The plastics industry cannot help but become the sustainability focal point and primary benchmark for other industries. Not only is petroleum-based plastics a resource intensive sector in an increasingly resource constrained world, but tons of plastic waste are ending up in landfills everyday.
New plastic designs adopting environmentally friendly materials and advanced manufacturing processes become as much important as providing the same performance and convenience of oil-based plastics for customers.
Making plastics friendly to the environment often conflicts with the traditional functions of plastics and more specifically conflicts with the customers’ demands for convenience.
This new challenge provides an opportunity for company like us to gain competitive advantage through the innovation of new eco-friendly materials and manufacturing processes focusing on sustainability.
At Applied Sustainable Materials, we develop and design our products around the factors that are consistent with the concept of sustainability without sacrificing the all-important needs of our customers.
These factors are:
Sustainability refers to growth that meets the needs of the present, without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.
Helpful Links: United Nations Environment Programme ; http://www.unep.org/tools/
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