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January 2020

Thematic Evening: Closing the Loop – Towards a Circular Plastic Economy

January 23, 18:00 - 21:30
WWF Schweiz, 110 Hohlstrasse
Zurich, ZH 8010 Switzerland

  Plastic has become an inescapable part of our daily lives. Its unique combination of functionality, durability and low cost has made plastic the material of choice in the 21st century, for everything from airplanes to earbuds. However, despite its many advantages, linear plastic value chains represent a growing environmental challenge as they are heavily reliant on fossil feedstocks and responsible for over 8 million tonnes of plastic waste, which leaks into our oceans at an estimated annual cost of…

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