Collaboration to drive progress in recycled products and packaging
18 May 23
Katherine Hofmann, Ed Higgins and Ian Welsh
This week: Katherine Hofmann, sustainability strategic initiatives manager at Eastman, and Stanley Black & Decker’s director of product development, Ed Higgins, share with Ian Welsh how they are collaborating to develop sustainable power tools including using recycled plastics. They discuss the future of sustainable innovation in power tools production, sustainable packaging and how better design can mean products can be fully recyclable.
Plus: UN report says plastic pollution could be slashed by 80% by 2040; EU countries to finalise 42.5% renewable energy target; EU places ban on destruction of unsold clothing; and, auto manufacturers implemented in battery supply chain abuses, in the news digest with Bea Stevenson.