To end the plastic waste scourge, companies will need to move to a circular economic model. The Japanese drinks giant Suntory has a plan to do just that. Here's how it will work
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Turning a problem into a business opportunity, this entrepreneur wants you to spend your next holiday on his floating island made from trash.
The legislation is desperately needed as only 180,000 tonnes of the annual 2 million tonnes of plastic film used to protect crops gets recycled.
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What might the world look like in 2030 if we have made the transition to a fully circular economy?