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Keeping Plastics in the Value Chain and Out of Nature: Introducing the CGF Plastic Waste Coalition of Action

Published 02-03-21

Submitted by The Consumer Goods Forum

TCGF Sustainability podcast graphic | In this latest episode of the CGF Sustainability Podcast and wrapping up 2020, host Madelaine VanDerHeyden catches up with the co-chairs of the CGF Plastic Waste Coalition of Action, Barry Parkin from Mars, Inc., and Rob Nicol from Walmart Canada. The Plastic Waste Coalition announced its first actions that will have a real impact in reducing plastic pollution worldwide in December 2020; in this episode, Barry and Rob share what it means for 36 of the world’s largest global brands to come together on this issue, how these actions will actually change the plastics game, and their thoughts on the future of plastics after the start of a pandemic.

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