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The recent announcement of the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment sponsored by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and UN Environment (the “Global Commitment”) may have gone unnoticed. After all, the Global Commitment joins the increasingly crowded field of multilateral plastic waste accords, such as the G7 Plastics Charter, the EU strategy for plastics in a circular economy, the Commonwealth Blue Charter, and the UN Community of Ocean Action.   But the Global Commitment is, in fact, a watershed…

Jonathan Cocker’s latest blog entry “Electronics Makers at Risk with e-Waste Exports”, has been featured in Advanced Waste Solutions, an e-magazine specializing in waste and recycling issues in Canada. To view the piece, click HERE. The commentary will also be included in the upcoming edition of the site’s e-news that will be e-mailed to approximately 6,000+ environmental professionals across Canada and the U.S.