How Purchasing this Office Chair Could Help Keep Plastic Out of the Ocean


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These days plastics contribute to 300 million metric tons of waste in the world. In the early 2000s, our plastic waste rose more in a single decade than it had in 40 years.

But what if there was a way to intercept that plastic before it enters our oceans?

Talib talked with Lonely Whale Executive Director Dune Ives about the NextWave Plastics initiative that comprises a group of multinational companies committed to reducing plastic waste. She’s joined by a couple of representatives from two of those member companies: HP’s Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer Ellen Jackowski and Jane Abernethy, the Chief Sustainability Officer at Humanscale.

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