up discussions on how to harness this material in new ways, both “pre” and “post” consumer use. We address design, materials, innovations, re-use, and waste reduction in the aim of encouraging further innovations within plastic use and powerful collaborations between our community which includes producers, users, recycler, designers, innovators and entrepreneurs.
THE 3RD ANNUAL PLASTICITY FORUM
Join us on 24th June, 2014 in New York for the third Plasticity Forum and be a part of the most influential dialogue on working in a world of plastic and creating one without the footprint.
The first Plasticity Forum was held in Rio de Janeiro at the the Rio+20 Earth Summit, and was followed by a highly successful event at the Asia Society in Hong Kong in June, 2013. Plasticity is about bringing together leaders who can learn and collaborate with one another to help scale up some of the great solutions which are now coming to market. The goal is to have a world where plastic is used, but without creating a plastic footprint on our communities. Plasticity Forums showcase sustainable solutions and market opportunities for transforming plastic waste into a valuable resource.