As part of our Oceans Conference last week in Bali, Global agreement on a new plastic economy, the initiative of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and the UN Environment, which has an ambitious mission: reduce the amount of plastics for one use of companies that produce 20% of the total number of this item, very polluting around the world.
Specifically, commitment means home100% of this material is manufactured, occupied and processed by 250 companies and entities that have joined the project will be multiple, compostable and recycled from here to 2025.
Nestle, Coca-Cola, L & # 39; Oreal, H & M, Danone and Unilever are among the multinational companies that have signed an agreement on the application of circular economy to plastics. And in the case of Chile, there are two endeavors that have joined to this challenge: Algramo, which help small producers to sell their products in hundreds of stores; i TriCicles, dedicated to recycling.
In addition to these companies, Professor of the University of Santiago, Dra Alisia Garmulevicz and the Government of Chile are part of this plan It also tries to eliminate unnecessary plastic containers and ensure that what has already been produced with this material is reused or recycled.