Jun 21 - International Forum Looks For Innovative Solutions to Plastics
Submitted by Recycling News on June 21, 2012 - 10:37.
The world is discussing the future of plastics today.
The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (also referred to as the Rio+20 Earth Summit) is in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil this week.
An all day international forum focused on the future of plastics , titled simply "Plasticity" will be held today in conjunction with the summit.
Environmental groups are asking Rio delegates for more policies to reduce plastic oceanic pollution, which a recent study showed increased one hundred times in the last 40 years.
The last Rio summit was 20 years ago. Read more.
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