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Honorary Fellow of the Society, Prince Charles – Plastics Challenge Is “Extremely Grave & Urgent”

01 February 2018   (0 Comments)

HRH The Prince of Wales said the current challenge with plastics is “extremely grave and urgent” at a meeting of the International Sustainability Unit.

The International Sustainability Unit meeting discussed “Keeping Plastics and Their Value in the Economy and Out of the Ocean” and heard speakers from WRAP and The Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

During his speech, Prince Charles said that the challenge with plastics is “extremely grave and urgent”, however, he said he finds encouragement in that the issue is now “very much on the global agenda and in the public consciousness”.

He went on to say that aside from technical issues relating to the recyclability and recovery of plastics, coordination is vital and stressed the importance of initiatives across different industries working together.

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