Title

Sustainability and Current Corporate Practice and Examples of Plastics Technology that Are Enablers

Abstract

Principles of sustainability arc becoming associated with best practice in more and more corporations.. This paper will review the results of a 2011 sustainability survey of the Plastic Industry and then suggest examples of plastics technology that contribute to toward sustainability objective in manufacturing. The examples chosen are: Foam Technology, Biorenewables in Durable applications and considerations for the Medical Plastics Industry.

Meeting Name

71st Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition of the Society of Plastics Engineers, ANTEC 2013 (2013: Apr. 22-24, Cincinnati, OH)

Department(s)

Economics

Keywords and Phrases

Biorenewables; Durables; Environmental; Foam; Medical plastics; Plastics; Sustainability; Triple bottom line

International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

978-163266530-0

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2013 Society of Plastics Engineers, All rights reserved.

Publication Date

01 Apr 2013

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