15 Aug '11, 7pm

Plastic Disclosure Project to Bring Transparency to Plastic Use At Corporate, Institutional L... th.bp #green #USRC

Modeled after the Carbon Disclosure Project , the initiative will assess the use of plastic by hundreds of companies and institutions around the world. The ultimate goal is to prompt companies to use plastic more wisely and efficiently, and rather than worry about its cleanup after the fact, prevent plastic from getting into the environment in the first place. The Plastic Disclosure Project , expected to launch in September, is backed by investors—who, the New York Times reports , "value information about any potential wastage or liabilities related to the use of energy, water or plastic, or, conversely, any improvements that will bolster a company's bottom line or its image with consumers. How It Works To gather the desired information, the project will send out questionnaires in early October about how much plastic a company or institution uses and about what recycling p...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/plastic-disclosur...

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Bettina Wassener Plastic detritus on a beach in Hong Kong. With climate change and carbon dioxide emissions dominating the...

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Bettina Wassener Plastic detritus on a beach in Hong Kong. With climate change and carbon dioxide emissions dominating the...

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The Plastic Disclosure Project

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