Plastics, consumer goods makers in $1.5 billion pledge to rein in waste

FILE PHOTO: A seagull searches for food between plastic waste on the coastal edge of a beach in Valparaiso, Chile October 30, 2018. Picture taken October 30, 2018. REUTERS/Rodrigo Garrido

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Global companies including BASF, DowDuPont, Procter & Gamble and SABIC have formed an alliance to fight plastic waste, pledging to spend $1.5 billion over the next five years. The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (AEPW), unveiled by its 28 founding companies on Wednesday, convened amid reports of a worsening environmental crisis from […]

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