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The future of packaging : from linear to circular

Author: Tom Szaky
Publisher: Oakland, California : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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"Tom Szaky sets out to do the impossible - eliminate all waste. This book paints a future of a "circular economy" that relies on responsible reuse and recycling to propel the world towards eradicating overconsumption and waste"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Szaky
ISBN: 9781523095506 1523095504
OCLC Number: 1076372720
Description: xiii, 300 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Plastic, packaging, and the linear economy / Attila Turos, former lead, Future of Production Initiative, World Economic Forum --
Where did public recycling come from, and where is it going? / Christine "Christie" Todd Whitman --
The state of the recycling industry / Jean-Marc Boursier --
Who is responsible for recycling packaging? / Scott Cassel --
Recycled versus recyclable / Stephen Sikra --
Designing packaging for the simple recycler : how MRFs work / Ron Gonen --
The myth of biodegradability / Mike Manna --
Less isn't always more / Chris Daly --
But more isn't always better / Lisa McTigue Pierce, executive editor, Packaging Digest --
The forgotten ones : pre-consumer waste / Tony Dunnage --
Consumers care / KoAnn Vikoren Skrzyniarz --
Designing for the new consumer : abundance without waste / Raphael Bemporad and Liz Schroeter Courtney --
Changing the paradigm to enable and inspire responsible consumption / Virginie Helias --
Value for business in the circular economy / Lisa Jennings --
The future of packaging / Tom Szaky, founder and CEO, TerraCycle.
Responsibility: Tom Szaky and 15 industry leaders in innovation and sustainability.

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"Tom Szaky sets out to do the impossible - eliminate all waste. This book paints a future of a "circular economy" that relies on responsible reuse and recycling to propel the world towards eradicating overconsumption and waste"--

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