Plastics enable us to do more than we know. They conserve resources, save energy and protect the climate. But plastics can also pose a problem – if we humans fail to handle them properly: careless use and often simply incorrect disposal have led to unacceptable environmental problems. However, politicians, business and we have joined forces to actively work on solutions.
Scarce resources and climate change are forcing us all to rethink. Away from the throwaway society towards a carbon-neutral, ecologically sustainable and pollutant-free circular economy. Of course, this also applies to the plastics industry.
A key area of what we offer is therefore innovations that contribute to the more sustainable use of our material of the future in a functioning circular economy.
very minute, one garbage truck of plastic waste is dumped into the ocean. In a 𝘔𝘶𝘭𝘵𝘪𝘭𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘭 𝘊𝘰𝘰𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯 "𝘌𝘯𝘥 𝘗𝘭𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘤 𝘗𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘶𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯" on WEF all panelists – from consumer packaging to finance, from NGO to developing country – agreed, that the UN Treaty on Plastic Pollution must be 𝗹𝗲𝗴𝗮𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗯𝗶𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗻𝗴 and 𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗳𝘂𝗹𝗹𝘆 𝗮𝗱𝗱𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘄𝗵𝗼𝗹𝗲 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲 𝗰𝘆𝗰𝗹𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝗽𝗹𝗮𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗰𝘀 in depth.read more
The European Week of Waste Prevention (EWAV) aims to anchor the sustainable use of resources in public awareness through various actions. This year, the campaign will take place from November 19 to 27, 2022 - in Germany with a focus on the sustainable use of textiles.read more
Exhibitors from more than 80 countries present themselves at the leading trade fair for the global fruit trade. It is the world's leading trade fair for the fruit and vegetable sector.Event-Website
At interpack in Düsseldorf, the global packaging industry presents innovations in packaging materials, packaging machines and the associated process technology for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, non-food and industrial goods sectors. Sustainability and digitalization are the focus here.More information
IdeenExpo is Europe's largest youth event for technology and science.To the event