United Kingdom-based Recycling Technologies has announced its support for a new action plan, laid out in the report “The New Plastics Economy: Catalysing Action,” which was launched by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the World Economic Forum at its annual meeting 17 January in Davos, Switzerland. The report presents a pathway to increasing global recycling rates for plastic packaging from 14% to 70%.
Led by the London-based Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the New Plastics Economy is a three-year initiative to build momentum toward a plastics system that works. The initiative provides a global action plan to align with the principles of the circular economy.
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