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Global business and sustainability leaders come together to discuss how innovation and collaboration are helping to address the world’s most urgent problems – from ocean pollution to food insecurity. Listen to industry-leading experts identify opportunities and describe real-world commitments that are good for business and better for the world around us. Amcor’s global team is inspired by winning for the environment. Find out more at www.amcor.com/sustainability The views and opinions expressed in this broadcast are those of the commentators and do not necessarily reflect the views, thoughts or opinions or the official policy or position of the Amcor organization or any other individuals associated with Amcor.

Global business and sustainability leaders come together to discuss how innovation and collaboration are helping to address the world’s most urgent problems – from ocean pollution to food insecurity. Listen to industry-leading experts identify opportunities and describe real-world commitments that are good for business and better for the world around us. Amcor’s global team is inspired by winning for the environment. Find out more at www.amcor.com/sustainability The views and opinions expressed in this broadcast are those of the commentators and do not necessarily reflect the views, thoughts or opinions or the official policy or position of the Amcor organization or any other individuals associated with Amcor.
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United States

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Global business and sustainability leaders come together to discuss how innovation and collaboration are helping to address the world’s most urgent problems – from ocean pollution to food insecurity. Listen to industry-leading experts identify opportunities and describe real-world commitments that are good for business and better for the world around us. Amcor’s global team is inspired by winning for the environment. Find out more at www.amcor.com/sustainability The views and opinions expressed in this broadcast are those of the commentators and do not necessarily reflect the views, thoughts or opinions or the official policy or position of the Amcor organization or any other individuals associated with Amcor.

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English


Episodes

Protecting marine environments will take much more than recycling

1/7/2019
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Eric Desroberts , manager of the trash free seas programme at Ocean Conservancy, discusses how to capitalise on the huge public awareness around ocean pollution, and why systemic partnerships are needed to create a diverse and healthy ecosystem.

Duration:00:19:01

The paper industry is driving sustainable forestry

12/10/2018
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Lon Pschigoda, leader of the world-class paper recycling pilot plant at Western Michigan University, talks Dave through the biggest misconceptions around paper recycling and the innovations we can hope to see to tomorrow’s paper products, from coffee cups to pizza boxes

Duration:00:16:36

The majority of people don’t understand how plastic recycling works

11/26/2018
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Keefe Harrison, CEO of The Recycling Partnership, argues that while recycling may feel universal, most people do not do it properly, and that more global partnerships are needed to help turn the tide.

Duration:00:10:39

We have to shock the system to stimulate PET recycling

11/12/2018
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Dave Cornell, a 42-year veteran of the PET industry, talks Dave through the commitments that organisations and governments need to be making to deliver on their recyclability claims

Duration:00:22:59

There have been five extinction events. Humans must not cause the sixth

10/29/2018
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Andrea Haas of Earthwatch shares her passion for the marine environment and the challenges currently facing it, which has led her to create marine debris programs with hundreds of organizations and individuals.

Duration:00:17:52

A successful recycling program is a mandatory one

10/15/2018
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Patty Moore, a global expert in plastic recycling and president of Sustainable Materials Managment of California (SMMofCA), discusses the steps businesses and consumers can take to create more impactful recycling programs around the world

Duration:00:20:40

By 2030, no P&G plastic packaging will end up in the ocean

9/19/2018
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Procter and Gamble’s Steve Sikra sits down with Amcor’s vice president, sustainability, David Clark to discuss how global collaboration is creating more innovative and environmentally responsible packaging, and how P&G is committed to protecting the marine environment.

Duration:00:10:14