On May 25, 2016 the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy initiative commenced its activities with an inaugural workshop bringing together over 40 leading companies such as Amcor, Coca-Cola, and Unilever. The three-year initiative builds on the recommendations of the report “The new plastics economy: Rethinking the future of plastics” which was published in January 2016 (FPF reported). The initiative’s aim is to take “a concrete first step towards the design of a plastics system grounded in circular economy principles.”

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Ellen McArthur Foundation (May 26, 2016). “New Plastics Economy initiative brings together 40 leading companies and cities.


World Economic Forum, Ellen MacArthur Foundation and McKinsey & Company (2016). “The new plastics economy – Rethinking the future of plastics.(pdf)