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Japanese, U.S., European companies set up NPO for eliminating plastic waste

  • January 17, 2019
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NHK reported online this morning that yesterday 28 major Japanese, U.S., and European companies established an NPO called the Alliance to End Plastic Waste. The broad cross-sector group will invest $1.5 billion in the next five years to develop infrastructure and technology for recycling plastic. Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings, Sumitomo Chemical, Mitsui Chemicals, Exxon Mobil, Procter & Gamble, and major French oil company Total are among the members of the NPO. Procter & Gamble will serve as the chair.

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